Pham, Hung Kim
Progressive Conservative MLA, Calgary-Montrose
Hung Kim Pham was born on October 2, 1963. He has lived in Calgary since 1980 and is well known for his volunteer work. He completed his high school education in 1982 and subsequently took the Computer Science University Transfer program at Mount Royal College where he received numerous awards and scholarships for his outstanding academic performance. He transferred to the University of Calgary in 1984 and received his B.Sc. degree with Distinction in Computer Science and Mathematics in 1986. He then went on to take the Masters Program in Computer Science at the University of Calgary, specializing in Artificial Intelligence.
From 1988 to 1989 he was a prominent Computer Analyst with Canalta Data Service. In September 1989, he began working at the City of Calgary as a Data Base Technical Analyst and was promoted to Senior Programmer Analyst in 1991. During this time he was very active in the community, working as a volunteer for many non-profit organizations and government agencies. He has helped the Calgary Police service with its multicultural and crime prevention programs since 1990. He was elected as the President of the Calgary Vietnamese Canadian Association in 1990 and has been on its Board of Directors since 1989.
On June 15, 1993 Mr. Pham was elected as the MLA for Calgary-Montrose and was re-elected on March 11, 1997. He has served as a member of the Standing Policy Committee on Financial Planning, and as Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Privileges & Elections, Standing Orders & Printing. He also has represented the government at numerous Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) conferences.
Mr. Pham currently serves as Chair of the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund Committee, and as a Member of the Standing Policy Committee on Jobs and the Economy and the Standing Policy Committee on Private Bills.
Mr. Pham lives in Calgary-Montrose.