Mr. Len Webber – MLA for Calgary-Foothills

Father we thank You for Mr. Len
Webber,  MLA for Calgary –
Foothills.   We ask that You would
continue to lead and guide him in his day to day tasks and have the ability to
make the best decisions possible for all Albertans.  We pray that in the midst of his busy
schedule that he would always find time to be together with family.  Amen.

Len Webber was elected to his third term as a Member of the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta for the constituency of Calgary-Foothills on April 23,
2012. Mr. Webber is a member of the Standing Committee on Families and
Communities.

In addition to previously serving as Alberta’s representative on the
Pacific North West Economic Region (PNWER), he was also a member of the Energy
Council and, more recently, served on the MLA implementation team working on
the review and implementation of the Retail Market Review Committee
recommendations that will strengthen Alberta’s retail electricity market.

During his service as a Member, Mr. Webber has also served as Minister
of Aboriginal Relations, Minister of International and Intergovernmental
Relations, deputy government whip, parliamentary assistant for Energy and on
the following boards and committees:
  • Standing
    Committee of Resource Stewardship
  • Standing
    Committee on Private Bills
  • Select
    Special Chief Electoral Officer Search Committee
  • Standing
    Committee on Resources and Environment
  • Healthy
    Aging and Continuing Care in Alberta Implementation Advisory Committee,
    Chair
  • Standing
    Committee on Energy
  • MLA
    Task Force on Continuing Care Health Service and Accommodation Standards,
    Chair
  • Standing
    Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Alberta
    Affordable Housing Task Force, Chair
  • Select
    Special Ethics Commissioner Search Committee
  • Alberta-Alaska
    Bilateral Council
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing
    Policy Committee on Education and Employment
  • Advisory
    Committee on Climate Change, Chair
  • Government
    MLA Review of the Private Investigators and Security Guards Act, Chair
  • Calgary
    Exhibition & Stampede Board of Directors
  • WorldSkills
    Calgary 2009 Board of Directors
  • Select
    Special Personal Information Protection Act Review Committee
  • Treasury
    Board
Mr. Webber’s most recent initiative was the introduction of private
member’s Bill 207,Human Tissue and Organ Donation Amendment Act, 2013.
Bill 207 received royal assent on November 7, 2013.

Before becoming an MLA, Mr. Webber was the vice-president and director
of Webber Academy, a nonprofit university preparatory private school in
Calgary. The academy provides an advanced and challenging curriculum to about
950 above-average and academically gifted students from junior kindergarten to
Grade 12.

Len Webber was born in Calgary, raised in the northwest community of
Brentwood, and is the son of former Calgary MLA and cabinet minister Dr. Neil
Webber. He received his bachelor of commerce degree from the University of
Calgary and his journeyman communications electrician certificate from SAIT. He
worked as an apprentice electrician out of high school and ran his own
contracting business for 10 years before starting with Webber Academy.

Mr. Webber has a history of involvement and volunteerism with community
groups, including Hospice Calgary, the Calgary Foundation, the MS Society and
as a board member of the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC). He
is a loyal volunteer in many fundraising events promoting breast cancer
awareness, research, and development and is a proud recipient of the Alberta
centennial medal for his contributions to the province of Alberta.

Mr. Webber and his late
wife, Heather, have three daughters: Lauren, Jaime and Kelly.