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Mr. David Shepherd – MLA for Edmonton-Centre

Dear
Lord, we pray that You will give MLA Shepherd hope, power and strength every day.  We pray as well for Your hand to be upon the
decisions that he makes.  May he see the
reward of his labors as he helps those who are needy.  Thank You God for his quality of leadership
and bless him with joy in his service.  
Amen.   (Grade 6 student)

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.