Progressive Conservative MLA, Clover Bar-Fort Saskatchewan
Rob Lougheed was elected to his first term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Clover Bar-Fort Saskatchewan on March 11, 1997. In addition to his regular duties as an MLA, Rob currently serves as a Member of the Standing Policy Committee on Education and Training; Member of the Capital Region Caucus; and a Member of the Select Standing Committees on Public Accounts and the Heritage Savings Trust Fund. Rob served as Campaign Chairman for the Clover Bar-Fort Saskatchewan Progressive Conservatives during the 1993 Provincial Election.
Rob Lougheed has some 28 years experience as an Alberta educator. He began his career at Ardrossan Junior-Senior high, teaching math and science and coaching basketball for nine years before moving to Salisbury Composite High School in Sherwood Park. During his years at Salisbury, Rob introduced the International Baccalaureate (IB) Physics Program and eventually took on duties as assistant principal. In 1990 he became assistant principal at Bev Facey Community High School in Sherwood Park. During his teaching career, Rob also held a number of positions as a Member of the Alberta Teachers Association, including Chair of the Economic Policy Committee and Chair of the Negotiating Subcommittee for Strathcona County teachers. He attended the University of Alberta, earning Bachelor Degrees in Education and Science as well as Diploma in Education Administration. He was a member of the U of A Golden Bears Basketball team from 1965 to 1967.
Rob was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta in 1947. He and his wife Sharon moved to the Fort Saskatchewan area 22 years ago, making their home and raising daughters Allison and Kimberly on a small farm near Josephburg. Rob and Sharon both are active members of the Fort Saskatchewan Alliance Church.