Honourable David Eggen – MLA for Edmonton-Calder

Father, we come in the name of Jesus, to pray for Honourable David Eggen. We
pray that as a Minister in the Premiers cabinet, he will be strong and
purposeful in all the decisions he will be making today, and that they will
benefit all Albertans. We pray as well that he would have people around him
that would give him wise council and guide him on the road ahead. Bless him
with health and peace. Amen

Minister of Education

David Eggen was sworn in as the Minister of
Education and as the Minister of Culture and Tourism on May 24, 2015.

Mr. Eggen was elected as the Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Calder on April 23, 2012 and again on May 5,
2015. He previously represented the constituency from 2004 to 2008 and served
as the ND’s critic for energy, education, environment and sustainable resource

Mr. Eggen has served as a member of the following
  • Standing
    Committee on Families and Communities
  • Standing
    Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Standing
    Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future
  • Select
    Special Chief Electoral Officer Search Committee
  • Select
    Special Ethics Commissioner Search Committee
  • Standing
    Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund

Mr. Eggen was educated at the University of
Alberta, where he received a bachelor of education degree in 1984. He then went
to Zimbabwe, where he taught for three years. Upon his return to Edmonton he
taught at a number of local schools from 1990 to 2004.