Richard Feehan was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Rutherford, on May 5, 2015, and re-elected on April 16, 2019.
He currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.
On February 2, 2016, Mr. Feehan was appointed Minister of Indigenous Relations, a position he held during his first term.
Prior to his service with the Legislative Assembly he taught at the Edmonton division of the University of Calgary's Faculty of Social Work. Previous to this, he was program director of the Edmonton Social Planning Council and vice-president of Edmonton's Catholic Social Services. He also spent more than a decade in private social work practice.
Born and raised in Edmonton, he lives on Edmonton's south side with his wife, Kathaleen.
June 4, 2019