During his formative and young adult years, Richard lived overseas in the Asia-Pacific region, where he accumulated significant business experience that brings valuable insights to his current work. He has also worked in senior executive positions in the private sector, as well as with Calgary Economic Development.
Richard is a long-time community leader, serving through numerous volunteer roles, including scouting and school athletics, and leadership roles on many community and business foundations.
Calgary-Fish Creek is a provincial electoral district in Alberta, Canada. The district is one of 87 mandated to return a single member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta using the first past the post method of voting.
The district is largely urban located in the south portion of the city of Calgary. It was named after Fish Creek Provincial Park and was created in the 1979 boundary redistribution from the south half’s of the electoral districts of Calgary-Glenmore and Calgary-Egmont.