Mrs. Janice Sarich – MLA for Edmonton-Decore

Father in Heaven, we are thankful
today for MLA Janice Sarich and the important role she plays in our legislature
here in Alberta.  Guide her in the
busyness of her schedule and help her to focus on the things most necessary and
important to attend to.  We ask that as
Mrs. Sarich serves the communities of Edmonton – Decore that she would
experience Your refreshing.  Amen.

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

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
  • 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.