Heavenly father we lift up today the Honourable Ronald Orr. We ask that you would give him the wisdom he needs, the strategies, and the structures he will be required to fulfil his duty as the Minister of Culture. Open his spiritual eyes to see your goodness and mercy that has been released upon his life. We ask that you would bless the Honourable Ronald Orr, his wife Donna Marie, and their three children. Bless all Albertans and the province of Alberta Jesus’ name. Amen.
Ronald Orr was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lacombe-Ponoka on May 5, 2015, re-elected on April 16, 2019 and appointed Minister of Culture on July 8, 2021. Mr. Orr previously served as deputy chair, and currently serves as the chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund. He has a master’s degree in theology and is an ordained minister. He also holds a journeyman carpenter’s ticket and a registered housing professional certificate and has previously owned a general contracting business. His community involvement includes board positions with a number of charitable organizations, including the Gull Lake Centre and Calgary’s Mustard Seed Society. He also served as a public information officer for the municipal emergency management team for the village of Clive, Alberta. Mr. Orr was born in Calgary and has lived in Lacombe-Ponoka for 13 years. He and his wife, Donna Marie, have three children.