Diana McQueen

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The Honorable
Diana McQueen
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Drayton Valley-Calmar
Assumed office
March 3, 2008
Premier Ed Stelmach 2008-2011
Alison Redford 2011-present
Preceded by Tony Abbott
Minister of Environment and Water now Minister of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development (Alberta) 2012-05-08- present [1] Government of Alberta
Assumed office
October 12, 2011
Preceded by Rob Renner
Drayton Valley, Alberta
In office
October 18, 2004 – March 3, 2008
Preceded by Moe Hamdon
Succeeded by Moe Hamdon
Personal details
Born (1961-06-07) June 7, 1961 (age 53)
Drayton Valley, Alberta
Political party Progressive Conservative 2007-present
Children Jacqueline
Residence Drayton Valley, Alberta
Religion Roman Catholic
Website Party Website

Diana Janet McQueen[2] (born June 7, 1961) is a Canadian politician, who was elected in the 2008 provincial election to represent the electoral district of Drayton Valley-Calmar in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. She is a member of the Progressive Conservative caucus. She was elected under the Stelmach government. After Alison Redford won the 2011 Progressive Conservative Leadership Convention, McQueen was sworn into the final session of the 27th Alberta Legislative Assembly as the Alberta Minister of Environment and Water. The Ministry of Environment and Water (Alberta) was created to consolidate the Ministry of Environment & Water and the Ministry of Sustainable Resource Development announced on May 8, 2012.[3]

Prior to standing in the provincial election, McQueen was mayor of Drayton Valley from 2001 to 2008.

Electoral Record[edit]

Provincial Elections
Alberta general election, 2008 results Turnout 51.7%
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Progressive Conservative McQUEEN, Diana 5,979 58.4
Greens ERICKSON, Edwin 1,970 19.3
     Wildrose Alliance SCHMALE, Dean 1,042 10.2
     Liberal BLOCK, Norma 847 8.3
     NDP BANNISTER, Luanne 386 3.8
Party Elections
Drayton Valley-Calmar PC nomination election, 2007 results[4] Turnout 100.0%
Affiliation Candidate Votes %
     Progressive Conservative McQUEEN, Diana 949 55.9
     Progressive Conservative Abbott, Tony (Incumbent) 750 44.1
Municipal Elections
Drayton Valley mayoral election, 2007 results[5] Turnout 10.9%
Cadidate Votes %
     McQUEEN, Diana (Incumbent) Acclaimed N/A
Drayton Valley mayoral election, 2004 results Turnout Unk. %
Candidate Votes %
     McQUEEN, Diana Unk. Unk.


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Order of precedence
Preceded by
Cal Dallas
Order of precedence in Alberta
as of 2013
Succeeded by
Fred Horne
Political offices
Preceded by
Parliamentary Assistant for Alberta Environment
Since 2008-2010
Succeeded by
No Appointment
Preceded by
Parliamentary Assistant for Alberta Energy
Succeeded by
David Xiao