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 Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship and is a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future. He was previously a member of the Standing Committees on Public Accounts.
During his first term Mr. Feehan served as the Deputy Chair of Committees and was appointed Minister of Indigenous Relations on February 2, 2016.
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.
He was the 844th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
November 30, 2022