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MLA David Shepherd, Edmonton-Centre

God
we bring MLA David Shepherd to You with thanksgiving for his service to his
province. Thank you for his communication gifts and also his active leisure
hobbies – may he find a way to balance both work and leisure in these
busy days while the house sits. Bless
David we ask in Your Name Jesus Amen.

David Shepherd was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Centre, on May 5, 2015.  He currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and the Select Special Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner Search Committee. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Shepherd worked in the communications field as a communications adviser and writer for organizations such as the North Edge Business Association, the city of Edmonton and the government of Alberta. Before his career in communications, Mr. Shepherd held a variety of employment positions such as taxpayer services agent and salesperson in support of his work as a musician and studio engineer.
His educational background includes diplomas in music performance and in live sound recording from MacEwan University. He also has a bachelor of arts in professional communications from Royal Roads University, where he received the Royal Roads University chancellor’s award in 2014.
Mr. Shepherd leads an active lifestyle in Edmonton. He is an avid cyclist and has volunteered for the Edmonton Bike Coalition as a spokesperson and organizer. He also enjoys live music, film and playing the piano.