Bob Wanner is a respected community leader with deep roots in the community. He is the former Commissioner of Public Services at the City of Medicine Hat, has experience as a professional mediator with families, local community organizations, government agencies and private companies. Wanner is also a former member of the University of Calgary Senate.
He is active in the community as a volunteer who advocates for access to public services like health care and education for Medicine Hat families.
As a small business owner with an MBA from the University of Calgary, Wanner knows the importance of supporting local businesses to stimulate the economy and create local jobs.
Wanner and his wife, Joan, have four daughters and 11 grandchildren. It was his 15 year-old granddaughter who inspired him to get involved with Alberta politics; she advised him that things had to change in Alberta.