Peter is President of Elicia Holdings Ltd., and Chairman of the Goodfish Lake Business Corporation Board. He also serves on the Servus Credit Union Board, a Director on the Board of Athabasca Minerals Inc. and The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation. He is a member and graduate of the “Institute of Corporate Directors”.

Peter served in the past as: Honorary Consul for the Federative Republic of Brazil, director on EPCOR Board of Directors, Vice President and Director for Edmonton Northlands, member of the Board of the 2001 World Games in Edmonton, and
a director on the Board of United Protection Security.

He has held the positions of Executive Director of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta, 1993 to 1998 and Chief of Staff to the Office of the Premier of the Province of Alberta from February of 1998 to March 2004 at which time he left to donate a kidney to his friend.

Elected as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Sherwood Park from 1986 to 1993 during which time Peter served as: Deputy Premier and Minister of Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister Responsible for Government Reorganization (1992 – 1993), Minister of Economic Development and Trade (1989 – 1992) and Minister of Agriculture (1986 – 1989).

Prior to his election to the Provincial Legislature Peter served for twelve years in the Parliament of Canada as the Member of Parliament for the Pembina constituency and also served as President of the Progressive Conservative Association of Canada (1983 – 1986). Preceding his election as MP Peter farmed with his brother Henry.

Peter was Kinsmen of the Year in 1972/1973. In January, 2003 Peter Received the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal,
and in September, 2005 the Alberta Centennial Medal both for outstanding service to the community, province
and country.

“Sherwood Park’s Heritage Mile Society” recognized Mr. Elzinga as the representative with the broadest and most distinguished political career and best record of community contributions since the creation of Sherwood Park. These contributions were recognized at the unveiling of a cast bronze sculpture of Peter in Sherwood Park on August 12th, 2002. Peter was also selected by Alberta Venture magazine as one of the fifty most influential people in the Province of Alberta in the year 2003. In 1995 The Peter Elzinga Family Foundation was established to provide educational scholarships to those in financial need.