Honourable David Eggen – MLA for Edmonton-Calder

Father, bless Honourable David Eggen. 
May he know continued wisdom to fulfill his duties and stands for the
rights of all Albertan’s.  Give him
patience for the challenges he faces as he walks through his day of committee
meetings and give him oversight to initiatives while serving the people of
Alberta.  Bless him today with strength
and peace.  Amen.

Minister of Education

Minister of Culture and Tourism

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.