Mr. Wayne Cao as he works diligently to carry out the many tasks before him
today. May he rest in Your unfailing
strength and ability in the busyness of his schedule. Be with him and his family and may they
enjoy their summer season today. Grant
him good health. We pray this in Your
March 11, 1997, as the MLA for the Calgary-Fort constituency and re-elected on
March 11, 2001, November 22, 2004, March 3, 2008, and April 23, 2012. On April
14, 2008, he was elected to the position of Deputy Speaker and Chair of
Committees, a position he held for the remainder of the 27th Legislature. He
currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.
Heritage Savings Trust Fund
and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
southern Alberta and as a member of the following:
Policy Committee on Government Services
care legislation review
on Lifelong Learning
Service Workers Review Committee
Standards Regulations Review
caucus in Calgary
Member, Lougheed House Historical Preservation Society
Representative, Calgary Diversity Leadership Council
Strategy Team on Private Members’ Bills
Committee on Strengthening Alberta’s Role in Confederation
Heritage Environment Protection Legislation Review
Athabasca School District Review
Policy Committee on Learning
of Supply and Designated Supply
maternity/parental leave increase, minimum wage increase, employment standards
for domestic workers, medical benefits for severely handicapped people,
seniors’ assistance programs and the selection of Alberta’s official song.
world: Southeast Asia, Western Europe, Australia, Mexico, the USA and Canada.
business management from various corporations and institutions such as the
universities of Auckland, Saigon and Waterloo and continuing education programs
through Shell Petroleum in Canada and the USA. He is a certified information
technology professional, holding ISP designation from the Canadian Information
specialist and management roles before early retirement in 1997 after winning his
first election. He taught evening courses for the Association of Engineers of
Saigon-Vietnam and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Management Consulting, a past chair of the Data Warehouse Technology Special
Interest Group of the Canadian Information Processing Professional Society and
past member of the Data Processing Management Association of America.
Minor Soccer Association
Club of Calgary
the Love of Children Society
Canadian Legion, Ogden Branch
advising cultural events. He was a volunteer/session leader with the Junior
Achievement stay-in-school programs; judge for high school debates, science and
heritage fairs; a volunteer/contributor with Meals-for-Homeless and
Inn-from-the-Cold; and a participant and fundraiser for various charity events.
and honorary membership from For The Love of Children Society, the Hart Foundation,
Friends of Elliston Park Society, the Ogden Seniors Association, Fort Calgary
Historic Foundation, Visminsa Filipino Society, Indo-Canada Association,
Hispanic Arts Society, Hoysun Association, Millican-Ogden Association, Calgary
Minor Soccer Association and Chinese Music Development Society. He has received
the Queen’s Jubilee Medal and the Alberta Centennial Medal.
music and singing, history reading, language learning and martial arts
He has established his home
in Calgary for over the last 30 years with his wife, Kim Hoang, an engineer and
banking professional, and their three sons: William (MBA; law, University of
Calgary), Winston (engineer, University of Waterloo) and Ulysses (biochemist,
Queen’s University). They have one grandson so far.