Wayne Cao strength in the many tasks before him in his community and
legislative work. We are grateful for
the skills he brings to his role in the Alberta Government and to the people he
serves in Calgary – Fort. Bless him with
refreshing times with friends and family.
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.
Legislative Offices, as well as a member of the Standing Committee on
Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing and the Standing
Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future.
Standing Committee on Private Bills
Standing Committee on Families and Communities
Cabinet Policy Committee on Government Services
Standing Committee on Education
Legislative Review Committee
Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Committee
chair, Select Standing Committees on Private Bills and on Privileges and
Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
member liaison to caucus for southern Alberta
government caucus in Calgary
child care legislation review
Court Service Workers Review Committee
Standing Policy Committee on Learning
Committee on Lifelong Learning
Employment Standards Regulations Review
Northland Athabasca School District Review
Natural Heritage Environment Protection Legislation Review
Subcommittees of Supply and Designated Supply
Government Strategy Team on Private Members´ Bills
Member, Lougheed House Historical Preservation Society
Representative, Calgary Diversity Leadership Council
Legislature Standing Committee on Public Accounts
MLA Committee on Strengthening Alberta´s Role in Confederation
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.
professional, holding ISP designation from the Canadian Information Processing
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.
charity organizations, including:
Club of Calgary
Canadian Legion, Ogden Branch
the Love of Children Society
View Global Vision Foundation
Minor Soccer Association
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
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.