Jason Nixon was elected to the Alberta Legislature on May 5, 2015, representing the constituency of Rimbey–Rocky Mountain House–Sundre.
Jason served on the negotiation team that created a framework for unity between the Wildrose Party and the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta. The agreement was ratified and approved by the members of both parties in July 2017, establishing the United Conservative Party.
After the UCP’s first leadership race, Jason served as the Leader of the Official Opposition until its leader, Jason Kenney, won a seat in a by-election. Jason has held other notable positions in the Wildrose and UCP caucuses, including Official Opposition House Leader, Chief Opposition Whip, and Shadow Minister for Human Services.
Jason is the oldest son of Pat Nixon, the founder of one of Alberta’s most respected not-for-profit organizations, The Mustard Seed. Jason spent over 25 years volunteering and working within The Mustard Seed community, serving as Executive Director between 2006 and 2011.
Jason is an alumnus of Athabasca University and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). He is happily married to his high school sweetheart Tiffany and is the proud father of Markus and twins Austin and Chyanne.