Calgary, Alberta , Canada
Aug 01, 2015 09:40pm
|Info||Len Webber was elected to his first term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the constituency of Calgary Foothills on November 22, 2004. |
For the past 3 years as an MLA, Len has worked hard for the well-being of seniors and disabled persons in long-term care facilities, the homeless community and affordable housing, community safety and the education system. He also has a particular interest in promoting programs and initiatives which improve environmental performance and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Prior to running for provincial office, Len was the vice-president and director of Webber Academy, a non-profit, non-denominational, co-educational university preparatory private school in Calgary.
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. Len 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.
Len has a history of involvement and volunteerism with community groups, including Hospice Calgary, The Calgary Foundation, MS Society and served on the board of the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC). He is a loyal volunteer in many fundraising events promoting breast cancer awareness and research and is a proud recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for his contributions to the province of Alberta.
Len and his wife, Heather, have three teenaged daughters: Lauren, Jaime, and Kelly.