She is currently Minister of Energy in the Alberta Cabinet. Born in Calgary, McCuaig-Boyd holds a master"s degree in Education Administration and Leadership, and served as Vice-President of the Fairview Campus of Grande Prairie Regional College from 2009 to 2013. Prior to running in the 2015 election, McCuaig-Boyd was semi-retired and ran a consulting company.
During the campaign, she advocated for a progressive tax and less reliance in the province on oil and gas money.
She had no prior energy industry experience and the main reason for her appointment to the Energy portfolio may be her background in northern Alberta, where it is a vital industry. 2015 general election
1997 general election.