Mr. David Shepherd – MLA for Edmonton-Centre

Heavenly Father we come to
you in the Name of Your Son, Jesus and ask you to bless and be with MLA David
Shepherd today.   May he sense Your presence as he sets about his
duties and different tasks assigned and scheduled for him.   Be with
those who are serving him who will make his job a pleasure and fulfilling as he
serves the people of Edmonton-Centre.   Protect him and give him
peace and may he prosper in everything that he puts his hand to do and in all
his relationships.    Amen

David Shepherd was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Centre, on May 5, 2015.

He currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on
Legislative Offices and as a member of the Standing and the Standing Committee
on Families and Communities.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Shepherd
worked in the communications field as a communications adviser and writer for
organizations such as the North Edge Business Association, the city of Edmonton
and the government of Alberta. Before his career in communications, Mr.
Shepherd held a variety of employment positions such as taxpayer services agent
and salesperson in support of his work as a musician and studio engineer.

His educational background includes diplomas in music
performance and in live sound recording from MacEwan University. He also has a
bachelor of arts in professional communications from Royal Roads University,
where he received the Royal Roads University chancellor’s award in 2014.

Mr. Shepherd leads an active lifestyle in Edmonton. He is an
avid cyclist and has volunteered for the Edmonton Bike Coalition as a
spokesperson and organizer. He also enjoys live music, film and playing the
piano.