Kelly J. McCauley was elected Member of Parliament for Edmonton West in October 2015.
Mr. McCauley was born and raised in North Vancouver, graduating from the British Columbia Institute of Technology in 1982. Prior to entering politics, Mr. McCauley spent more than 30 years managing hotels and convention centres from Victoria to St. John’s. During that time, he served as Vice President of the Burnaby Board of Trade and Vice Chair of the Avalon Convention and Visitors Bureau. Upon moving to Edmonton, he was a founding co-chair of the Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels, the organization instrumental in bringing Red Bull Crashed Ice and the Tour of Alberta to Edmonton.
As an advocate for seniors, Mr. McCauley is a past President of the Greater Victoria Eldercare Foundation, the largest seniors’ care hospital system on Vancouver Island, for which he continues to serve as a special advisor. In recognition of his advocacy for veterans, Mr. McCauley was named an honourary member of the Vancouver Island Aircrew Association.
In Edmonton, Mr. McCauley has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Northlands, the board of the Alberta Aviation Museum and was Chairperson of the EI Board of Referees for Edmonton and Northern Alberta.
Kelly’s wife, Sasha, and their two teenage sons have lived in west Edmonton for the past nine years.