Deborah Drever – MLA for Calgary-Bow

Deborah Drever was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta as the Member for the constituency of Calgary-Bow on May 5, 2015.

Drever currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Private Bills, the Standing Committee on Families and Communities and the
Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.

Born and raised in Calgary, Drever is enrolled at Mount Royal
University, working towards a bachelor of arts degree in sociology.

Throughout postsecondary studies Drever has been active in various
human rights organizations. Drever is a member of a feminist collective, and
shares in discourse focusing on women’s issues in Alberta.

Also active within the local community, Drever has volunteered
with a variety of not-for-profit organizations around Calgary since the age of
eight. Drever has devoted over a decade to supporting the Calgary Folk Music
Festival and has worked for over five years with GlobalFest, an international
event that features fireworks displays and celebrates cultural diversity.
Drever has also canvassed for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Canadian
Diabetes Association and the Alberta Cancer Foundation.

Drever enjoys advocating for social justice and experiencing
Calgary’s vibrant arts community. Hobbies include hiking, skiing, travelling
and learning new languages.