Robyn Luff is a Grade 8 math and science teacher in the Calgary public school system, and a mother of two young children. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Victoria, and is a graduate of the University of Calgary with a Master of Teaching degree. She has made Calgary East her home for the last five years. Luff strongly values quality education as a necessity for creating just and healthy communities. As a mother of young children she is also concerned about quality childcare and public school availability in her community.
Luff has volunteered extensively in Calgary for environmental, arts, and community organizations. She has advocated for water issues through work with the Alberta Wilderness Association and Trout Unlimited Canada, and has worked to sustain a strong music community through volunteer work with the Sled Island music festival. Luff is also active in the Alberta Teachers' Association as a school rep and political action committee member. Last year she served on the organizing committee for Stanley Jones School's 100th anniversary celebration.
She lives in Southview with her husband, Graham Mackenzie, their two children, Atticus and Vesper. She has deep family roots in the NDP in Alberta, as her grandfather Alan Bush ran against Grant Notley for party leadership in the 1960's