Member of Parliament
Vegreville – Wainwright
Leon has lifelong experience in agriculture. He purchased a farm in 1974, and has also worked as a farm economist with the Alberta Ministry of Agriculture. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Alberta.
He was first elected to the House of Commons in 1993, and is currently Chair of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources. He has also been Chair of the Standing Committee on International Trade and the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates.
Leon and his wife, Linda, have five children.