With his broad experience and commitment to public service, John Roggeveen is a leader who can bring people together to tackle complex challenges and deliver results for his community.
John Roggeveen is an accomplished lawyer who operates his own solo general legal practice. John has extensive legal experience and has represented clients at all levels of court in Alberta. He is a member-at-large of the Canadian Bar Association's national Solo, Small Firm and General Practice section and has previously chaired the Solo, Small and General Practice section of the Canadian Bar Association (South Alberta) and the Insolvency section of the Canadian Bar Association (South Alberta).
Beyond his legal activities, John is a respected community leader who has chaired a school council and helped form a society supporting the school’s activities. He has presented seminars and spoken on various topics related to law and business and has been an instructor in an online business law course at SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary and a guest lecturer for prospective legal assistants at CDI College in Calgary.
Growing up in a blue-collar neighbourhood, John knows the value of hard work and the importance of access to good education and the opportunities it can provide.
A longtime Alberta Liberal, John has run as a candidate in five provincial elections and served as the Alberta Liberal’s fundraising chair and vice-president in charge of constituencies before taking on the role as leader of the party.
John lives in Calgary with his wife, who he's been married to for 33 years. They have three adult daughters.
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