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MLA for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo
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On May 5, 2015, Tany Yao was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta as the representative for the constituency of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo, his home since 1977. He was re-elected on April 16, 2019.
Mr. Yao serves on the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.
He previously served as a member of the Select Special Committee to Examine Safe Supply, Select Special Committee on Real Property Rights, and the standing committees on Families and Communities and Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Yao dedicated 20 years to emergency response services, filling a variety of roles throughout his lengthy career.
He has volunteered his time in support of various non-profit and charitable organizations.
Mr. Yao was the 899th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
July 13, 2022