MLA Kent Hehr, Calgary-Buffalo

Lord,
we thank you for MLA Kent Hehr. We ask you to bless him and let him know that
you are there to help him with his responsibilities. Be with him when he is working
and help him to achieve his goals In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Kent Hehr was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative
Assembly for Calgary-Buffalo on April 23, 2012. He was appointed to the
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts on May 24, 2012. He was appointed
to the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future and the Standing
Committee on Resource Management on May 28, 2012.

During his first term, in addition to his regular duties as MLA, Mr.
Hehr served as Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and as a member of the
following Standing Committees:

  • Education (deputy chair)
  • Energy
  • Special Standing Committee
    on Members’ Services

Prior to his election as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, Mr. Hehr practiced law with the firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain since
2001.

Mr. Hehr pursued postsecondary studies at Mount Royal College and
completed both his bachelor of arts degree and bachelor of laws degree at the
University of Calgary, where he was named graduate of the decade and ranked
among the top 40 graduates in 40 years.

Active in his community, Mr. Hehr has served on the following boards:

  • National Education
    Association of Disabled Students, president
  • Calgary Advisory Committee
    on Accessibility, chair
  • Canadian Paraplegic
    Association (Alberta), chair
  • Calgary Downtown West
    Community Association
  • United Way of Calgary
    Leaders Committee
  • Calgary Canuck Alumni
    Association

Mr. Hehr has a keen interest in current events and enjoys hockey and
baseball.

June 1, 2012