David Kilgour "is currently chair of the Latin America and Caribbean policy working group of the Ottawa branch of the Canadian International council, a Fellow of the Queen's University Centre for the Study of Democracy and a director of the Washington-based Council for a Community of Democracies (CCD).
"First elected in 1979 in the riding of Edmonton Strathcona, he was re-elected seven times, most recently in 2004 to represent the constituents of Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont. During his time in Parliament he was Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committees of the Whole House, Secretary of State for Latin America & Africa, and Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific. He did not stand in the 2006 election.
"David continues to be active in many issues of human rights and international concern. His latest book, Uneasy Neighbo(u)rs, co-authored with David Jones a former American diplomat, discusses the relationship of Canada and the USA in the dynamics of state, industry and culture." 
- Member, Advancing Human Rights 
- Co-chair, Canadian Friends of a Democratic Iran
- Member, Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong in China 
- Member, Committee of 100 for Tibet
- Endorser, Genocide Intervention Network