Before being elected to the House of Commons as the representative for Calgary Confederation, Len Webber served the community for 11 years in the provincial legislature.
As a member of Alberta’s Progressive Conservative government, Webber served as Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Minister of International of Intergovernmental Relations as well as Deputy Government Whip.
As an MLA he was chair of the Advisory Committee on Climate Change and the Healthy Aging and Continuing Care in Alberta Committee. He also chaired the MLA Task Force on Continuing Care Health Services and the MLA Task Force on Affordable Housing and Homelessness in Alberta.
Prior to leaving as MLA, Webber was sitting as an independent.
Before getting involved in politics, Webber was vice-president and director of Webber Academy, a nonprofit Calgary preparatory school for gifted students from junior kindergarten to Grade 12.
Webber has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and a journeyman electrician certificate from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. After graduating he worked as an apprentice electrician before starting his own contracting company.
Webber is a widower with three daughters. He is the son of former Calgary MLA and cabinet minister Dr. Neil Webber.
Webber is active in Calgary and has been involved with Hospice Calgary, the MS Society, and the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Commission. He is also an advocate for breast cancer awareness. He won an Alberta Centennial medal for his charitable work.