Rod Loyola – MLA for Edmonton-Ellerslie

in Heaven, we come with gratitude for MLA Rod Loyola. We thank you Lord for the
concern he demonstrates for Alberta’s future and ask that you Father, would
give him the favour and wisdom he seeks to fulfill goals for our province.
Encourage him along the way when things get difficult so that he will continue
to pursue what is for the good of all Albertans, now and into the future. Bless
him and his family with daily health and vitality. 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.