Mr. Richard Gotfried – MLA for Calgary-Fish Creek

Heavenly Father, we pray that Your blessing will come upon MLA Richard Gotfried.  We ask You Lord that he would see clearly the
direction that he must go and be enlightened by Your wisdom for every situation
he is facing.  Lord we ask for people
willing to serve in his constituency as they continue to work towards a good
future here in Alberta.  We thank You for
Mr. Gotfried’s volunteer and service in community associations and that he has
words of encouragement for others to excel. 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.

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.