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Hon. Josephine Pon, Calgary-Beddington

Thank you, Father, for Josephine and her service as the MLA to represent the Calgary-Beddington area, and her appointment as Alberta’s Minister of Seniors and Housing. Thank you for the gifts and abilities you have placed within her.  Help her perform her duties in a manner worthy of you with grace to communicate, lead, serve, and direct.  Surround her with Godly counsel.  Renew her strength in these difficult times.  We pray she would continue to advocate for seniors and be a strong voice for the protection of those she serves.  In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

Minister Pon was elected on April 16, 2019, as MLA for Calgary-Beddington. Pon has more than 20 years experience in banking, she was the Account Manager in Personal/Commercial banking and also the Regional Manager, Business Development responsible for Multicultural Banking and working with over 230 branches and 3,000 staff in the Prairie Region for Scotiabank. She also worked at Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), as an International Trade Consultant and in the Assisted Housing department in the Prairie Region. Most recently, Pon acted as the Vice President of the Taste of Asia Group, managing five restaurants and leading over 150 employees. Pon has been active volunteering in a number of non-profit organizations including being a member of the working group in the Edmonton Mayor’s task force to eliminate poverty, the Board Chair of Immigrant Services Calgary and Gala Chair for Immigrants of Distinction Awards gala. Josephine Pon was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Seniors and Housing on April 30, 2019.