He was the United Conservative Party critic for electricity and renewables.
Brian Jean had run to lead the United Conservative Party a few months ago.
"What a day for Albertans!"
The parties have been meeting for the last two months to discuss a deal.
Notley's been the target of violent threats since becoming premier.
Controversies have had some questioning Jean's leadership.
"Any interpretation of the column collaborated on by the nine Wildrose MLAs as dismissing the Holodomor as a horrendous act was completely unintentional."
Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says he "absolutely" supports the pipeline.
The MLA will be hiring a social media manager.
The finance critic was suspended late Friday night.