Member of Parliament
Westlock – St. Paul
Brian was born and raised in Barrhead, Alberta.
He studied Political Science at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta. While attending university, Brian worked for the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta as well as a former Deputy Premier.
In 2001, he became the youngest Councillor in Barrhead’s history. Brian helped initiate infrastructure upgrades such as a multi-functional arena that also serves the surrounding communities, and upgrades to the town’s swimming, hockey and baseball facilities.
He later returned to the private sector, where he purchased and operated a branch of Cooperators Insurance.
He was first elected to the House of Commons in 2006. He sits on the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food and the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs, and works hard to address the issues that matter to Canadians and the people of his riding.
Brian and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.