Mr. Sandhu was elected to his second term as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Manning on April 23, 2012. He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund, the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.
In addition to his regular duties as MLA , Mr. Sandhu previously served as a member of the following Standing Committees:
- Alberta´s Economic Future
- Public Accounts
- Private Bills
Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Sandhu had significant experience as a businessman and community leader. He sits on the boards of several community-based organizations and has volunteered for the following organizations:
- East Indian Community Council
- Indo-Canadian Liaison Committee
- Sikh Federation of Edmonton (former president)
- Masters Games Kabaddi Committee
An active member of his community, Mr. Sandhu was the recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, recognizing his contribution to the city and province, and was also an Alberta Centennial Ambassador in 2005.
Mr. Sandhu was born in Manawan, India in the Punjab Province. He immigrated to Canada in 1979, and married his wife Kamal in 1984. They have three children: Preetinder, Bhavneet and Inderdeep.
March 15, 2013