Jason lives in Calgary-Varsity with his wife Marian and three daughters. Not only are he and his family active in the community, but Jason works in the constituency as a management consultant and a labour mediator and arbitrator. Jason teaches Business Negotiations, Human Resource Management, Labour Relations and Labour & Employment Law for the business schools at the University of Calgary and University of Lethbridge.
Jason also worked for nearly twenty years in the transportation industry at Canadian Pacific Railway in progressively senior roles in Human Resources & Labour Relations, Marketing & Sales and Corporate Affairs, including Government Relations.
Jason has significant political and volunteer board experience in leadership roles with a focus on policy and governance. He is a member of the Alberta Labour Relations Board, Co-Chair of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association - Calgary Chapter and has chaired the Parent Council at his children’s school. Jason is also a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Alberta.
Jason has a Master’s Degree in Industrial Relations from Queen’s University and a Master’s Degree in Law (Labour & Employment) from Osgoode Hall, York University.
Community & Political Service
Jason has been politically active and in leadership positions both at the provincial and federal level. In addition, he has been involved in supporting local schools and his profession. Recent involvement includes the following:
- Co-Chair, UCP Policy Committee (2017-2018)
- Member, UCP Calgary-Varsity Board (2017-2018)
- Member, Alberta Labour Relations Board (since 2016)
- Co-Chair, Canadian Industrial Relations Association, S. AB Chapter (2016-2018)
- Member, VP Policy, President, PC Calgary-Varsity Board (2013-2017)
- Co-Chair, Parent Council, Varsity Acres School (2010-2014)