Brent Rathgeber was first elected to the 40th Parliament on October 14, 2008. He was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Edmonton – St. Albert in the 2011 election. Brent was born in Melville, Saskatchewan in 1964. After graduating from Melville Comprehensive School in 1982, Brent obtained Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University of Saskatchewan. In between degrees, he was a Ministerial Assistant to a Senior Saskatchewan Cabinet Minister.
Shortly after assuming his Parliamentary duties following the 2008 election, Brent was appointed to the House of Commons Standing Committees on “Justice and Human Rights” and “Public Safety and National Security”. On these committees, he worked tirelessly to promote laws to provide safe streets and safe communities and to enhance the rights of victims of crime. Following his re-election in 2011 Brent was re-appointed to both the Justice and Public Safety Committees. In February 2013, Brent was appointed to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development.
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