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Hon. Jason Luan, Calgary-Foothills

We thank you, Father, for MLA Jason Luan’s interest and passion for making a difference in many lives throughout his professional service work and community volunteering. May he sense and acknowledge your guidance and presence in this difficult season.  Thank you for his servant’s heart.  Help him to come up with helpful strategies in his role as a Minister of Community and Social Services.  May he use the lessons learned in his previous role as Associate Minister for Mental Health and Addictions to advance the lives of Albertans. We thank him for his hard work all his community contributions. Protect and guide him in his political role and role as husband to his wife and father to their two daughters. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen.

Minister Luan was elected as Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Calgary-Foothills on April 16, 2019. Married to his wife, Ms. Fengying Zhang for 34 years, Luan has two daughters. Graduating from the University of Calgary with a Masters of Social Work in 1990, he has served in a variety of roles in provincial and municipal governments including as a child protection worker, a social planner, a manager and as a senior counsellor. Luan has also managed funding for nonprofit social service agencies for over 20 years. He co-chaired the Immigrant Sector Council of Calgary (2006-2012) and served on the Calgary Council on Mental Health and Addictions from 2017 to 2018. He is dedicated to community volunteering, and received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for community services. Jason Luan was appointed as the Minister of Community and Social Services in July 2021.