Minister of Transportation
Ric McIver was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-Hays on April 23, 2012. On May 8, 2012, he was sworn in as Minister of Transportation and was named a member of the Treasury Board committee. He is the first Minister of Transportation for Alberta to be selected from one of its major cities.
Ric previously served the residents of Calgary-Hays as the alderman on Calgary city council for ward 12 from 2001 to 2010, a span of three terms. In that time he served on the board of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association, the Calgary Police Commission and the Metropolitan Calgary Foundation. He also served as chair of the Calgary Housing Company.
Ric became an Albertan on July 26, 1981. He has worked in the food industry in many different roles, including national sales manager and sales and marketing manager of different organizations. He has also owned and operated a food distribution and marketing wholesale business.
Ric is married to Christine, the founder and CEO of the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta. Between them they have four children and two grandchildren, all living in Calgary.
October 4, 2012