Member Rod Loyola – MLA for Edmonton-Ellerslie

Heavenly Father, we pray for MLA Rod Loyola that he would sense your love and
encouragement. We also pray your blessings on the leadership skills he brings
to his position. May your strength and divine ability be with him during times
of stress and pressure. Fill him with joy as he serves the people of Edmonton-Ellerslie
and may he see the reward of his labours. In your Name, Amen       (Gr. 6 Student)

Rod Loyola was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta as
the Member for the constituency of Edmonton-Ellerslie on May 5, 2015.

Loyola currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on
Resource Stewardship and as a member of the Standing Committee on Privileges
and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing and as a member of the Select
Special Ethics and Accountability Committee. Loyola previously served as a
member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Loyola had been
heavily involved with the University of Alberta, first having completed a
bachelor of arts in 1999, later becoming employed as an academic program
coordinator and student adviser for University of Alberta International. He was
then elected President of the Non-Academic Staff Association, the union that
represents support staff that work at the University of Alberta.

Loyola’s volunteer and community involvement includes serving in
various roles for the Knottwood Community League, as well as on the
Post-Secondary Education Task Force for Public Interest Alberta, and on the
board of Friends of Medicare.

Loyola has lived in Edmonton for over 35 years and currently
resides in Millwoods with wife, Johanna, and their children, Daniel and Alonso.