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MLA David Shepherd lives in Edmonton-Centre. Prior to being elected as member for Edmonton-Centre, he held positions in municipal, provincial and the federal public service, most recently serving with the City of Edmonton Transit department as a communications officer.

MLA Shepherd’s first love was music and he spent many years as a professional musician and studio engineer. He holds diplomas in music performance and studio recording from MacEwan University and a BA in professional communications from Royal Rhodes University.

In addition to his work as MLA for Edmonton-Centre he chairs the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and is a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.

It may be no surprise to you that David Shepherd is a champion of Edmonton’s arts scene but you may not know that he is also an avid cyclist, a passionate advocate for active transportation, a proponent for housing that is both inclusive and affordable, and continues to engage with the North Edge Business Association, Downtown Business Association, Edmonton Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Vibrancy Task Force.