Dr. Lyle Oberg has a long history of providing public service to Albertans.
Born and raised in Forestburg, Alberta, Dr. Oberg completed his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Alberta in 1983. He stayed in rural Alberta, beginning his medical practice in Cold Lake, and then moving to Brooks. During that time, he performed surgery, anesthesia, emergency medicine and obstetrics.
In 1993, he ran for public office and was elected as the MLA for Bow Valley. Dr. Oberg served as an MLA for 15 years and held numerous posts, most notably as the Minister of Social Services, Minster of Learning, Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation, and Minister of Finance.
Dr. Oberg is also an Honorary Chief of Treaty 7, an honor that was given him for his work in Indigenous education. He sits on the board of directors of several public and private companies.
He and his wife Evelyn have four adult children and nine grand children. He enjoys hunting, boating and home renovation projects.
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