Hon. Jason Luan, Calgary-Foothills

Dear Heavenly Father, today, we lift up the Honourable Jason Luan and his service as the Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions for Calgary-Foothills. Proverbs 17:5a tells us that, “Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker.” (NIV) Please give us all wisdom and creativity as we strive to meet the needs of our marginalized and vulnerable population. In Jesus’ name, 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 Associate Minister for Mental Health and Addictions on April 30, 2019.