MLA David Shepherd, Edmonton-Centre

Jesus, today we specifically lift up MLA David Shepherd to
You in prayer. We thank You for the unique perspective that MLA Shepherd brings
to the governance of our province. We thank you that he hears and sees what
others may not and we ask that You would let his voice be heard when he
shares those things that are important in moving our province ahead in the
right direction. We bless MLA Shephard today and speak Your protection over
him.

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 Auditor General Search Committee. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.
Mr. Shepherd previously served as chair of the Select Special Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner Search Committee.
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.