Rod Loyola is a proud Edmontonian who has dutifully served as the MLA for Edmonton-Ellerslie since 2015. He is also the NDP critic for Transportation.
Rod is passionate about building a diverse and inclusive province, and one of his proudest moments as MLA was hosting the first ever anti-racism framework consultation in Alberta.
Rod also understands the value of post-secondary education, and was heavily involved with the University of Alberta before becoming an MLA. He worked as an academic program coordinator and student advisor for University of Alberta International, and advocated for his peers as the President of the Non-Academic Staff Association, the union that represents University support staff. He also worked on the Post-Secondary Education Task Force for Public Interest Alberta.
Rod is an active community volunteer who has helped in various roles for the Knottwood Community League, and sat on the board of Friends of Medicare.
Rod holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta.