Jeff Cullihall is a 39 year old father and telecommunications professional. Jeff started his technical career in healthcare in 2005 assisting Capital Health in their deployment of Windows XP, before moving into network communications. As a tower rigger and operations manager for a commercial wireless communications company, Jeff established connectivity to worker’s camps in Fort McMurray, as well as Emergency Medical Stations, Fire Halls and Police Stations, Farms, other remote plant and construction facilities, and was a valuable contributor in the development and deployment of the City of Edmonton Broadband Wireless Network. Today he works with outside plant fibre optics and mobility wireless systems.
Jeff was born and raised in Fort McMurray and moved to Edmonton when he was 19 years old. In 2014, when his son was 4, Jeff began studying the climate emergency as a matter of parental diligence. This led to him beginning to engage with the public in 2016, and joining the GPA in 2017. Jeff values evidence-based decision making practices, and wants to see more scientists involved in politics. Jeff looks forward to showing Albertans the new Green Party of Alberta this election