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Robert Clark

Multisport Builder - Inducted 1974

Robert Clark coached midget and juvenile hockey teams from 1961 to 1966 during which time his team won the 1962 Southern Alberta Provincial "C" Championship. In 1960, he was elected to the Alberta Legislature. On July 4th, 1966, Robert Clark was appointed Minister of Youth -- the first in Alberta, and also the first such appointment in Canada. Robert Clark implemented many programs that benefited amateur sport in Alberta.  Many of these programs have been copied by other province.

After Induction

 Honours and Awards:

1988 – University of Calgary - Honourary Degree (Degree of Laws)

2009 – Awarded Life membership from Hockey Alberta

2009 – Hockey Canada Volunteer of the Year Timeline

1981 - Retired from the Legislative Assembly Since

1981 – became actively involved in Midget Hockey in Central Alberta – especially in the community of Carstairs.

Late 1980’s – became General Manager of the Olds Grizzly’s of the Alberta Junior Hockey League. During this time the Grizzley’s won the AJHL Championship in 1992, 1993, & 1994. In 1994 the Grizzley’s were the National Centennial Cup Champions. He stopped his involvement with the Grizzley’s when he became Ethnics Commissioner and Alberta’s first Information and Privacy Commissioner for the Alberta Legislative Assembly.

1986 – 1995 Chairman of Board of Alberta Junior Hockey League

1998-99, 1999/2000 Chairman of the Board of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

1986 – 1995 Member of Board of Hockey Alberta

2008 – 2015 Board of Hockey Alberta Foundation

2015 – Chairman of Committee for Selection of members of Hockey Alberta Hall of Fame