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Nate Horner was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the constituency of Drumheller-Stettler on April 16, 2019.
He was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Economic Development on November 5, 2021. Previous to his role as minister he served as Associate Minister of Rural Economic Development from July 8, 2021.
He previously served as the deputy chair of the Select Special Democratic Accountability Committee. He was also a member of the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public Bills, the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future and the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing.
Before he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, he was a rancher with a cow-calf mix farm operation. He has also been an active volunteer, serving as an emergency medical responder for Dryland Emergency Medical Services Association, president of the Highway 9 Feeder Co-op Association and co-chair of the Hardgrass Bronc Match.
Mr. Horner has his ag business diploma from Olds College and his bachelor of science degree in agriculture from the University of Lethbridge. He was the Canadian Intercollegiate Rodeo Association saddle bronc champion in 2002 and 2004.
Mr. Horner and his wife, Jennifer, have two young children, Avery and Luke.
He was the 921th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
November 8, 2021