Honourable Greg Weadick, Lethbridge-West

Dear God, we
pray for your blessings to rest upon the Honourable Greg Weadick as he
represents the fine folk of his riding, Lethbridge-West. May you continue to
enable him to serve his constituency with integrity, passion and wisdom. Also,
grant him all the strength he needs to carry out his Associate Minister of
Municipal Affairs responsibities. May he know your grace and kindness in all
his many roles and tasks. Bless, as well, his family members, his staff and all
who support and serve with him. In Jesus’ Name we pray! Amen!

Associate Minister for Recovery and Reconstruction of Southeast Alberta

Greg Weadick was elected to his second term as a Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Lethbridge-West on April 23, 2012. On June 25, 2013,
he was sworn in as Associate Minister for Recovery and Reconstruction of
Southeast Alberta.

From May 8, 2012, to June 25, 2013, he served as Associate Minister of
Municipal Affairs and during his first term, on February 18, 2011, Mr. Weadick
was appointed Minister of Advanced Education and Technology and a member of the
Cabinet Policy Committee on the Economy.

Previously, Mr. Weadick also served as Parliamentary Assistant to the
Minister of Advanced Education and Technology. He has also served on the
following committees:
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
  • Standing
    Committee on the Economy
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
He has deep roots in Lethbridge, being the fourth generation of his
family to call the city home. He was among some of the first students at the
University of Lethbridge’s new west side campus, earning his bachelor of
science in 1976 before beginning his career as a certified irrigation design
consultant. He has also owned and operated several successful small businesses
in Lethbridge.

Mr. Weadick was first elected to Lethbridge city council in 1991 and
continued to serve for nine years. As a member of council, he helped guide the
city’s pay-as-you-go strategy that put the city on firm financial ground. Mr.
Weadick also served on provincial task forces on police funding and air
transportation while on council.

During his 25-plus years of volunteer service, in Lethbridge he helped
found the Lethbridge Rotary Dragonboat Festival, which has gone on to become
one of the most anticipated events of the year. He was the founding president
of the Lethbridge Youth Foundation and 5th on 5th Youth Services, which has
helped thousands of young people get their education back on track and become
contributing members of society.

He also helped promote the city as chairman of the Economic Development,
Agriculture & Tourism Committee and as a member of the Downtown LA Board.
He has served on the Lethbridge & District Exhibition Board and the
Lethbridge Senior Friendly Committee, the police commission, and is a longtime
Rotarian. As a businessman, Mr. Weadick has long been associated with the
Lethbridge and District Chamber of Commerce, including several years as a
director.

He and his wife, Joanne, also a former alderman, recently celebrated
their 31st anniversary. They have two children, Josh and Lauren, both currently
attending University.

August 1, 2013