Honourable Sandra Jansen – MLA for Calgary-North West

Dear Lord Jesus, we pray today that
You would be with the Honourable Sandra Jansen to lead and guide her.  We pray You would direct her thoughts and
plans as she works on many committees. 
May she have the wisdom to make the decisions that will make this
province a better place to live.   Amen.

Associate Minister – Family and Community
Sandra Jansen was elected as
the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-North West on April 23,
2012. She was sworn in as Associate Minister – Family and Community Safety on
August 1, 2013.

Previous appointments include
serving as member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections,
Standing Orders and Printing, the Standing Committee on Families and
Communities, Deputy Government Whip, chair of the Calgary caucus and co-chair
of the Alberta Film Advisory Council.

Ms. Jansen earned a
broadcasting diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and
later studied French at McGill University. She also holds a master’s degree in
professional communications from Royal Roads University. Ms. Jansen is an
experienced journalist, having spent 23 years in the field, including 10 years
as a national news anchor at CTV News Channel in Toronto. She also hosted the
City TV Calgary show Your City from 2007 to 2010. Ms. Jansen later
served as Premier Alison Redford’s southern Alberta communications manager from
October 2011 to March 2012.

A passionate advocate and
dedicated volunteer, over the years she has been a spokesperson and a volunteer
for the United Way, Calgary Health Trust, and Ronald McDonald House and a board
member at the Calgary Girls’ School. Ms. Jansen is an acrylic artist and has
donated more than 50 paintings to various charities in the Calgary area.