Honourable Joe Ceci – MLA for Calgary-Fort

Heavenly
Father, we thank you for MLA, the Hon. Joe Ceci, Calgary-Fort.   We ask you, 
Lord, to
provide
Mr. Ceci with wise and godly counselors to help him reach his full
potential.  Please grant him with the
wisdom he needs to fulfill his goals for our province and give him strength to
stand up for what is right in his position as Minister of Finance and President
of the Treasury Board.  Grant him the
time to pursue meaningful relationships with his family which will bring stability
at home and at work.  In Jesus’ name,
Amen.

President of Treasury Board and
Minister of Finance

Joe Ceci was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Fort, on May 5, 2015. He was
appointed to serve as President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance on
May 24, 2015.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr.
Ceci worked as a public policy manager with a community-based charitable
organization in Calgary. Previous to this, he served as a city of Calgary alderman
for 15 years. From 1988 to 1995 he worked as a community social worker with the
city of Calgary, and from 1981 to 1987 he provided family counselling services
for a number of organizations.

Mr. Ceci’s extensive community involvement has
spanned more than 30 years and has included chairing the board of directors for
the Folk Festival Society of Calgary and serving as a board member for both
Habitat for Humanity and Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth.

Recognition for his community service includes a lifetime
achievement award for advocacy from the Family and Community Support Services
Association, a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal, an Alberta centennial medal and
nomination for a leadership award from the Alberta College of Social Workers.

He holds a bachelor of social work from the
University of Western Ontario and a master of social work from the University
of Calgary.

Among Mr. Ceci’s many accomplishments is a
published work entitled Breaking the Cycle, which ran in Alberta Views magazine.

He and his wife, Christine,
call Calgary home.