Lord Jesus we lift up the Speaker of the Legislature Assembly of Alberta to you today. Give him wisdom to bring order in the house amongst all the members of the Legislature. Give him peace and mercy as he fulfills this important role in the Alberta legislature. Also may You give him the strategies to fulfill his duty as he chairs the following committee: the Special Standing Committee on Members Services. Bless Nathan Cooper, his wife Tanya, and their children Porter, Paxton, and Peyton. Bless all Albertans, all of Alberta in Jesus name, Amen…….
Nathan Cooper was elected in 2015 and again in 2019. On May 21, 2019, the Honourable Nathan Cooper was elected by his fellow MLAs to serve as the 14th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He also serves as the chair of the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services. Prior to serving as MLA, Mr. Cooper held a number of positions but most recently was chief of staff and director of legislative affairs for the Wildrose caucus. Previous to this, he served two terms as councillor for the town of Carstairs. Having been involved in the 4-H program from a young age, Mr. Cooper continues to support 4-H as a volunteer judge. Mr. Cooper also had the privilege of being a Rotary Club exchange student in 1998 and still continues to support the Rotary Club today.