Mr. Kent Hehr – MLA for Calgary-Buffalo

Lord God we pray for Mr. Kent Hehr MLA
for the constituency of Calgary – Buffalo. 
We ask that You would be with him, directing him to attend to the things
of most importance today and grant strength for his busy schedule.  Thank You that You guide him in all his
deliberating and that he would have wisdom for the decisions that need to be
made.  In Jesus Name,  Amen.

Kent Hehr was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative
Assembly for Calgary-Buffalo on April 23, 2012.

He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Public
Accounts and the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future.

Previously, in addition to his regular duties as MLA, Mr. Hehr served as
Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and as a member of the following
committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Standing
    Committee on Resource Management
  • Standing
    Committee on Education (deputy chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on Energy
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
Previously, in addition to his regular duties as MLA, Mr. Hehr served as
Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition and as a member of the following
committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Resource Management
  • Standing
    Committee on Education (deputy chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on Energy
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
Prior to his election as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, Mr. Hehr practiced law with the firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain since
2001.

Mr. Hehr pursued postsecondary studies at Mount Royal College and
completed both his bachelor of arts degree and bachelor of laws degree at the
University of Calgary, where he was named graduate of the decade and ranked
among the top 40 graduates in 40 years.

Active in his community, Mr. Hehr has served on the following boards:
  • National
    Education Association of Disabled Students, president
  • Calgary
    Advisory Committee on Accessibility, chair
  • Canadian
    Paraplegic Association (Alberta), chair
  • Calgary
    Downtown West Community Association
  • United
    Way of Calgary Leaders Committee
  • Calgary
    Canuck Alumni Association

Mr. Hehr has a keen interest in current events and enjoys hockey and
baseball.