Janice Sarich was elected to her second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton-Decore on April 23, 2012. She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Standing Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future. Previously she served as a member of the Standing Committee Private Bills and the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.
In addition to serving as an MLA during her first term, she was appointed to the position of parliamentary assistant to the Minister of Education on March 12, 2008. In addition, she served as a member of the Cabinet Policy Committee on Education, the Standing Committee on Private Bills and the Standing Committee on Education.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mrs. Sarich served as the Ward 2 Edmonton Catholic School Board trustee from 2001 to 2007. Before entering public service, Janice was president of her own business consulting company.
Born and raised in Edmonton, Mrs. Sarich has a bachelor’s degree in physical education and a master’s of education degree from the University of Alberta. She also holds project management and project leadership certificates from NAIT.
An avid volunteer, Mrs. Sarich has been involved with the following community organizations:
- Junior League of Edmonton Advisory Committee
- Catholic Social Services – Children and Youth Family-Based Services Advisory Committee
- Public Interest Alberta’s – Democracy Task Force
- Advisory Committee member to the John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights Symposium: A More Democratic Alberta: How Do We Get There?
Mrs. Sarich and her husband, Steve, have two children and live in Edmonton-Decore.
March 15, 2013