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July 16, 2007
Legislative Assembly Swearing-in Ceremony on July 17th
Edmonton—The Legislative Assembly of Alberta officially welcomes two new Members. Mr. Jack Hayden, MLA for Drumheller-Stettler, and Mr. Craig Cheffins, MLA for Calgary-Elbow, were elected in the June 12, 2007, by-election, and will be sworn in at the Legislature on July 17th.
Mr. Jack Hayden
Prior to running for provincial office, Mr. Hayden held various municipal government positions, including County Councillor and Reeve for the County of Stettler. Mr. Hayden was elected president of the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties in 1998, a position he held until his retirement from municipal politics in 2004.
Mr. Craig Cheffins
Mr. Hayden will be sworn in at 1:30 p.m. and Mr. Cheffins will be sworn in at 2:00 p.m.
Prior to running for provincial office, Mr. Cheffins was employed by Mount Royal College as a work experience co-ordinator for the Bachelor of Applied Justice Studies program. Mr. Cheffins also previously held the position of manager of academic advising.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Bev Alenius, Executive Assistant
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Office of the Speaker
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