Chris Nielsen is proud to serve as MLA for Edmonton-Decore, a diverse community home to large corporations, small businesses and everyday Alberta families.
Having worked as a shipper/receiver for 26 years, Chris feels a connection to hardworking Albertans in every field. He has committed his efforts as an MLA to protecting the public services that they rely on.
Chris is also a dedicated advocate for workers’ rights. Throughout his career, he represented his colleagues as shop steward for 15 years and filled many committee positions within Local 401 of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. His union activism motivated him to get involved in politics.
Chris cares about giving back to his community and has volunteered with the Children's Heart Society in a variety of capacities, including secretary and director.
Chris and his family have called Edmonton home for 37 years.