Honourable Joe Ceci – MLA for Calgary-Fort

God, we pray that You will continue to give Hon. Mr. Joe Ceci Your discernment,
strength and wisdom.  Encourage him as he
fulfills an important role in our legislature and help him to persevere in the
tough times.  Bless him and his family,
enriching their lives with many new friendships and relationships.  As he goes about his day today may he sense
that You walk with him.  Amen.   (Grade 6 student) 

President of Treasury Board and Minister of

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,

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.

and his wife, Christine, call Calgary home.