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United Conservative Caucus
MLA for Lacombe-Ponoka
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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 was appointed Minister of Culture on July 8, 2021.
He currently serves as the chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund. He is a member of the Select Special Committee on Real Property Rights.
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 a number of 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 to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
July 16, 2021