|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
|Preceded by||David J. Carter|
|Succeeded by||Jonathan Denis|
|Born||March 28, 1944|
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
|Political party||Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta|
Denis Herard (born March 28, 1944) is a politician from Alberta, Canada, and is the former Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta MLA for Calgary-Egmont. He is French-Canadian, with fore-fathers coming majorly from Quebec.
Herard was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the 1993 Alberta general election. He served four terms as a back bench MLA for the Progressive Conservatives. On April 6, 2006 Herard was sworn into the Executive Council of Alberta as the Minister of Advanced Education after Lyle Oberg was asked to leave caucus.
In late 2007, Herard announced he would not seek re-election in the next provincial election.
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