Honourable Heather Klimchuk, Edmonton-Glenora

Father,
we thank you for everything you have done for the Honourable Heather Klimchuk.
We ask for your guidance over her in every situation she faces and wisdom to
make right decisions. Give her strength and the ability she needs in her
everyday life. May she be a good support and encouragement to our premier. In
Christ’s name, Amen

Minister of Culture

Mrs. Klimchuk was elected to her second term as a Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Glenora on April 23, 2012. On May, 8, 2012
she was named Minister of Culture.

During her first term, Mrs. Klimchuk served as Minister of Culture and
Community Services and as Minister of Service Alberta.

Mrs. Klimchuk’s public service experience prior to serving as a Member
of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta includes working for the Legislative
Assembly of Alberta as a researcher and working as a writer for both Premier
Lougheed and Premier Getty. Mrs. Klimchuk also assisted with the initiation of
the Alberta Seniors Information Phone Line.

Mrs. Klimchuk holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of
Alberta in political science.

Mrs. Klimchuk is also active in her community and has served in the
following capacities:

  • Planning and Development for
    the Glenora Community League
  • Glenora School Council Chair
    and volunteer co-ordinator
  • Reading mentor at Glenora
    School
  • Director of St. Basil’s
    School of Ukrainian Dance
  • Communications Director for
    Kupalo Ukrainian Dance School
  • Volunteer co-ordinator for
    the Bell Walk for Kids

Mrs. Klimchuk and her husband, Wade, have two children: Kyrsten and
Keifer. They have called Edmonton-Glenora home for over 18 years.

August 20, 2012