This weekend’s staff shoutout is going out to Nate!
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Nathan Cooper was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills, on May 5, 2015, and again on April 16, 2019 and is Speaker of the House
On May 21, 2019, the Honourable Nathan Cooper was elected by his fellow MLAs to serve as the 14th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He also serves as the chair of the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services.
He previously served on the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing, the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services.
Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Cooper held a number of employment positions but most recently was chief of staff and director of legislative affairs for the Wildrose caucus. Previous to this, he served two terms as councillor for the town of Carstairs.
Having been involved in the 4-H program from a young age, Mr. Cooper has won numerous public speaking awards, and he continues to support 4-H as a volunteer judge. Mr. Cooper also had the privilege of being a Rotary Club exchange student in 1998 and still continues to support the Rotary Club today.
Mr. Cooper was the 885th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
In the Community
The main opportunity the Opposition has is to bring attention to legislation is debate. They have a number of tools and rules of debate, here are a few of them
Here’s another segment of Did you Know? Olds Didsbury Threehills. Today I’m encouraging you to explore the Bergen Rocks exhibit in Olds.
It is so wonderful to see female entrepreneurs in our constituency. I was lucky enough to meet Kathy, the owner of Extreme Pita in Olds, yesterday for lunch
Agriculture is without a doubt the most important industry in our region. I am very excited to have been a part of this historical announcement at Olds College today.
If you haven’t gotten a chance to visit Pioneer Acres yet, you should stop by this week.