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Honourable Sandra Jansen – MLA for Calgary-North West

Father in heaven we are thankful for Hon.
Sandra Jansen representing the people of Calgary – Northwest.  It is our prayer that as she serves on
committees, attends meetings and schedules appointments that she would be
guided to those things that are crucial to meet goals and fulfill her
vision.  Bless her and her family with
peace and wellbeing in every area of life. 
Amen.

Associate Minister – Family and Community Safety

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.