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Mr. Richard Gotfried – MLA for Calgary-Fish Creek

as we pray today for MLA Richard Gotfried in Calgary – Fish Creek, we thank you
for his faithful service to his constituents. We ask you Lord to give him
strength today and for all his decisions, wisdom and direction. May he hear
your voice giving him discernment and a clear understanding of the path before
him. We pray Father for protection for him and all those close to him. Amen

Richard Gotfried is proud to have been born and raised in
Alberta. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing
the constituency of Calgary-Fish Creek, on May 5, 2015.

Mr. Gotfried is a member of the standing committees on Public
Accounts and Alberta’s Economic Future.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, he spent over a
decade working as a senior executive for a Calgary-based home builder. Earlier,
he worked for over 15 years as a district sales manager for an international
airline. In addition, he was vice-president of corporate and community
engagement with Calgary Economic Development between 2011 and 2013.

As a strong supporter of community engagement he has volunteered
with several community associations, including the Calgary Home Builders
Foundation; the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association; Skål International,
Calgary (the International Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals);
Scouts Canada and GlobalFest. In addition, he is the founder of the public,
essential and key employees (PEAK) home ownership program.

He was named international airline executive of the year in 1990
by Agent Canada, and in 2007 he received a community service award from the
Canadian Home Builders’ Association.

Mr. Gotfried holds a certificate in corporate and community
involvement from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and an
executive management certificate from the University of Hong Kong and studied
political science and economics at the University of Calgary.