List of Alberta provincial ministers

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This is a list of past and present members of the Executive Council of Alberta and the Cabinet of Alberta.

Contents

Deputy Premier[edit]

Deputy Premier
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
New Democratic Sarah Hoffman February 2, 2016 Incumbent Notley
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock December 6, 2013 March 20, 2014 (became Premier) Redford
Progressive Conservative Thomas Lukaszuk May 8, 2011 December 13, 2013 Redford
Progressive Conservative Doug Horner October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012
Progressive Conservative January 15, 2010 February 4, 2011 Stelmach
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Ron Stevens June 22, 2007 March 12, 2008 Stelmach
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan March 16, 2001 December 15, 2006 Klein
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Ken Kowalski December 14, 1992 September 15, 1994 Klein
Progressive Conservative Jim Horsman March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative David John Russell November 1, 1985 March 1989 Getty
Unknown
Progressive Conservative Hugh Horner September 10, 1971 October 1, 1979 Lougheed

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs[edit]

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
New Democratic Kathleen Ganley May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley Minister of Justice, Solicitor General and Aboriginal Affairs
Progressive Conservative Jim Prentice September 15, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice Minister of Aboriginal Relations; Also Premier
Progressive Conservative Frank Oberle December 6, 2013 September 15, 2014 Hancock, Redford Minister of Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Robin Campbell May 8, 2012 December 6, 2013 Redford Minister of Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Cal Dallas October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Stelmach Minister of Intergovernmental, International and Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Len Webber January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Gene Zwozdesky March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Guy Boutilier December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of International, Intergovernmental, and Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Pearl Calahasen March 16, 2001 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development
No full minister responsible; Pearl Calahasen was associate minister (see below)
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Milt Pahl November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister without portfolio responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative Don McCrimmon November 1982 Lougheed Minister without portfolio responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative Robert Bogle March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister without portfolio responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative Al Adair September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister without portfolio responsible for native affairs

Associate Ministers in the Aboriginal Affairs portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Pearl Calahasen May 26, 1999 March 15, 2001 Klein Associate Minister of Aboriginal Affairs

Minister of Advanced Education[edit]

Minister of Advanced Education and Technology
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Thomas Lukaszuk February 4, 2013 Incumbent Redford Minister of Enterprise & Advanced Education
Progressive Conservative Stephen Khan May 8, 2012 February 4, 2013 Minister of Enterprise & Advanced Education
Progressive Conservative Greg Weadick February 18, 2011 May 8, 2012 Stelmach Minister of Advanced Education and Technology
Progressive Conservative Doug Horner December 15, 2006 February 4, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Advanced Education and Technology
Progressive Conservative Denis Herard April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Advanced Education and Technology
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock November 25, 2004 April 5, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Lyle Oberg May 26, 1999 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Learning
Progressive Conservative Clint Dunford March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Advanced Education and Career Development
Progressive Conservative Jack Ady December 14, 1992 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Advanced Education and Career Development
Progressive Conservative John Gogo March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Advanced Education
Progressive Conservative David John Russell May 1986 March 1989 Getty Minister of Advanced Education
Progressive Conservative Archibald D. Johnston November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Advanced Education
Progressive Conservative Jim Horsman March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower
Progressive Conservative Bert Hohol March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower
Progressive Conservative James Foster September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed

Minister of Agriculture[edit]

Minister of Agriculture
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
New Democratic Oneil Carlier May 24, 2015 INCUMBENT Notley Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
Progressive Conservative Verlyn Olson May 8, 2012 May 24, 2015 Prentice, Hancock, Redford Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Evan Berger October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Redford Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Jack Hayden January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative George Groeneveld March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Agriculture and Food
Progressive Conservative Doug Horner November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Ed Stelmach March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Walter Paszkowski June 1993 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Ernie Isley March 1989 June 1993 Klein, Getty Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development
Progressive Conservative Peter Elzinga May 1986 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative LeRoy Fjordbotten November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Dallas Schmidt March 23, 1979 November 18, 1982 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Marvin Moore March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Hugh Horner September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed
Social Credit Henry Ruste July 16, 1968 September 10, 1971 Strom
Social Credit Harry Strom October 15, 1962 July 16, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Leonard Halmrast January 5, 1954 October 15, 1962 Manning
Social Credit David A. Ure May 8, 1948 January 1954 Manning
Social Credit Duncan MacMillan December 3, 1940 May 8, 1948 Manning, Aberhart
Social Credit David Mullen May 1, 1937 1940 Aberhart
Social Credit William Chant September 3, 1935 May 1, 1937 Aberhart
United Farmers Frank Grisdale June 15, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid, Brownlee
United Farmers George Hoadley August 31, 1921 June 15, 1934 Brownlee, Greenfield
Liberal Duncan Marshall November 1, 1909 August 31, 1921 Stewart, Sifton, Rutherford
Liberal William Finlay September 9, 1905 November 1, 1909 Rutherford

Associate ministers in the Agriculture portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Everett McDonald March 17, 2015 May 24, 2015 Prentice Associate Minister of Agriculture
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Associate Minister of Agriculture
Progressive Conservative Shirley Cripps May 1986 March 1989 Getty Associate Minister of Agriculture

Minister of Career Development and Employment[edit]

Minister of Career Development and Employment
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Norm Weiss March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Ken Kowalski September 8, 1988 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative Rick Orman Between September 1986 and March 1987 September 8, 1988 Getty

Minister of Children and Youth Services[edit]

Minister of Children and Youth Services
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Yvonne Fritz January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Janis Tarchuk March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Janis Tarchuk December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Children's Services
Progressive Conservative Heather Forsyth November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Children's Services
Progressive Conservative Iris Evans May 26, 1999 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Children's Services
Progressive Conservative Pearl Calahasen May 31, 1996 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister without portfolio responsible for Children's Services
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Culture, Youth and Recreation
Vacant
Social Credit Gordon Taylor May 19, 1970 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Youth
Social Credit Robert Curtis Clark December 12, 1968 May 19, 1970 Strom Minister of Youth

Minister of Community Development[edit]

Minister of Community Development
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Denis Ducharme April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Gary Mar November 25, 2004 April 6, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Gene Zwozdesky March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Stan Woloshyn May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan May 31, 1996 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Gary Mar June 1993 May 31, 1996 Klein
Progressive Conservative Dianne Mirosh December 14, 1992 June 1993 Klein

Minister of Community and Occupational Health[edit]

Minister of Community and Occupational Health
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Jim Dinning May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister without portfolio responsible for Workers' Health, Safety and Compensation

Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs[edit]

Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Dennis Anderson March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Elaine McCoy May 1986 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative Al Adair November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty
Progressive Conservative Connie Osterman November 1982 November 1, 1985 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Julian Koziak March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Graham Harle March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Robert Dowling March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Consumer Affairs

Minister of Culture[edit]

Minister of Culture
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Heather Klimchuk May 8, 2012 Incumbent Redford
Progressive Conservative October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Minister of Culture and Community Services
Progressive Conservative Lindsay Blackett March 12, 2008 October 12, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Culture and Community Spirit
Progressive Conservative Hector Goudreau December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Tourism, Parks, Recreation, and Culture
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Doug Main March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Culture and Multiculturalism
Progressive Conservative Greg Stevens Between September 1986 and March 1987 March 1989 Getty Minister of Culture and Multiculturalism
Progressive Conservative Dennis Anderson May 1986 Between September 1986 and March 1987 Getty
Progressive Conservative Mary LeMessurier March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Government Services and Culture
Progressive Conservative September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Culture, Youth and Recreation

Minister of Economic Development[edit]

Minister of Economic Development
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
New Democratic Deron Bilous October 22, 2015 Incumbent Notley Minister of Economic Development & Trade
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Clint Dunford November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Mark Norris March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Jon Havelock May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein
Progressive Conservative Pat Nelson March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Steve West May 31, 1996 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Murray Smith September 15, 1994 May 31, 1996 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Ken Kowalski June 1993 September 15, 1994 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Donald H. Sparrow December 14, 1992 June 1993 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Peter Elzinga March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Economic Development and Trade
Progressive Conservative Larry Shaben May 1986 March 1989 Getty Minister of Economic Development and Trade
Progressive Conservative Hugh Planche October 1, 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Hugh Horner March 1979 October 1, 1979 Lougheed
Vacant
Social Credit Allen Patrick August 2, 1955 September 1, 1959 Manning Minister of Economic Affairs
Social Credit Alfred Hooke April 20, 1945 August 2, 1955 Manning Minister of Economic Affairs

Associate Ministers in the Economic Development portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid November 1982 Lougheed Minister of State for Economic Development - International Trade

Minister of Education[edit]

Minister of Education
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     NDP David Eggen May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley
Progressive Conservative Gordon Dirks September 15, 2014 May 5, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Jeff Johnson May 8, 2012 September 15, 2014 Redford
Progressive Conservative Thomas Lukaszuk October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock March 12, 2008 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Ron Liepert December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Gene Zwozdesky November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Lyle Oberg May 26, 1999 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Learning
Progressive Conservative Gary Mar May 31, 1996 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Halvar Jonson December 14, 1992 May 31, 1996 Klein
Progressive Conservative Jim Dinning September 8, 1988 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Nancy Betkowski May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty
Progressive Conservative Neil Webber November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty
Progressive Conservative David King March 1979 November 1, 1985 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Julian Koziak March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Lou Hyndman September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed
Social Credit Robert Curtis Clark December 12, 1968 September 10, 1971 Strom
Social Credit Raymond Reierson June 29, 1967 December 12, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Randolph McKinnon July 31, 1964 June 29, 1967 Manning
Social Credit Anders Aalborg September 9, 1952 July 31, 1964 Manning
Social Credit Ivan Casey February 23, 1948 September 9, 1952 Manning
Social Credit Ronald Ansley September 12, 1944 February 23, 1948 Manning
Social Credit Solon Earl Low June 1, 1943 September 12, 1944 Manning
Social Credit William Aberhart September 3, 1935 June 1, 1943 Aberhart
United Farmers Perren Baker August 31, 1921 September 3, 1935 Reid, Brownlee, Greenfield
Liberal George P. Smith August 26, 1918 August 31, 1921 Stewart
Liberal John R. Boyle May 4, 1912 August 26, 1918 Stewart, Sifton
Liberal Charles R. Mitchell June 1, 1910 May 4, 1912 Sifton
Liberal Alexander Cameron Rutherford September 9, 1905 June 1, 1910 Rutherford

Minister of Employment and Immigration[edit]

Minister of Employment and Immigration
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Thomas Lukaszuk January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Hector Goudreau March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Iris Evans December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Employment, Immigration, and Industry
Progressive Conservative Mike Cardinal November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Human Resources and Employment
Progressive Conservative Clint Dunford May 26, 1999 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Human Resources and Employment
Progressive Conservative Murray Smith May 31, 1996 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Stockwell Day December 14, 1992 May 31, 1996 Klein Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Elaine McCoy March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Rick Orman September 8, 1988 March 1989 Getty Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Ian Reid May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Leslie Young March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Neil Crawford March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Labour
Progressive Conservative Bert Hohol September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Labour and Manpower
     Social Credit Raymond Reierson September 1, 1959 September 10, 1971 Manning, Strom Minister of Labour
     August 2, 1955 September 1, 1959 Manning Minister of Industries and Labour
Social Credit Norman Willmore November 10, 1953 August 2, 1955 Manning Minister of Industries and Labour
Social Credit John Robinson May 8, 1948 1953 Manning Minister of Industries and Labour

Minister of Energy[edit]

Minister of Energy
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     NDP Marg McCuaig-Boyd May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley
Progressive Conservative Frank Oberle September 15, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Diana McQueen December 6, 2013 September 15, 2014 Hancock, Redford
Progressive Conservative Ken Hughes May 8, 2012 December 6, 2013 Redford
Progressive Conservative Ted Morton October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Redford
Progressive Conservative Ron Liepert January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Mel Knight December 15, 2006 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Greg Melchin November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Murray Smith March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Mike Cardinal June 2, 2000 March 16, 2001 Klein Minister of Resource Development
Progressive Conservative Steve West May 26, 1999 June 2, 2000 Klein Minister of Resource Development
Progressive Conservative Steve West March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Pat Black December 14, 1992 March 29, 1997 Klein
Progressive Conservative Rick Orman March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Neil Webber May 1986 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative John Zaozirny November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Progressive Conservative Merv Leitch March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Progressive Conservative Don Getty March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
-- various April 1, 1949 March 1975 -- see Minister of Mines and Minerals
-- various October 1, 1930 April 1, 1949 -- see Minister of Forestry, Lands and Wildlife (Minister of Land and Mines)

Associate ministers within the Resource Development portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Donna Kennedy-Glans December 13, 2013 March 17, 2014 Redford Associate Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy
Progressive Conservative Mike Cardinal May 26, 1999 June 2, 2000 Klein Associate Minister of Forestry
Progressive Conservative Donald H. Sparrow November 1982 November 1, 1985 Lougheed Associate Minister of Public Lands and Wildlife
Progressive Conservative Dallas Schmidt August 30, 1976 March 22, 1979 Lougheed Associate Minister of Energy and Natural Resources responsible for Public Lands

Minister of the Environment[edit]

Minister of the Environment
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Diana McQueen May 8, 2012 Ministry of Environment and Water Incumbent Redford
Progressive Conservative October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development
Progressive Conservative Rob Renner December 15, 2006 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Guy Boutilier November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Lorne Taylor March 16, 2001 November 24, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Halvar Jonson June 2, 2000 March 16, 2001 Klein
Progressive Conservative Gary Mar May 26, 1999 June 2, 2000 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund September 15, 1994 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Brian Evans December 14, 1992 September 15, 1994 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ralph Klein March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Ian Reid September 8, 1988 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative Ken Kowalski May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty
Progressive Conservative Frederick Bradley November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Jack Cookson March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative David John Russell March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative William Yurko September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed
Social Credit James Henderson September 10, 1971 Strom

Minister of Family and Social Services[edit]

Minister of Family and Social Services
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Lyle Oberg March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Stockwell Day May 31, 1996 March 29, 1997 Klein
Progressive Conservative Mike Cardinal December 14, 1992 May 31, 1996 Klein
Progressive Conservative John Oldring March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Connie Osterman May 1986 March 1989 Getty Minister of Social Services
Progressive Conservative November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty Minister of Social Services and Community Health
Progressive Conservative Neil Webber November 1982 November 1, 1985 Lougheed Minister of Social Services and Community Health
Progressive Conservative Robert Bogle March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Social Services and Community Health
Progressive Conservative Helen Hunley March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Social Services and Community Health

Associate ministers in the Family and Social Services portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Roy Brassard March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Associate Minister of Family and Social Services

Minister of Finance[edit]

Minister of Finance
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     NDP Joe Ceci May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley
Progressive Conservative Robin Campbell September 15, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Doug Horner May 8, 2012 September 15, 2014 Hancock, Redford
Progressive Conservative Ron Liepert October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Redford
Progressive Conservative Lloyd Snelgrove January 27, 2011 October 12, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Finance and Enterprise
Progressive Conservative Ted Morton January 15, 2010 January 27, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Finance and Enterprise
Progressive Conservative Iris Evans March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach Minister of Finance and Enterprise
Progressive Conservative Lyle Oberg December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Pat Nelson March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Steve West June 2, 2000 March 16, 2001 Klein Provincial Treasurer
Progressive Conservative Stockwell Day March 29, 1997 June 1, 2000 Klein Provincial Treasurer
Progressive Conservative Jim Dinning December 14, 1992 March 29, 1997 Klein Provincial Treasurer
Progressive Conservative Archibald Johnston May 1986 December 14, 1992 Getty Provincial Treasurer
Progressive Conservative Lou Hyndman March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Provincial Treasurer
Progressive Conservative Merv Leitch March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Provincial Treasurer
Progressive Conservative Gordon Miniely September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Provincial Treasurer
Social Credit Anders Aalborg July 29, 1964 September 10, 1971 Strom, Manning Provincial Treasurer
Social Credit Edgar Hinman August 2, 1955 July 29, 1964 Manning Provincial Treasurer
Social Credit Clarence Gerhart December 23, 1954 August 2, 1955 Manning Provincial Treasurer
Social Credit Ernest Manning September 12, 1944 December 23, 1954 Manning Provincial Treasurer
Social Credit Solon Earl Low February 2, 1937 September 12, 1944 Manning, Aberhart Provincial Treasurer
Social Credit Charles Cockroft September 3, 1935 February 2, 1937 Aberhart Provincial Treasurer
United Farmers John Love July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid Provincial Treasurer
United Farmers Richard Reid 1923 July 10, 1934 Brownlee, Greenfield Provincial Treasurer
United Farmers Herbert Greenfield August 13, 1921 1923 Greenfield Provincial Treasurer
Liberal Charles Mitchell November 28, 1913 August 13, 1921 Stewart, Sifton Provincial Treasurer
Liberal Arthur Sifton March 26, 1913 November 28, 1913 Sifton Provincial Treasurer
Liberal Malcolm McKenzie May 4, 1912 March 26, 1913 Sifton Provincial Treasurer
Liberal Arthur Sifton June 1, 1910 May 4, 1912 Sifton Provincial Treasurer
Liberal Alexander Rutherford September 9, 1905 Juny 1, 1910 Rutherford Provincial Treasurer

Minister of Forestry, Lands and Wildlife[edit]

Minister of Forestry, Lands and Wildlife
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative LeRoy Fjordbotten Between September 1986 and March 1987 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Donald Sparrow May 1986 Between September 1986 and March 1987 Getty
Progressive Conservative November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty Minister of Forestry
Progressive Conservative Associate Minister
(see below)
1982 1985 Lougheed Associate Minister within Energy and Natural Resources
Progressive Conservative Bud Miller November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Public Lands and Wildlife
Progressive Conservative Associate Minister
(see below)
1975 1979 Lougheed Associate Minister within Energy and Natural Resources
Progressive Conservative Allan Warrack September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Lands and Forests
Social Credit Joseph Ross May 20, 1969 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Lands and Forests
Social Credit Henry Ruste December 12, 1968 May 20, 1969 Strom Minister of Lands and Forests
Social Credit Alfred Hooke July 16, 1968 December 12, 1968 Manning Minister of Lands and Forests
Social Credit Henry Ruste February 16, 1965 July 16, 1968 Manning Minister of Lands and Forests
Social Credit Norman Willmore August 2, 1955 February 2, 1965 Manning Minister of Lands and Forests
Social Credit Ivan Casey September 9, 1952 August 2, 1955 Manning Minister of Lands and Forests
     Social Credit Nathan Tanner April 1, 1949 September 9, 1952 Manning Minister of Lands and Forests
     January 5, 1937 April 1, 1949 Manning, Aberhart Minister of Lands and Mines
Social Credit Charles Ross September 3, 1935 January 5, 1937 Aberhart Minister of Lands and Mines
United Farmers Hugh Allen July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid Minister of Lands and Mines
United Farmers Richard Reid October 1, 1930 July 10, 1934 Brownlee Minister of Lands and Mines

Associate Ministers in the Forestry, Lands and Wildlife portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta Donald H. Sparrow November 1982 November 1, 1985 Lougheed Associate Minister of Public Lands and Wildlife
Progressive Conservative Dallas Schmidt August 30, 1976 March 22, 1979 Lougheed Associate Minister of Energy and Natural Resources responsible for Public Lands

Minister of Gaming[edit]

Minister of Gaming
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Gordon Graydon November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ron Stevens March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Murray Smith May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein

Minister of Health[edit]

Minister of Health
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
New Democratic Sarah Hoffman May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley Minister of Health and Seniors
Progressive Conservative Stephen Mandel September 15, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Fred Horne May 8, 2012 September 15, 2014 Redford Minister of Health
Progressive Conservative October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Minister of Health and Wellness
Progressive Conservative Gene Zwozdesky January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach Minister of Health and Wellness
Progressive Conservative Ron Liepert March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach Minister of Health and Wellness
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Health and Wellness
Progressive Conservative Iris Evans November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Health and Wellness
Progressive Conservative Gary Mar June 2, 2000 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Health and Wellness
Progressive Conservative Halvar Jonson May 31, 1996 June 2, 2000 Klein Minister of Health
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan December 15, 1992 May 31, 1996 Klein Minister of Health
Progressive Conservative Nancy Betkowski September 8, 1988 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Health
Progressive Conservative Marvin Moore May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty Minister of Hospitals and Medical Care
Progressive Conservative David Russell March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Hospitals and Medical Care
Progressive Conservative Gordon Miniely March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Hospitals and Medical Care
Progressive Conservative Neil Crawford September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Health and Social Development
Social Credit James Henderson May 20, 1969 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Health
Social Credit Joseph Ross September 18, 1957 May 20, 1969 Strom, Manning Minister of Health
Social Credit Wallace Cross September 3, 1935 September 18, 1957 Manning, Aberhart Minister of Health
United Farmers George Hoadley 1923 September 3, 1935 Reid, Brownlee Minister of Health
United Farmers Richard Reid August 13, 1921 1923 Greenfield Minister of Health
Liberal Charles Mitchell April 29, 1920 August 13, 1921 Stewart Minister of Health
Liberal Alexander MacKay June 19, 1919 April 29, 1920 Stewart Minister of Health

Associate Ministers in the Health and Wellness portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta Gene Zwozdesky May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein Associate Minister of Health and Wellness

Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs[edit]

Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Denis January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Yvonne Fritz March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Ray Danyluk December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Larry Shaben November 1982 November 1986 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Housing
Progressive Conservative Tom Chambers April 24, 1978 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Housing and Public Works
Progressive Conservative William Yurko March 1975 April 24, 1978 Lougheed Minister of Housing and Public Works

Associate Ministers in the Housing and Urban Affairs Portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Yvonne Fritz June 22, 2007 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Associate Minister in charge of Affordable Housing and Urban Development

Minister of Human Services[edit]

Minister of Human Services
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta Dave Hancock October 12, 2011 Incumbent Redford

Minister of Industry and Commerce[edit]

Minister of Industry and Commerce
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Fred Peacock September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Industry and Commerce
Social Credit Raymond Ratzlaff May 27, 1969 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Industry and Tourism
     Social Credit Allen Patrick December 12, 1968 May 27, 1969 Strom Minister of Industry and Tourism
     September 1, 1959 December 12, 1968 Manning, Strom Minister of Industry and Development
Social Credit Raymond Reierson August 2, 1955 September 1, 1959 Manning Minister of Industries and Labour
Social Credit Norman Willmore November 10, 1953 August 2, 1955 Manning Minister of Industries and Labour
Social Credit John Robinson May 8, 1948 1953 Manning Minister of Industries and Labour
Social Credit Clarence Gerhart September 12, 1944 May 8, 1948 Manning Minister of Trade and Industry
Social Credit Ernest Manning June 1, 1943 September 12, 1944 Manning Minister of Trade and Industry
Social Credit Wallace Cross January 20, 1937 June 1, 1943 Aberhart Minister of Trade and Industry
Social Credit Ernest Manning January 20, 1937 Aberhart Minister of Trade and Industry
Social Credit William Chant September 3, 1935 Aberhart Minister of Trade and Industry

Minister of Infrastructure[edit]

Minister of Infrastructure
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     New Democratic Brian Mason May 25, 2015 present Notley Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Manmeet Bhullar September 14, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Wayne Drysdale May 6, 2014 September 14, 2014 Hancock Minister of Infrastructure & Transportation
Progressive Conservative Ric McIver December 13, 2013 May 6, 2014 Hancock, Redford
Progressive Conservative Wayne Drysdale May 8, 2012 December 13, 2013 Redford
Progressive Conservative Jeff Johnson October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012
Progressive Conservative Ray Danyluk January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Jack Hayden March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Luke Ouellette December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Lyle Oberg November 25, 2004 March 22, 2006 Klein Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ed Stelmach May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein

Associate Ministers in the Infrastructure portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Gene Zwozdesky June 22, 2007 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Associate Minister in charge of Capital Planning
Progressive Conservative Barry McFarland April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein Associate Minister in charge of Capital Planning

Minister of Innovation and Science[edit]

Minister of Innovation and Science
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Victor Doerksen March 16, 2001 August 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Lorne Taylor May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein
Progressive Conservative Lorne Taylor March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister without portfolio responsible for science, research, and information technology
Progressive Conservative Dianne Mirosh September 15, 1994 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister without portfolio responsible for science and research
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Fred Stewart March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Technology, Research, and Telecommunications
Progressive Conservative Leslie Young May 1986 March 1989 Getty Minister of Technology, Research, and Telecommunications
Progressive Conservative David King November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty Minister of Technology, Research, and Telecommunications

Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations[edit]

Minister of Intergovernmental Relations
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Cal Dallas May 8, 2012 Incumbent Redford Minister of International and Intergovernmental Relations
Progressive Conservative October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Minister of Intergovernmental, International and Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Iris Evans January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Len Webber September 17, 2009 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Ron Stevens March 12, 2008 May 15, 2009 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Guy Boutilier December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of International, Intergovernmental, and Aboriginal Relations
Progressive Conservative Gary Mar April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Ed Stelmach November 25, 2004 March 23, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Halvar Jonson March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs
Progressive Conservative Ken Rostad September 15, 1994 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
Progressive Conservative Ralph Klein June 1993 September 15, 1994 Klein Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
Progressive Conservative Peter Elzinga December 14, 1992 June 1993 Klein Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
Progressive Conservative Jim Horsman November 1982 December 14, 1992 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
Progressive Conservative Archibald D. Johnston March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
Progressive Conservative Lou Hyndman March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs
Progressive Conservative Don Getty September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs

Minister of International Trade[edit]

Minister of International Trade
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid November 1982 November 1, 1985 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid November 1982 Lougheed Minister of State for Economic Development - International Trade

Minister of Justice and Attorney General[edit]

Minister of Justice and Attorney General
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     New Democratic Kathleen Ganley May 24, 2015 present Notley Minister of Justice, Solicitor General and Aboriginal Affairs.
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Denis May 8, 2012 April 25, 2015 Redford, Prentice Minister of Justice and Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Verlyn Olson February 18, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Alison Redford March 12, 2008 February 18, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Ron Stevens November 25, 2004 March 12, 2008 Klein, Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Dave Hancock May 26, 1999 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Jon Havelock March 26, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Brian Evans September 15, 1994 March 26, 1997 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ken Rostad June 1993 September 15, 1994 Klein
Progressive Conservative Dick Fowler December 14, 1992 June 1993 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ken Rostad September 8, 1988 December 14, 1992 Getty Attorney General
Progressive Conservative Jim Horsman May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty Attorney General
Progressive Conservative Neil Crawford March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Attorney General
Progressive Conservative James Foster March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Attorney General
Progressive Conservative Merv Leitch September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Attorney General
Social Credit Edgar Gerhart December 10, 1968 September 10, 1971 Strom Attorney General
Social Credit Ernest Manning August 2, 1955 December 10, 1968 Manning Attorney General
Social Credit Lucien Maynard June 1, 1943 August 2, 1955 Manning Attorney General
Social Credit William Aberhart August 1937 May 23, 1943 Aberhart Attorney General
Social Credit John Hugill September 3, 1935 August 9, 1937 Aberhart Attorney General
United Farmers John Lymburn June 5, 1926 September 3, 1935 Reid, Brownlee Attorney General
United Farmers John Brownlee August 31, 1921 June 5, 1926 Brownlee, Greenfield Attorney General
Liberal John Boyle August 23, 1918 August 31, 1921 Stewart Attorney General
Liberal Charles Cross May 4, 1912 August 23, 1918 Stewart, Sifton Attorney General
Liberal Charles Mitchell June 1, 1910 May 4, 1912 Sifton Attorney General
Liberal Charles Cross September 9, 1905 June 1, 1910 Rutherford Attorney General

Minister of Manpower[edit]

Minister of Manpower
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Rick Orman May 1986 Between September 1986 and March 1987 Getty
Progressive Conservative Ernie Isley November 1982 Between September 1986 and March 1987 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Jim Horsman March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower
Progressive Conservative Bert Hohol March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower
Progressive Conservative September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Labour and Manpower

Minister of Mines and Minerals[edit]

Minister of Mines and Minerals
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Bill Dickie September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed
Social Credit Allen Patrick October 15, 1962 September 10, 1971 Strom, Manning
Social Credit Ernest Manning September 16, 1952 October 15, 1962 Manning
Social Credit Nathan Tanner April 1, 1949 September 16, 1952 Manning

Minister of Municipal Affairs[edit]

Minister of Municipal Affairs
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Doug Griffiths October 12, 2011 Incumbent Redford
Progressive Conservative Hector Goudreau January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Ray Danyluk March 12, 2008 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Progressive Conservative Rob Renner November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Guy Boutilier March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Progressive Conservative Walter Paszkowski May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein
Progressive Conservative Iris Evans March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Tom Thurber September 15, 1994 March 29, 1997 Klein
Progressive Conservative Steve West December 14, 1992 September 15, 1994 Klein
Progressive Conservative Dick Fowler February 1992 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Raymond Speaker March 1989 February 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Dennis Anderson Between September 1986 and March 1987 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative Neil Crawford May 1986 Between September 1986 and March 1987 Getty
Progressive Conservative Julian Koziak November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Marvin Moore March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Archibald Johnston March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative David Russell September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed
Social Credit Fred Colborne May 27, 1969 September 10, 1971 Strom
Social Credit Edgar Gerhart December 12, 1968 May 27, 1969 Strom
Social Credit Harry Strom July 16, 1968 December 12, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Edgar Gerhart June 29, 1967 July 16, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Alfred Hooke August 2, 1955 June 29, 1967 Manning
Social Credit Edgar Hinman December 23, 1954 August 2, 1955 Manning
Social Credit Clarence Gerhart June 1, 1943 December 23, 1954 Manning
Social Credit Lucien Maynard January 20, 1937 June 1, 1943 Aberhart
Social Credit Charles Cockroft September 3, 1935 January 20, 1937 Aberhart
United Farmers Hugh Allen July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid
United Farmers Richard Reid November 23, 1925 July 10, 1934 Brownlee
United Farmers Herbert Greenfield 1923 November 23, 1925 Greenfield
United Farmers Richard Reid August 31, 1921 1923 Greenfield
Liberal Charles R. Mitchell April 29, 1920 August 31, 1921 Stewart
Liberal Alexander Grant MacKay August 26, 1918 April 29, 1920 Stewart
Liberal Wilfrid Gariépy November 29, 1913 August 26, 1918 Stewart, Sifton
Liberal Charles Stewart May 4, 1912 November 29, 1913 Sifton

Provincial Secretary[edit]

Provincial Secretary
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
In 1971, the provincial secretary portfolio was merged into the Attorney General portfolio.
Social Credit Ambrose Holowach October 15, 1962 September 10, 1971 Strom, Manning
Social Credit Allen Patrick September 1, 1959 October 15, 1962 Manning
Social Credit Alfred Hooke August 2, 1955 September 1, 1959 Manning
Social Credit Clarence Gerhart May 8, 1948 August 2, 1955 Manning
Social Credit Alfred Hooke June 1, 1943 May 8, 1948 Manning
Social Credit Ernest Manning September 3, 1935 June 1, 1943 Manning
United Farmers Richard Reid July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid
United Farmers John Brownlee June 15, 1926 July 10, 1934 Brownlee
United Farmers George Hoadley November 23, 1925 June 15, 1926 Brownlee
United Farmers John Brownlee 1923 November 23, 1925 Greenfield
United Farmers Herbert Greenfield August 13, 1921 1923 Greenfield
Liberal Jean Côté September 25, 1918 August 13, 1921 Stewart
Liberal Wilfrid Gariépy August 28, 1918 September 25, 1918 Stewart
Liberal Charles Stewart October 16, 1917 August 28, 1918 Stewart
Liberal Archibald J. McLean June 1, 1910 October 16, 1917 Sifton
Liberal Duncan Marshall November 1, 1909 June 1, 1910 Rutherford
Liberal William Finlay September 9, 1905 November 1, 1909 Rutherford

Minister of Public Welfare[edit]

Minister of Public Welfare
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Social Credit Ray Speaker July 16, 1968 September 10, 1971 Strom, Manning
Social Credit Alfred Hooke June 29, 1967 July 16, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Leonard Halmrast October 15, 1962 June 29, 1967 Manning
Social Credit Robin Jorgenson January 5, 1954 October 15, 1962 Manning
Social Credit Leonard Halmrast January 3, 1953 January 5, 1954 Manning
Social Credit Wallace Cross March 30, 1944 January 3, 1953 Manning

Minister of Public Works, Supply, and Services[edit]

Minister of Public Works, Supply, and Services
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Stan Woloshyn May 31, 1996 May 26, 1999 Klein
Progressive Conservative Robert Fischer September 15, 1994 May 31, 1996 Klein
Progressive Conservative Tom Thurber June 1993 September 15, 1994 Klein
Progressive Conservative Ken Kowalski March 1989 June 1993 Klein, Getty
Progressive Conservative Ernie Isley May 1986 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative Tom Chambers November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative April 24, 1978 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Housing and Public Works
Progressive Conservative William Yurko March 1975 April 24, 1978 Lougheed Minister of Housing and Public Works
Progressive Conservative Winston Backus September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Public Works
Social Credit Albert Ludwig May 27, 1969 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Public Works
Social Credit Fred Colborne November 30, 1962 May 27, 1969 Strom, Manning Minister of Public Works
Social Credit James Hartley August 2, 1955 November 30, 1962 Manning Minister of Public Works
Social Credit Alfred Hooke September 9, 1952 August 2, 1955 Manning Minister of Public Works
Social Credit Duncan MacMillan May 8, 1948 September 9, 1952 Manning Minister of Public Works
Social Credit William Fallow September 3, 1935 May 1948 Manning, Aberhart Minister of Public Works
United Farmers John MacLellan July 14, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid Minister of Public Works
United Farmers Richard Reid July 10, 1934 July 14, 1934 Reid Minister of Public Works
United Farmers Oran McPherson December 31, 1926 July 10, 1934 Brownlee Minister of Public Works
     Dominion Labor Alex Ross August 31, 1921 December 31, 1926 Brownlee, Greenfield Minister of Public Works
Liberal Archibald J. McLean October 16, 1917 August 31, 1921 Stewart Minister of Public Works
Liberal Charles Stewart November 28, 1913 October 16, 1917 Sifton Minister of Public Works
Liberal Charles R. Mitchell May 4, 1912 November 28, 1913 Sifton Minister of Public Works
Liberal Arthur Sifton June 1, 1910 May 4, 1912 Sifton Minister of Public Works
Liberal William Henry Cushing September 9, 1905 February 16, 1910 Rutherford Minister of Public Works

Minister of Recreation and Parks[edit]

Minister of Recreation and Parks
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
In February 1992, this portfolio was merged with Tourism and responsibility handed to the Minister of Tourism, Parks and Recreation.
Progressive Conservative Steve West March 1989 February 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Norm Weiss May 1986 March 1989 Getty
Progressive Conservative Peter Trynchy March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Al Adair March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Recreation, Parks and Wildlife
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Culture, Youth and Recreation

Minister of Restructuring and Government Efficiency[edit]

Minister of Restructuring and Government Efficiency
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Luke Ouellette November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein

Minister of Revenue[edit]

Minister of Revenue
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Greg Melchin March 16, 2001 November 24, 2004 Klein

Minister of Seniors and Community Supports[edit]

Minister of Seniors and Community Supports
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative George VanderBurg October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Redford Minister of Seniors
Progressive Conservative Mary Anne Jablonski March 12, 2008 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Greg Melchin December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Yvonne Fritz November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Stan Woloshyn March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Seniors
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Roy Brassard March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Associate Minister of Family and Social Services

Minister of Service Alberta[edit]

Minister of Service Alberta
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
New Democratic Danielle Larivee October 22, 2015 Incumbent Notley
New Democratic Deron Bilous May 24, 2015 October 22, 2015 Notley
Progressive Conservative Stephen Khan September 15, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Doug Griffiths December 13, 2013 September 15, 2014 Redford
Progressive Conservative Manmeet Bhullar October 12, 2011 December 13, 2013 Redford
Progressive Conservative Heather Klimchuk March 12, 2008 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Lloyd Snelgrove December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative George VanderBurg April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Government Services
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund November 25, 2004 April 6, 2006 Klein Minister of Government Services
Progressive Conservative David Coutts March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein Minister of Government Services
Progressive Conservative Pat Nelson May 26, 1999 March 16, 2001 Klein Minister of Government Services
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Stewart McCrae March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Government Services
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Government Services and Culture

Minister of Social Development[edit]

Minister of Social Development
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Social Credit Raymond Speaker September 10, 1971 Strom

Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security[edit]

Solicitor General and Minister of Public Security
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Jonathan Denis October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012 Redford
Progressive Conservative Frank Oberle, Jr. January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Fred Lindsay December 15, 2006 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Harvey Cenaiko November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Heather Forsyth March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Steve West February 1992 December 14, 1992 Getty Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Dick Fowler March 1989 February 1992 Getty Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Marvin Moore September 8, 1988 March 1989 Getty Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Ken Rostad May 1986 September 8, 1988 Getty Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Ian Reid December 20, 1983 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Graham Harle March 1979 November 15, 1983 Lougheed Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Roy Farran March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Solicitor General
Progressive Conservative Helen Hunley September 11, 1973 March 1975 Lougheed Solicitor General

Minister of Special Projects[edit]

Minister of Special Projects
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Neil Stanley Crawford Between September 1986 and March 1987 March 1989 Getty

Minister of Sustainable Resource Development[edit]

Minister of Sustainable Resource Development
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Diana McQueen May 8, 2012 Incumbent Redford
Progressive Conservative Frank Oberle October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012
Progressive Conservative Mel Knight January 15, 2010 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Ted Morton December 15, 2006 January 15, 2010 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative David Coutts November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Progressive Conservative Mike Cardinal March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein

Minister of Telephones[edit]

Minister of Telephones
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Robert Bogle November 1982 November 1, 1985 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Utilities and Telecommunications
Progressive Conservative Larry Shaben March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Utilities and Telephones
Progressive Conservative Allan Warrack March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Utilities and Telephones
Progressive Conservative Roy Farran Early 1973 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Telephones and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Len Werry September 10, 1971 Early 1973 Lougheed Minister of Telephones and Utilities
Social Credit Raymond Reierson December 12, 1968 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Telephones
Social Credit Anders Aalborg July 13, 1967 December 11, 1968 Manning Minister of Railways and Telephones
Vacant
Social Credit Gordon Taylor December 27, 1950 Manning Minister of Railways and Telephones
Social Credit Duncan MacMillan May 8, 1948 December 27, 1950 Manning Minister of Railways and Telephones
Social Credit William Fallow September 3, 1935 May 1948 Manning, Aberhart Minister of Railways and Telephones
United Farmers George Hoadley July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid Minister of Railways and Telephones
United Farmers June 15, 1934 July 10, 1934 Brownlee Minister of Telephones
United Farmers Vernor Smith August 31, 1921 June 15, 1934 Brownlee, Greenfield Minister of Railways and Telephones
Liberal Charles Stewart October 16, 1917 August 31, 1921 Stewart Minister of Railways and Telephones

Minister of Tourism, Parks, and Recreation[edit]

Minister of Tourism, Parks, and Recreation
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Richard Starke February 4, 2013 Incumbent Redford
Progressive Conservative Christine Cusanelli May 8, 2012 February 4, 2013
Progressive Conservative Jack Hayden October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012
Progressive Conservative Cindy Ady March 12, 2008 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Hector Goudreau December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Tourism, Parks, Recreation, and Culture
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Pat Nelson March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Steve West May 31, 1996 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Murray Smith September 15, 1994 May 31, 1996 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Ken Kowalski June 1993 September 15, 1994 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative Donald Sparrow December 14, 1992 June 1993 Klein Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
Progressive Conservative February 1992 December 14, 1992 Getty
Progressive Conservative Between September 1986 and March 1987 February 1992 Getty Minister of Tourism
Progressive Conservative LeRoy Fjordbotten May 1986 Between September 1986 and March 1987 Getty Minister of Tourism
Progressive Conservative Horst Schmid November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty Minister of Tourism
Progressive Conservative Al Adair March 1979 November 1, 1985 Lougheed Minister of Tourism and Small Business
Progressive Conservative Robert Dowling March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Business Development and Tourism
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Robert Dowling September 10, 1971 Lougheed Minister without portfolio responsible for Tourism
Social Credit Raymond Ratzlaff May 27, 1969 September 10, 1971 Strom Minister of Industry and Tourism
Social Credit Allen Patrick December 12, 1968 May 27, 1969 Strom Minister of Industry and Tourism

Associate Ministers in the Tourism, Parks, Recreation, and Culture portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Cindy Ady June 22, 2007 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Associate Minister in charge of Tourism Promotion

Treasury Board President[edit]

With the exception of a brief period from 1934 until 1935, this function has been fulfilled by the provincial treasurer for the province's entire pre-2004 history.

Treasury Board President
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     NDP Joe Ceci May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley
Progressive Conservative Robin Campbell September 15, 2014 May 24, 2015 Prentice
Progressive Conservative Doug Horner May 8, 2012 September 15, 2014 Hancock, Redford
Progressive Conservative Lloyd Snelgrove December 15, 2006 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative Shirley McClellan November 25, 2004 December 15, 2006 Klein
Function filled by Provincial Treasurer
United Farmers Richard G. Reid July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid

Minister of Transportation[edit]

Minister of Transportation
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
     NDP Brian Mason May 24, 2015 Incumbent Notley Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Wayne Drysdale December 13, 2015 May 24th, 2015 Prentice, Hancock, Redford
Progressive Conservative Ric McIver May 8, 2012 December 13, 2013 Redford
Progressive Conservative Ray Danyluk October 12, 2011 May 8, 2012
Progressive Conservative Luke Ouellette March 12, 2008 October 12, 2011 Stelmach
Progressive Conservative December 15, 2006 March 12, 2008 Stelmach Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Ty Lund April 6, 2006 December 15, 2006 Klein Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Lyle Oberg November 25, 2004 March 22, 2006 Klein Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation
Progressive Conservative Ed Stelmach March 16, 2001 November 25, 2004 Klein
Vacant
Progressive Conservative Walter Paszkowski March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Robert Fischer May 31, 1996 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Steve West September 15, 1994 May 31, 1996 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Peter Trynchy December 14, 1992 September 15, 1994 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Al Adair May 1986 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Marvin Moore November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Henry Kroeger March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Hugh Horner March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Clarence Copithorne September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Highways and Transport
Social Credit Gordon Taylor May 1, 1951 September 10, 1971 Strom, Manning Minister of Highways (later Highways and Transport)
Social Credit Duncan MacMillan May 8, 1948 September 9, 1952 Manning Minister of Railways and Telephones
Social Credit William Fallow September 3, 1935 May 1948 Manning, Aberhart Minister of Railways and Telephones
United Farmers George Hoadley July 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid Minister of Railways and Telephones
United Farmers Vernor Smith June 15, 1934 July 10, 1934 Brownlee Minister of Railways
United Farmers August 31, 1921 June 15, 1934 Brownlee, Greenfield Minister of Railways and Telephones
Liberal Charles Stewart October 16, 1917 August 31, 1921 Stewart Minister of Railways and Telephones
Liberal Alexander Rutherford November 1, 1909 June 1, 1910 Rutherford Minister of Railways

Minister of Utilities[edit]

Minister of Utilities
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Walter Paszkowski March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Robert Fischer May 31, 1996 March 29, 1997 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Steve West September 15, 1994 May 31, 1996 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Peter Trynchy December 14, 1992 September 15, 1994 Klein Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Al Adair May 1986 December 14, 1992 Getty Minister of Transportation and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Robert Bogle November 1, 1985 May 1986 Getty
Progressive Conservative November 1982 November 1, 1985 Getty, Lougheed Minister of Utilities and Telecommunications
Progressive Conservative Larry Shaben March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Minister of Utilities and Telephones
Progressive Conservative Allan Warrack March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Minister of Utilities and Telephones
Progressive Conservative Roy Farran Early 1973 March 1975 Lougheed Minister of Telephones and Utilities
Progressive Conservative Len Werry September 10, 1971 Early 1973 Lougheed Minister of Telephones and Utilities

Associate ministers in the Utilities portfolio[edit]

Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Title
Progressive Conservative Neil Webber March 1979 November 1982 Lougheed Associate Minister of Telephones

Minister without Portfolio[edit]

Minister without Portfolio
Affiliation Name Date appointed Date departed Premier(s) Notes
Progressive Conservative Lorne Taylor March 29, 1997 May 26, 1999 Klein Responsible for science, research, and information technology
Progressive Conservative Pearl Calahasen May 31, 1996 May 26, 1999 Klein Minister without portfolio responsible for children's services
Progressive Conservative Dianne Mirosh September 15, 1994 March 29, 1997 Klein Responsible for science and research
Progressive Conservative June 1993 September 15, 1994 Klein Responsible for the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
Progressive Conservative Peter Trynchy March 1989 December 14, 1992 Getty Responsible for occupational health and safety
Progressive Conservative Bill Diachuk 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Responsible for occupational health and safety
Progressive Conservative Milt Pahl November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative William Payne November 1982 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Greg Stevens March 1979 May 1986 Getty, Lougheed Responsible for personnel administration
Progressive Conservative Don McCrimmon November 1982 Lougheed Responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative Robert Bogle March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative Stewart McCrae March 1975 March 1979 Lougheed Responsible for Calgary affairs
Progressive Conservative Dallas Schmidt April 3, 1975 August 29, 1976 Lougheed
Progressive Conservative Al Adair September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Responsible for native affairs
Progressive Conservative George Topolnisky September 10, 1971 March 1975 Lougheed Responsible for rural development
Progressive Conservative Robert Dowling September 10, 1971 Lougheed Responsible for Tourism
Progressive Conservative Helen Hunley September 10, 1971 Lougheed
Social Credit Ethel Wilson November 30, 1962 September 10, 1971 Strom, Manning
Social Credit Adolph Fimrite December 12, 1968 September 10, 1971 Strom
Social Credit Raymond Speaker June 29, 1967 December 12, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Ira McLaughlin November 30, 1962 December 12, 1968 Manning
Social Credit Frederick C. Colborne August 2, 1955 November 30, 1962 Manning
Social Credit Solon Earl Low September 12, 1944 1944 Manning
Social Credit Lucien Maynard May 12, 1936 January 20, 1937 Aberhart
United Farmers Irene Parlby August 10, 1934 September 3, 1935 Reid
United Farmers August 13, 1921 July 10, 1934 Greenfield, Brownlee
Liberal Prosper-Edmond Lessard November 1, 1909 June 1, 1910 Rutherford
Liberal William Ashbury Buchanan November 1, 1909 March 10, 1910 Rutherford
Liberal George DeVeber September 9, 1905 March 1, 1906 Rutherford

References[edit]