Lord, today we thank
You for MLA Michael Connolly. We thank You for the young energy he brings to
the Governance of our Province and declare Your protection over him. Help
him to continue to grow in wisdom and good decision making not only as he sits
on Standing Committees but also as he represents the people of Calgary –
Hawkwood. Bring others around MLA Connolly that will encourage him and help him
grow in providing good governance in his responsibilities. Bless him
Michael Connolly was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary-Hawkwood on May 5, 2015. Connolly currently serves as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Private Bills and is a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future. He previously served as a member of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.
Connolly attended the University of Ottawa to study history and political science in the French immersion program focusing on European integration, Euroscepticism, and Scottish politics and nationalism. Connolly gained valuable experience while completing an internship with an office of a Member of Parliament. During this time Connolly helped to organize a forum for young women leaders from all over Canada. Previously, Connolly also worked in the retail and hospitality industries.