Minister of Health
The Honourable Stephen Mandel
On September 15, 2014, Stephen Mandel was appointed Minister of Health.
Mandel was the mayor of the City of Edmonton from 2004-2013. During that time he established initiatives to tackle homelessness, public safety, aboriginal relations, seniors housing and integration of immigrant communities.
His bold vision to improve the integration of services in the Edmonton region made historic progress by encouraging the province to take the lead and create a new governance body with a clear direction to build a more effective regional plan.
Mandel received an Associate of Arts Degree from Lincoln College in Lincoln, Illinois, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Miami University, and his Masters in Political Science from University of Windsor.
Mandel was born in Windsor, Ontario and moved to Edmonton in 1972. Mandel was an accomplished businessman bringing 30 years of private sector experience to City Hall. As President of Mandel Group, he was involved in business development, residential and commercial real estate development, construction, as well as many other community projects.
He is married to Lynn Mandel and they have two children, Rachel and Adam.