Honourable David Eggen – MLA for Edmonton-Calder

Heavenly Father, We
bring Hon. David Eggen to you today in the significant roles that he holds as
Minister of Education. We ask that you would surround him with knowledgeable
and wise counsellors and advisors who will assist him in being aware of the
needs of Families here in Alberta. Thank you for giving him discernment and
understanding as he works alongside the Premier to set policies in place. We
pray for health and strength and that he would be aware of your presence. 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.