Ronald Orr was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lacombe-Ponoka on May 5, 2015, and was re-elected on April 16, 2019.
Mr. Orr currently serves as Chair of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund. He is also a member of the Standing Committees on Legislative Offices and Resource Stewardship.
He previously served as Minister of Culture, and was a member of the following committees:
- Select Special Committee on Real Property Rights
- Standing Committee on Private Bills
- Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future
- Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services
- Standing Committee on Families and Communities
Mr. Orr has a master’s degree in theology and is an ordained minister. He also holds a journeyman carpenter’s ticket and a registered housing professional certificate and has previously owned a general contracting business.
His community involvement includes board positions with several charitable organizations, including the Gull Lake Centre and Calgary’s Mustard Seed Society. He also served as a public information officer for the municipal emergency management team for the village of Clive, Alberta.
Mr. Orr was born in Calgary and has lived in Lacombe-Ponoka for 13 years. He and his wife, Donna Marie, have three children.
He was the 893rd Member sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
November 30, 2022