Mrs. Mary Anne Jablonski – MLA for Red Deer-North

Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you for
MLA Mary Anne Jablonski.  We ask that You
would be with her as she seeks to fulfill her role in the legislature, may she continue
do so with integrity, courage and conviction.  
We pray that she receives added support during this holiday season. Please
guide her decisions and direct her in the ways of providing leadership to her
community and peers in the legislature. 
In Your 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 currently serves as deputy chair of the
Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund an as a member of
the Standing Committee on Private Bills and the Standing Committee on Families
and Communities.

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)
FOIPP Review
Committee (deputy chair)
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 grandchildren.

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 family.