Leader of the Official Opposition
Opposition House Leader
Jason Nixon was elected to the Alberta Legislature on May 05, 2015 in the constituency of Rimbey Rocky Mountain House Sundre.
He is presently serving as the Assembly of Alberta’s Chief Opposition Whip as well as the Official Opposition’s Shadow Minister for Democracy and Accountability.
Jason also currently sits as a member of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices, the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services, and the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.
Prior to Jason’s election to the Alberta Legislator Jason spent over 25 years volunteering and working within the Mustard Seed commmunity, one of Alberta’s most respected not for profit organizations. Jason eventually progressed to Executive Director at the Mustard Seed, a position he served in from 2006 to 2011. Jason is the oldest son of Pat Nixon, the founder of the Mustard Seed, this provided Jason with the unique privilege of growing up in a family dedicated to public service and the betterment of our communities. Jason has also managed health and safety consulting firms and worked in financial management in the oil and gas industry in Alberta.
Jason is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Business Administration Program. He graduated Phi Theta Kappa with a Major in Management. He also trained in Occupational Health and Safety and holds a National Construction Safety Officer Designation and certificates in Accounting and Management from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Jason married his high school sweetheart Tiffany in the year 2000 and together they are the proud parents of Markus and twins Austin and Chyanne. The Nixon family call Sundre, Alberta home.
Jason is committed to standing up for rural Alberta, focusing on restoring integrity to public life, and ensuring we have a government that is accountable to Albertans and committed to responsible fiscal management.