Honourable Naresh Bhardwaj – MLA for Edmonton-Ellerslie

Thank You God for the Honourable Mr.
Naresh Bhardwaj and his work for the Province. 
May You bless him and continue to give him strength and guidance as he
serves on various committees and boards both within the community of Edmonton –
Ellerslie and in our legislature.   May
Mr. Bhardwaj and his family experience safety and good health.   In Jesus Name, Amen.

Associate Minister of Services for Persons
with Disabilities

Mr. Bhardwaj was elected to his
second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for
Edmonton-Ellerslie on April 23, 2012. He was sworn-in as Associate Minister of
Services for Persons with Disabilities on December 13, 2013.

In addition to his duties as an
MLA, Mr. Bhardwaj was previously the chair of the capital region caucus. He
also served on the following committees: the Legislative Review Committee, the
Standing Committee on Private Bills, the Standing Committee on Alberta’s
Economic Future as well as the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections,
Standing Orders and Printing.

Mr. Bhardwaj moved to Alberta
with his family in 1976. He became a journeyman automotive mechanic in 1983
before going back to school and graduating from the U of A with a double major.
Naresh then spent the next 18 years working as a teacher in Pincher Creek,
Whitecourt, Red Deer, Calgary and Edmonton, teaching predominantly automotives,
mathematics and physical education.

Mr. Bhardwaj has been actively
involved with Edmonton communities for over 36 years, serving on many
associations, establishing Youth Link, a youth employment training program, and
coaching soccer at the community league level and for Juventus U-18.

Mr. Bhardwaj was married in
1982 to his wife, Sunita, and has three children: Sarah, Stephen and Neeraj.