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Honourable Kyle Fawcett – MLA for Calgary-Klein

Heavenly Father, we thank You and pray
for Honourable Kyle Fawcett.   May he use
his gifting’s, knowledge and resources to bring about much improvement in our
province of Alberta.  May he know and
sense Your presence in guiding him as he goes about his busy schedule, and may
he experience divine connections to get the jobs accomplished.  In Jesus Name, Amen. 

Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

Kyle Fawcett was elected to his second term as a Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Calgary-Klein on April 23, 2012. On September 15,
2014, he was sworn in as Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource
Development. He continues to serve as the vice-chair of the Treasury Board, and
as a member of the Government’s committee on Agenda and Priorities.

Previous cabinet postings include serving as Minister of Jobs, Skills,
Training and Labour, the Associate Minister – Recovery and Reconstruction of
Southwest Alberta, the Associate Minister of Finance and as parliamentary
assistant for Treasury Board and Enterprise. He has also served as a member of
the following:
  • Southern
    Alberta Recovery Ministerial Task Force
  • Treasury
    Board
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing
    Committee on Finance
  • Standing
    Committee on the Economy
  • Standing
    Committee on Health
  • Standing
    Committee on Private Bills
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
  • Government
    Legislation Review Committee
  • Youth
    Secretariat (chair)
  • Alberta
    Delegate Council for the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER)
  • Cabinet
    Policy Committee on the Economy (chair)
  • Cabinet
    Policy Committee on Health
Before serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Mr.
Fawcett provided research consultant services in support of both private
industry and non-profit projects.

In addition, Mr. Fawcett served as a trustee from 2004 to 2007 with the
Calgary Board of Education. He served in a variety of capacities, including:
  • chair
    of both the audit committee and the policy committee
  • board
    liaison to the Calgary Board of Education/Alberta Teachers’ Association
    (ATA) Liaison Committee
  • board
    representative to the ATA collective agreement interpretation committee
A graduate of the University of Calgary, Mr. Fawcett has a bachelor of
arts degree in political science and economics.

Born and raised in Calgary, Mr. Fawcett has kept active in the
community, coaching youth baseball and football and mentoring junior and senior
high school youth in northeast Calgary as part of the Alberta Mentorship
Foundation for Youth program and the Impact Society Heroes program.

In November 2012, Mr. Fawcett was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40
in Avenue magazine for his leadership, contributions, and achievements in
Calgary and our province.

Kyle and his wife Ashley live in the Calgary community of Mount
Pleasant.