Ricardo Miranda was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Cross, on May 5, 2015. On February 2, 2016, Mr. Miranda was appointed Minister of Culture and Tourism.
He currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future and as a member of the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee. Previously he served as a member of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.
Prior to his service with the Legislative Assembly, he worked as a servicing representative and member organizer with the Canadian Union of Public Employees before being hired as the research representative for Alberta. He is currently on leave from his job as a flight attendant, where he has 15 years of service.
Miranda holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Calgary, and is working towards a secondary degree in industrial relations with a long term view of obtaining his PhD.