Honourable Heather Klimchuk – MLA for Edmonton-Glenora

Thank you today Lord God for Hon. Ms.
Heather Klimchuk and for her care for her constituents in the City of Edmonton.
We ask that you would enable her to balance time for work, the time she needs
to spend in her constituency and the time she needs with family and friends.
Give her renewed strength and direct her steps. For this we thank you, 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.