Mrs. Janice Sarich – MLA for Edmonton-Decore

God we thank You for Your loving care today towards MLA Mr. Janice Sarich.  May she receive new strength to attend to her
duties and the busy schedule ahead of her. 
Fill her with peace when things become stressful.  Thank You for her diligence and desire to
make a difference in the lives of all Albertans’ especially those who elected
her in Edmonton – Decore.  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 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
  • 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.