Andrew Micklefield was elected as MLA for Rossmere on April 19, 2016. In addition to his ongoing work as part of the Legislative Management Commission, Andrew has served in various roles as Legislative Assistant to the Minister of Health, Government House Leader and deputy Government House Leader and, since December 2017, as chair for a committee appointed by the Minister of Families to review Child Family Services legislation.
Andrew immigrated from England in 1989, graduated from Transcona Collegiate and the University of Winnipeg and pursued Master’s studies at Providence University College. For nearly 20 years years Andrew has worked to improve the lives of Manitobans; Andrew has also facilitated relief projects in developing countries. He is also a guest speaker and lecturer teaching World View and Life Skills and served as a Board Member of the Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools.
More recently, Andrew has helped immigrant families find homes, jobs and settle in to Winnipeg. While Principal of The King’s School in Winnipeg, he received acclaim for the school’s work with refugee and newcomer children. In 2014 Andrew coordinated a shared land and funding agreement to build soccer fields for community and school use.
Andrew and his wife Ruth live in Rossmere with their 3 children. Andrew is a drummer and percussionist and enjoys cooking, travelling and reading.