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Mr. Rick Fraser – MLA for Calgary-South East

Thank You Lord God in Heaven for Mr.
Rick Fraser as he serves the people of Alberta, as MLA for Calgary – South
East.  We pray for wisdom and
understanding to deal with difficult issues and that he would be aware of
urgent situations that need to be addressed. 
Thank You for the good deeds he does for our province and may they be
returned to him in abundance.  May Mr.
Fraser experience Your blessing today upon him and his family.  In Jesus Name, Amen.

Rick Fraser was elected to his first term as the Member for
Calgary-South East on April 23, 2012. He currently serves as Legislative
Secretary, Ambulance Services (reporting to the Minister of Health). He also
serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.

He previously served as Associate Minister of Public Safety and as the
Associate Minister of Recovery and Reconstruction of High River. As well he has
served as a member of the following committees:
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
  • Standing
    Committee on Families and Communities
  • Strategic
    Tourism and Marketing Council
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing
    Committee on Resource Stewardship
Mr. Fraser also served as Deputy Government Whip. Like so many
Canadians, one of Mr. Fraser’s passions is the game of hockey. Upon graduating
high school, he was drafted eighth overall in the 1994 East Coast Hockey League
free agent draft by the Columbus Chill. He has enjoyed sharing his love for
teamwork and volunteerism by coaching various sports teams in and around his

After three and a half years of college, he earned his advanced-care
paramedic diploma in the University of Alberta Faculty of Augustana paramedic
program. As an advanced-care paramedic, he was responsible for all advanced
life-saving procedures outside of a hospital setting combined with advanced
treat-and-release, and treat-and-refer protocols for the sick and injured
anywhere in Alberta. In addition, Mr. Fraser has served the public for 12 years
working for the ambulance service.

Mr. Fraser was a leader in his profession, operating as crew chief in
Calgary and teaching advanced cardiac life support to EMS staff, physicians,
nurses and students at Lakeland College in Camrose. From 2008 to 2010 he served
as president of Calgary paramedics. 
Additionally, he sat on the Alberta College
of Paramedics committee that is responsible for developing a critical care
paramedic program and overseeing continuing education for all EMS staff in Alberta.
Mr. Fraser also advocates for new paramedic students as the practicum
co-ordinator for the Calgary zone of Lakeland College.

Born and raised in Calgary,
Rick Fraser and his wife Mishelle are now raising two young sons in Calgary’s
southeast side.