MLA Robert E. Wanner has had an extensive career in public administration with 35 years in senior management and executive-level positions with the City of Medicine Hat. MLA Wanner also has experience as a small business owner and mediator, and has played a significant role in many public service and not-for-profit organizations.
He holds a BA from the University of Saskatchewan, an MA in Social Welfare Policy from McMaster University and an MBA from the University of Calgary.
He was elected Speaker of the Legislative Assembly on June 11, 2015. He also serves as chair of the Special Standing Committee on Members' Services.
MLA Wanner lives in Medicine Hat with his family.