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Honourable Rick Fraser – MLA for Calgary-South East

Thank You Lord God for Honourable  Mr. Rick
Fraser as he serves in the great city of Calgary.  We pray for strength and increased wisdom for
his busy schedule from day to day and for the many crucial decisions that need
to be made.  We ask that You would
surround him with great staff that are supportive and will help ease the load
of many responsibilities.  In Jesus
Name.  Amen.

Associate Minister – Recovery and Reconstruction of High River

Associate Minister – Public Safety

Rick Fraser was elected to his first term as the Member for
Calgary-South East on April 23, 2012. On December 13, 2013, Mr. Fraser was
sworn-in as Associate Minister – Public Safety. He also serves as the Associate
Minister – Recovery and Reconstruction of High River.

Mr. Fraser previously served as a member of the following committees:
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
  • Standing
    Committee on Families and Communities
  • Strategic
    Tourism and Marketing Council
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • 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.