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Karen McPherson – MLA for Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill

Father God, we
acknowledge that You are present in the constituency of Calgary-MacKay-Nose
Hill and with MLA Ms. Karen McPherson today. Guide her in the duties and
appointments that are before her and give her the measure of wisdom that she
requires to be successful. We pray that new doors of opportunity would open to
her to meet key leaders in her community. Amen
Karen McPherson was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill, on May 5,

She currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on
Private Bills, as a member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and
Elections, Standing Orders and Printing as well as a member of the Standing
Committee on Families and Communities.

Before being elected, Ms. McPherson’s career spanned roles as
varied as Collaboration Analyst, Collaboration and E-mail Architect and
Manager, Business Continuity Consultant and Business Analyst in Canada, the
United Kingdom and the United States, in industries such as Chemicals,
Manufacturing and for more than 20 years, in Oil and Gas.

As part of her commitment to contributing to the community Ms.
McPherson has served as Secretary for Old Colony Habitat for Humanity in
Norton, Massachusetts, a wrangler when Calgary hosted the Juno Awards in 2008
and a judge of the Calgary Youth Science Fair for seven years.

Ms. McPherson has two grown children, a small grouchy dog and
enjoys travelling to learn about the world we live in.