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Mr. Rod Loyola – MLA for Edmonton-Ellerslie

Lord,
guide and bless MLA Rod Loyola and give him an awareness of the needs and
issues facing our province. Empower him with wisdom in every decision he makes
in meetings with other committee members as he serves our Province and the
constituency of Edmonton-Ellerslie. Bless him with fresh strength, vitality and
joy.  Amen. 

Rod Loyola was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta as
the Member for the constituency of Edmonton-Ellerslie on May 5, 2015.

Loyola
currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship and
as a member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing
Orders and Printing. He previously served as a member of the Standing Committee
on Public Accounts and the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.

Prior
to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Loyola had been heavily involved with
the University of Alberta, first having completed a bachelor of arts in 1999,
later becoming employed as an academic program coordinator and student adviser
for University of Alberta International. He was then elected President of the
Non-Academic Staff Association, the union that represents support staff that
work at the University of Alberta.

Loyola’s
volunteer and community involvement includes serving in various roles for the
Knottwood Community League, as well as on the Post-Secondary Education Task
Force for Public Interest Alberta, and on the board of Friends of Medicare.

Loyola
has lived in Edmonton for over 35 years and currently resides in Millwoods with
wife, Johanna, and their children, Daniel and Alonso.