Ron Stevens, Q.C.
(born September 17, 1949 in Empress, Alberta
) is a Canadian
politician. He was a member of the current Legislative Assembly of Alberta
representing the constituency of Calgary-Glenmore
as a Progressive Conservative
until his resignation on May 15, 2009. He was subsequently appointed a Judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta
on May 20, 2009 by the government of Canada.
Stevens was born September 17, 1949 in Empress, Alberta
. He graduated from the University of Calgary
in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1975 from the University of Alberta
. Prior to being elected into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
, Stevens worked as a civil litigation lawyer and mediator with a major law firm in Calgary
. In 1996, he was appointed Queen's Council.
An active community member, Stevens served in the role of president of the Palliser Bayview Pumphill Community Association, director of the Community Mediation Calgary Society, director of the Federation of Calgary Communities, and director and vice chair of the Calgary Housing Authority.
Stevens first sought public office in the 1997 provincial election
in the constituency of Calgary-Glenmore
. In that election, he received 58% of the vote. In the 2001 provincial election
that followed, Stevens was reelected with 68% of the popular vote. That same year, he was... Read More