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Honourable Rick Fraser; Calgary-South East

We give you thanks Heavenly Father,
for Honourable Rick Fraser and his commitment to the constituents of Calgary
South East.  I pray for diligence to see
what he has in mind to accomplish for his constituents.  I ask for strength and health for him.  As well as protection for him and his family,
in Jesus name.

Rick Fraser was elected to his first term as the Member for
Calgary-South East on April 23, 2012. On June 25, 2013, he was sworn in as
Associate Minister for Recovery and Reconstruction of High River.

Mr. Fraser currently serves as a member of the following committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Families and Communities
  • Strategic
    Tourism and Marketing Council
Previously he served as a member of the Special Standing Committee on
Members’ Services, the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Standing
Committee on Resource Stewardship. Mr. Fraser also served as Deputy Government
Whip. Like so many Canadians, one of Mr. Fraser’s passions is the game of
hockey. Upon graduating high school, he was drafted eighth overall in the 1994
East Coast Hockey League free agent draft by the Columbus Chill. He has enjoyed
sharing his love for teamwork and volunteerism by coaching various sports teams
in and around his community.

After three and a half years of college, he earned his advanced-care
paramedic diploma in the University of Alberta Faculty of Augustana paramedic
program. As an advanced-care paramedic, he was responsible for all advanced
life-saving procedures outside of a hospital setting combined with advanced
treat-and-release, and treat-and-refer protocols for the sick and injured
anywhere in Alberta. In addition, Mr. Fraser has served the public for 12 years
working for the ambulance service.

Mr. Fraser was a leader in his profession, operating as crew chief in
Calgary and teaching advanced cardiac life support to EMS staff, physicians,
nurses and students at Lakeland College in Camrose. From 2008 to 2010 he served
as president of Calgary paramedics. Additionally, he sat on the Alberta College
of Paramedics committee that is responsible for developing a critical care
paramedic program and overseeing continuing education for all EMS staff in
Alberta. Mr. Fraser also advocates for new paramedic students as the practicum
co-ordinator for the Calgary zone of Lakeland College.

Born and raised in Calgary, Rick Fraser and his wife Mishelle are now
raising two young sons in Calgary’s southeast side.

November 1, 2013