Ms. Annie McKitrick – MLA for Sherwood Park

God, today we pray for MLA Ms. Annie McKitrick. 
We pray for health, strength and Your wisdom as she serves the residents
of her community of Sherwood Park.  We
ask that You would bless her relationship with staff and colleagues and may
they be unified as they make plans to move our province forward.  We pray also for a good balance in her busy
schedule and personal life.  Protect her
and her family.  Amen. 

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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