Mr. Len Webber – MLA for Calgary-Foothills

Thank You, Lord that MLA Len Webber
desires to serve his constituents to the best of his ability.   We are mindful of his busy schedule and pray
he would experience a new measure of strength and vitality.  We ask that he would always remain true to
his values and beliefs and be affirmed for who he is.  We pray Your blessing on him and his family.

Len Webber was elected to his
third term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the
constituency of Calgary-Foothills on April 23, 2012. He currently serves as a
member of Treasury Board, Energy Council, Alberta’s representative on the
Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER), the Standing Committee on Public
Accounts and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship. More recently Mr.
Webber was appointed to the MLA implementation team working on the review and
implementation of the Retail Market Review Committee recommendations that will
strengthen Alberta’s retail electricity market.

During his service as a Member,
Mr. Webber has also served as Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Minister of
International and Intergovernmental Relations, deputy government whip,
parliamentary assistant for Energy and on the following boards and committees:
  • Standing Committee on Private Bills
  • Standing Committee on Energy
  • Standing Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Select Special Chief Electoral Officer Search
  • Standing Committee on Resources and
  • Chair, Healthy Aging and Continuing Care in
  • Co-chair, MLA Task Force on Continuing Care
    Health Service and Accommodation Standards
  • Chair, MLA Task Force on Affordable Housing
    and Homelessness in Alberta
  • Member, Select Special Ethics Commissioner
    Search Committee
  • Member, Alberta/Alaska Bilateral Council
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee
  • Member, Standing Policy Committee on Education
    and Employment
  • Chair, Advisory Committee on Climate Change
  • Chair, MLA Review Committee of Private
    Investigators and Security Guards Act
  • Member, The Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
    Board of Directors
  • Member, Calgary WorldSkills 2009 Board of
  • Member, Personal Information Protection Act
    (PIPA) Review Committee
  • Member, Private Bills Committee
  • Member, Treasury Board
Mr. Webber’s most recent
initiative has been the introduction of private member’s Bill 207, Human
Tissue and Organ Donation Amendment Act
, 2013. Mr. Webber has been working
on Bill 207 for the last year and a half. The bill became a government bill in
May and passed second reading on May 14, 2013.

Before becoming an MLA, Mr.
Webber was the vice-president and director of Webber Academy, a nonprofit
university preparatory private school in Calgary. The academy provides advanced
and challenging curriculum to about 950 above-average and academically gifted
students from junior kindergarten to Grade 12.

Len Webber was born in Calgary,
raised in the northwest community of Brentwood, and is the son of former
Calgary MLA and cabinet minister Dr. Neil Webber. He received his bachelor of
commerce degree from the University of Calgary and his journeyman communications
electrician certificate from SAIT. He worked as an apprentice electrician out
of high school and ran his own contracting business for 10 years before
starting with Webber Academy.

Mr. Webber has a history of
involvement and volunteerism with community groups, including Hospice Calgary,
The Calgary Foundation, MS Society and as a board member of the Alberta Alcohol
and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC). He is a loyal volunteer in many fundraising
events promoting breast cancer awareness, research, and development. He is a
proud recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for his contributions to the
province of Alberta.

Mr. Webber and his late wife, Heather, have
three teenage daughters: Lauren, Jaime and Kelly.