Dear heavenly Father, today we lift up Mr. Richard Gotfried, MLA for Calgary-Fish Creek. We pray for your wisdom in his work with families. We pray he is able to guide all families to adhere to the words from Psalm 133:1 encourages us that “How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!” We pray this in Jesus’ wonderful Name, Amen!
Richard Gotfried was re-elected in 2019, to his second term at the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Fish Creek. Mr. Gotfried currently serves as the chair of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund and the deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts. He also serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Private Bills and Private Members’ Public Bills and the Special Standing Committee Members’ Services. Prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Gotfried spent over a decade working as a senior executive for a Calgary-based home builder. Earlier, he worked for over 15 years as a district sales manager for an international airline. In addition, he was vice-president of corporate and community engagement with Calgary Economic Development between 2011 and 2013. Mr. Gotfried holds a certificate in corporate and community involvement from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and an executive management certificate from the University of Hong Kong.