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MLA Len Webber, Calgary-Foothills

Dear Lord, we
remember before you Len Webber, MLA for Calgary-Foothills. We ask that you
continue to empower him to hear and respond with great effectiveness to those
within his riding. May he serve each one with continued honesty and insight. In
all his myriad roles and responsibilities may he know and sense your kindness
and love for him as a person, politician and servant of the people. We also
request you bless his family, his staff and those who serve alongside of him.
In Jesus’ Name we pray! Amen!

Len Webber was elected to his
third term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the
constituency of Calgary-Foothills on April 23, 2012. He currently serves as a
member of Treasury Board, Energy Council, Alberta´s representative on the
Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER), the Standing Committee on Private
Bills and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship. More recently Mr.
Webber was appointed to the MLA implementation team working on the review and implementation
of the Retail Market Review Committee recommendations that will strengthen
Alberta’s retail electricity market.

During his service as a Member,
Mr. Webber has also served as Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Minister of
International and Intergovernmental Relations, deputy government whip,
parliamentary assistant for Energy and on the following boards and committees:
  • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing Committee on Energy
  • Standing Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Select Special Chief Electoral Officer Search
  • Standing Committee on Resources and
  • Chair, Healthy Aging and Continuing Care in
  • Co-chair, MLA Task Force on Continuing Care
    Health Service and Accommodation Standards
  • Chair, MLA Task Force on Affordable Housing
    and Homelessness in Alberta
  • Member, Select Special Ethics Commissioner
    Search Committee
  • Member, Alberta/Alaska Bilateral Council
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee
  • Member, Standing Policy Committee on Education
    and Employment
  • Chair, Advisory Committee on Climate Change
  • Chair, MLA Review Committee of Private
    Investigators and Security Guards Act
  • Member, The Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
    Board of Directors
  • Member, Calgary WorldSkills 2009 Board of
  • Member, Personal Information Protection Act
    (PIPA) Review Committee
  • Member, Private Bills Committee
  • Member, Treasury Board
Mr. Webber´s most recent
initiative has been the introduction of private member´s Bill 207, Human
Tissue and Organ Donation Amendment Act
, 2013. Mr. Webber has been working
on Bill 207 for the last year and a half. The bill became a government bill in
May and passed second reading on May 14, 2013.

Before becoming an MLA, Mr.
Webber was the vice-president and director of Webber Academy, a nonprofit
university preparatory private school in Calgary. The academy provides advanced
and challenging curriculum to about 950 above-average and academically gifted
students from junior kindergarten to Grade 12.

Len Webber was born in Calgary,
raised in the northwest community of Brentwood, and is the son of former
Calgary MLA and cabinet minister Dr. Neil Webber. He received his bachelor of
commerce degree from the University of Calgary and his journeyman
communications electrician certificate from SAIT. He worked as an apprentice
electrician out of high school and ran his own contracting business for 10
years before starting with Webber Academy.

Mr. Webber has a history of
involvement and volunteerism with community groups, including Hospice Calgary,
The Calgary Foundation, MS Society and as a board member of the Alberta Alcohol
and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC). He is a loyal volunteer in many fundraising
events promoting breast cancer awareness, research, and development. He is a
proud recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for his contributions to the
province of Alberta.

Mr. Webber and his late wife,
Heather, have three teenage daughters: Lauren, Jaime and Kelly.

June 6, 2013