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Mr. David Shepherd – MLA for Edmonton-Centre

Lord
God, we ask that you bless MLA Mr. David Shepherd for his commitment and
service to the people of this province. 
We thank you that you are with him giving him strength to fulfill his
many duties. It is our prayer for him and his colleagues that as they help to
form new policies that you guide them in this important work. We ask you to
bless Mr. Shepherd on the home front, keeping him and his family safe. 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 a member of the Standing Committee on Legislative
Offices 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.