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United Conservative Caucus
MLA for Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
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The Honourable Nathan Cooper was elected to a third term to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills, on May 29, 2023.
On May 21, 2019, the Honourable Nathan Cooper was elected by his fellow MLAs to serve as the 14th Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He was re-elected to this position on June 20, 2023.
He serves as Chair of the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services.
He previously served as a member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing and the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices.
Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, Speaker Cooper held a number of employment positions but most recently was chief of staff and director of legislative affairs for the Wildrose caucus. Previous to this, he served two terms as councillor for the town of Carstairs.
Having been involved in the 4-H program from a young age, Speaker Cooper has won numerous public speaking awards, and he continues to support 4-H as a volunteer judge. He also had the privilege of being a Rotary Club exchange student in 1998 and still continues to support the Rotary Club today.
Speaker Cooper was the 885th Member to be sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.