Originally Published March 6th, 2021: The Alberta Liberal Party Board of Directors has appointed Calgary lawyer John Roggeveen as Interim Leader.
Party President Helen Mcmenamin stated, “John is the ideal candidate for this position. He brings integrity, skills and insight to this role. He has years of political experience and a deep commitment to building the Party and serving Albertans.”
John Roggeveen was raised in Edmonton and is a graduate of the University of Alberta. He is married with three adult daughters and has a private law practice in Calgary. A past Liberal candidate, he has served in various capacities on the Alberta Liberal Party Board.
“It is an honour to serve Albertans and to serve the Alberta Liberal Party,” said Roggeveen. “Good policies are one of the strengths of our party but good organization will be the foundation for successfully implementing them. My focus will be on creating a stronger organization so that the Alberta Liberals will be a force in the next election.”