David Shepherd is an ever-present and dynamic advocate for the communities he represents in downtown Edmonton. David has been a fierce champion for the technology and innovation sector, affordable housing, mental health and public healthcare.
During his time as an MLA, David worked extensively on anti-racism policy, including the Anti-Racism Act, which provides a framework for gathering race-based data.
Outside of his role as the MLA for Edmonton-City Centre, David is an avid cyclist and a life-long resident of Edmonton.
Before entering politics, David worked in communications and as a musician and studio engineer.