Minister of Municipal Affairs
Shaye Anderson was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Leduc-Beaumont on May 5, 2015. On January 19, 2017 he was sworn in as Minister of Municipal Affairs.
He formerly served as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and as a member of the standing committees on Alberta’s Economic Future, Private Bills and Resource Stewardship.
Mr. Anderson attended postsecondary studies in British Columbia, from where he originally hails. He obtained a diploma in physical education from Malaspina University-College, now known as Vancouver Island University, and also attended the University of Victoria’s Faculty of Education.
For over 10 years Mr. Anderson has worked as a telecommunications technician; his employers include Telus Communications, Vista Telecom Networks and Shaw Cable. In 2015 Mr. Anderson was the recipient of Telus Communications’ Customer First champion award.
Mr. Anderson has been involved with the Telecommunications Workers Union and United Steelworkers local 1944 as a shop steward and vice-president.
An avid sportsman, Mr. Anderson plays competitive fastball and rugby; he also helps coach his two sons’ soccer and baseball teams.
He and his wife, Kelly, have two sons, Declan and Maddoc.
March 20, 2017