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Zac Rhodenizer

Alberta Party

Lethbridge has been Zac Rhodenizer's home for the last 13 years. It's where he met his wife of 11 years, Sarah. It's where his two daughters Eleanor and Grace were born. It's where he studied modern languages, education, and eventually, counselling psychology at the U of L. Lethbridge and Alberta have brought Zac and his family safety, prosperity, recreation, community, education, and overall fantastic life.

Zac wants Alberta and Lethbridge to continue providing a setting in which people of all backgrounds can flourish. As a registered provisional psychologist, he is passionate about our wellness and wants to be able to influence policy in a way that will reverse the trend of our declining mental health. As a teacher and a parent, he is passionate about the education of current and future Albertans. New to politics he's hoping to provide a fresh approach that will encourage legislators to work together, regardless of party affiliation, as well as giving incentives to get elected officials to represent their constituents instead of just toeing the party line.

He currently works as a teacher/counsellor at Ecole Nicholas Sheran and Coalbanks Elementary School. You'll often find him jogging in the coulees, hiking in Waterton, or playing at the park or the family centre with his kids. He's an avid reader and a wannabe writer. He speaks Spanish and his French was fluent... ca fait longtemps, mais c'est comme faire du velo non?

Main priorities:

  • Reverse the trend of our declining mental health
  • Bringing unity amongst legislators, regardless of party affiliation
  • Give incentives to get elected officials to represent their constituents instead of just toeing the party line
  • Reduce human suffering and increasing human flourishing
  • Inspire trust, and bring a higher quality of life.
  • Most issues are more complicated than how most parties portray them and that in ordered to better understand the nuances and consequences surrounding the issues of today we need viewpoint diversity and healthy conversations, not the endless back and forth attacking that is so common in today's Facebook politics.
  • Build a culture of constructive conversations with people of different backgrounds and beliefs