Garth Rowswell

Garth Rowswell



Garth Rowswell represents the Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright constituency, having been elected on April 16, 2019.

Garth grew up on a farm near the town of Gibbons before later moving to Vermilion in 1990. After working extensively within the agricultural industry, he later became the owner of Valley Fertilizers. Garth’s involvement in a variety of agricultural companies including, United Grain Growers and Sheritt Inc. meant that he was able to understand and identify many of the issues those in the industry continue to face. In addition, he also completed a degree in agriculture from the University of Alberta and served as president of the Canadian Association of Agri Retailers (CAAR). For over 16 years he also worked as a trusted financial advisor for Edward Jones Investments in Lloydminster.

Garth also sees sports as a great way for his community to come together, having served president of both the Vermilion Vipers Swim Club and Vermilion Curling Club. He’s also been a Rotarian for over 10 years and has been the president of the Lloydminster Rotary Club.

Mr. Rowswell is deeply involved with the Health Ministry. Having accompanied the Minister of Health on his province wide tour, MLA Rowswell discussed a range of issues with both internal and external participants in the healthcare system. He is also presently working with the Parliamentary Secretary of Rural Health having conversations with Primary Care Networks, Recruitment and Retention Committees, Professional Colleges and other educational institutions in order to properly identify problems and provide solutions for the many issues of rural health.

He currently serves as the Chair of the Alberta First Cabinet Policy Committee, continually advocating for a strong oil and gas sector in Alberta. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee of Members’ Services and is currently active on the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future.

Mr. Rowswell previously served as Chair of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund. He also served on the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Select Special Committee on Real Property Rights among others.