Candidate for Councillor, Division 6, Rocky View County
John McMurray and his wife of 32 years, Sheila, have four children. They have lived in Rocky View County since 1995. The McMurrays reside on a quarter section between Airdrie and Irricana. They raise Angus cattle.
John grew up on a farm near Red Deer and is very interested in preserving and protecting agriculture and rural living.
John McMurray is currently an Engineer working for Halliburton Canada. John graduated from Engineering with Distinction from the University of Calgary in 1989. In his spare time he earned an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) from Athabasca University in 2006. John and his family lived in Houston for a few years in the late 1990s but kept their farm in Rocky View and returned home to it in 2000.
John was an active member the School Councils where the children attended and was Chair of the Kathyrn School Council in 2005-06. John participated in Rocky View School's three year plan community input sessions and Rocky View County's County Plan workshops. John was also a director of Action for Agriculture. He served on the volunteer boards of his children's sports activities.