Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
The Honourable Devin Dreeshen was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in a by-election on July 12, 2018, as the MLA for Innisfail-Sylvan Lake. He was re-elected on April 16, 2019.
He is a fifth-generation local farm owner and Albertan. He farms near Pine Lake, where he has a long record of community service. He is a former director of the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association, a former board member for the Crossroads Agricultural Society and a volunteer at the Pine Lake Country Fair and Sports Days.
Devin Dreeshen was appointed Alberta’s Minister of Agriculture and Forestry on April 30, 2019. He has a wealth of experience working on this file. During his time in Ottawa he was a policy adviser to the Agriculture minister from 2008 to 2015.
He was the 908th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
March 4, 2020