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MLA Mary Anne Jablonski, Red Deer-North

Dear Heavenly Father, we are thankful
for MLA Mary Anne Jablonski, Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee on the
Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund and for her long service in the Alberta
Legislature. We pray that You would give her and her colleagues wisdom and
direction as they seek to fund initiatives that will add to the quality of life
for families and communities here in Alberta. Bless her and may she have the
time camping and hiking and doing those things with family that she so enjoys.
In Jesus Name, Amen

Deputy Chair of Committees

Mary Anne Jablonski was elected to her fifth term as Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Red Deer-North on April 23, 2012. She was appointed
deputy chair of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust
Fund to the Standing Committee on Families and Communities in May, 2012.

Additionally she served as Minister of Seniors and Community Supports
from March 12, 2008 to October 12, 2011. During her third term she served as
chair of the Cabinet Policy Committee on Community Services and as a member of
the Legislative Review Committee.
She has also served on the following committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Community Development (chair)
  • Alberta
    Mental Health Board Liaison and Advisory Committee (chair)
  • Standing
    Policy Committee on Justice and Government Services (chair)
  • Youth
    Secretariat (chair)
  • Corrections
    Review Committee (chair)
  • Strengthening
    Alberta´s Role in Confederation Committee (co-chair)
    Review Committee (deputy chair)
  • Private
    Bills Committee
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing
    Policy Committee on Health and Community Living
  • Committee
    on Collaboration and Innovation
  • Crystal
    Meth Task Force Committee
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members´ Services
Mrs. Jablonski was born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario. She has
three sisters and one brother. She was awarded a scholarship to attend Brock
University, where she studied psychology and political science. Married since
1971, Mrs. Jablonski and her husband, Bob, have three grown children and five

Mrs. Jablonski and her family moved to Alberta in 1980, when her husband
was transferred to Penhold with the Canadian Forces. From 1982 to 1985 she
helped to successfully lobby the federal government for a dental plan for the
families of the Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police as well as
for the rights of spouses of military members.

Before she entered politics, Mrs. Jablonski and her husband owned and
operated a very successful fiberglass manufacturing company. They employed 18
people and manufactured various fiberglass projects, including a 70-foot
dinosaur, waterslides, jet boats and RV parts. Her work experience also
includes seven years in the banking industry.

Mrs. Jablonski is an energetic and enthusiastic member of her community.
She has been involved in various community groups, sporting associations,
church boards, the Catholic Women’s League, Girl Guides of Canada and the
Chamber of Commerce. In 1999 as a member of the ITC (formerly Toast Mistresses)
Mrs. Jablonski won the international speech competition in Kobe, Japan.

In her free time Mrs. Jablonski enjoys camping and hiking with her

March 18, 2013