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Ms. Annie McKitrick – MLA for Sherwood Park

Heavenly
Father, We ask you to be with MLA Ms. Annie McKitrick and guide her as she
advocates for the people of Sherwood Park and for our province.  Continue to direct her as she becomes aware
of issues and may she be endowed with wisdom and insight to share with her
colleagues. Bless her with needed recreational time in order to share in the
lives of family and friends. Amen

Annie McKitrick was elected as the Member of the Legislative
Assembly for Sherwood Park on May 5, 2015.

She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Private Bills and the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Heritage Savings Trust
Fund. Previously she served as a member of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s
Economic Future.

Originally from France, Ms. McKitrick came to Canada to attend
McGill University where she obtained a bachelor of science (Ecology). Ms.
McKitrick has a master’s degree in education and a diploma in public-sector
management from the University of Victoria.

Ms. McKitrick has spent close to 40 years working with all
levels of government, post-secondary institutions and not-for-profit
organizations.

Prior to her election, Ms. McKitrick operated her own consulting
practice, specializing in diversity, organizational development and strategic
planning. Her work includes social planning, community development and
volunteer and board development.

She previously worked as a social planner for Strathcona County,
acting manager of social development for the city of Williams Lake, British
Columbia, and as manager of a national research institute at the University of
Victoria.

Ms. McKitrick also has extensive international experience,
having worked as a researcher with a grant from the Canadian International
Development Agency in Kyrgyzstan, as a co-ordinator for income generating
projects in Thailand and for a nongovernmental organization responsible for
refugee and community development programs in Southeast Asia.

From 1996 until 2005 Ms. McKitrick was a school trustee and
chair of the Richmond school board in Richmond, British Columbia.

An active member of the community, Ms. McKitrick has volunteered
much of her time and skills to numerous organizations over the past 25 years.
In recent years she has volunteered with the Edmonton Folk Music Festival and
the Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club.

Ms. McKitrick is an avid cross-country skier and cyclist and was
the cycling co-chair at the 2014 Canada 55+ Games, held in Strathcona County.

She is fluent in French and speaks intermediate Thai and is also
a passionate purveyor of local and fair trade foods.

Ms. McKitrick and her husband, Greg, have two children, both now
adults, whom they adopted from an orphanage in Thailand.