Scroll Top

MLA Craig Coolahan, Calgary-Klein

Thank you Lord for Craig
and his family. Calgary is such an amazing city to be able to serve. I pray
that Craig would have fresh passion for Calgary again. I ask that the mundane
of day-to-day familiarity would not suppress his love for the City. In all he
does as an MLA, please help him to serve and lead with vision. Beyond the
realm of politics, I pray that he would also not succumb to the day-to-day
mundane of life in general. I pray he’d always have attentive eyes and ears for
his family, and that all their family relationships would be healthy and
vibrant. Help him not to miss moments of wonder and beauty in this fast pace of
life. 

Craig Coolahan was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Klein on May 5, 2015.  He currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund and as a member of the standing committees on Alberta’s Economic Future and Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing. He previously served as chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future.
Prior to his election Mr. Coolahan was employed as a business representative with the United Utility Workers’ Association, where he managed the administration of several contracts and represented hundreds of workers in the electricity transmission industry.
Mr. Coolahan holds degrees in English and in journalism and worked in various writing and editing capacities for nearly 15 years, including six as a technical writer for a Calgary-based utility company.
He and his wife, Sarah, have two children, Mehna and Kieran