Maskell earned a Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Alberta. He became a teacher and then a principal at Jasper Place Composite High School and moved on to become the principal at the prestigious Victoria School of Performing and Visual Arts.
Maskell was elected to the Alberta Legislature in the 2001 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent Liberal MLA Karen Leibovici to pick up Edmonton Meadowlark for the Progressive Conservatives. He ran for a second term in office in the 2004 Alberta general election but was defeated by less than a couple hundred votes by Maurice Tougas a candidate for the Liberals.
- "Bob Maskell biography". Alberta Foundation for the Arts. Archived from the original on 2007-10-22. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
- "Edmonton-Meadowlark Official Results 2001". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-03-19.
- "Alberta general election 2004 Statement of Official Results Edmonton Meadowlark" (PDF). Elections Alberta. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
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