Mrs. Leela Sharon Aheer – MLA for Chestermere-Rocky View

God, we pray for MLA Ms. Leela Aheer. We pray that you would give her the
wisdom and knowledge she needs to make important decisions for those she serves
in the community of Chestermere-Rockyview. We pray as well that you will
continue to help her to be a strong leader in our province, always speaking up
for what is right and true. Bless her and her family with health and vitality.

Leela Sharon Aheer was elected as the Member of the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta for Chestermere-Rocky View on May 5, 2015.

She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Resource Stewardship.

Mrs. Aheer has been a proud small-business owner since 1998. She
has successfully operated a number of small businesses, each employing several
people, including the Aheer Studio of Performance and Chestermere’s WestCreek
Auto Wash.

Mrs. Aheer studied political science at the University of
Calgary for several years before obtaining a bachelor’s degree in music from
the University of Manitoba. She is a professional musician and is classically
trained in all styles. She plays the flute and teaches voice, piano and guitar.
Mrs. Aheer has won various awards at the Calgary Kiwanis music festival and has
nine songs published to her credit. With her group Minerva she collaborated on
a CD entitled Follow Me, which received
a national release in Canada. She is fluent French and also sings and instructs
voice in French, Italian, German, Spanish, Punjabi, Hindi and Telugu. She and
her students have won awards and scholarships for voice and musical theatre.

Mrs. Aheer is an active volunteer, especially in areas of music
and the arts. She is known to lend her time and energy to more than 50 events
per year and has received numerous accolades for her efforts, including the
volunteer of the year award from the town of Chestermere in 2013. Mrs. Aheer is
a dedicated advocate for individuals with special needs and regularly spends
her time volunteering at hospitals and other care facilities.

Aheer along with her family – husband, Malkeet, and two children, Akesh and
Sehran – reside in Chestermere.