Ms. Debbie Jabbour – MLA for Peace River

God, it is our prayer today for MLA Ms. Debbie Jabbour as she serves in the
constituency of Peace River and in our legislature.  May You grant her a measure of wisdom and the
insight she needs as she puts plans in motion for our province.  May she also feel appreciated and know how
important her role is.  In Jesus Name,

Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees

Debbie Jabbour was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta,
representing the constituency of Peace River, on May 5, 2015. On June 11, 2015,
she was elected Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees.

She currently serves as a member of the Special Standing Committee on
Members’ Services. She previously served as a member of the Standing Committee
on Legislative Offices.

Prior to serving as a Member of the Legislative Assembly, she worked as
a mental health specialist for 10 years with Almasana Creative Wellness as well
as with Alberta Health Services in the year prior to her election. During this
same time period she also worked as an analyst with Alberta Health, financial
accountability and as a Hansard input editor with the Alberta
Legislative Assembly. Prior to that, she worked in administrative roles, as a
freelance writer and as a professional musician.

Born in Edmonton, Ms. Jabbour currently resides in High Level. Her
grandparents on both sides came to Canada in the early 1900s. With the
exception of two years in Central America Ms. Jabbour has called Alberta home
her entire life.

She received her master of counselling in 2010 from the University of
Calgary, University of Lethbridge and Athabasca University. In 2003 she
received her bachelor of arts with a major in psychology and communications.
She also holds a certificate in career counselling and is a provisional

In her spare time Ms. Jabbour volunteers in her community with the
Chinchaga Adult Learning Centre and as an actor with the High Level Theatre

Ms. Jabbour enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is also interested in theatre, music, travel, reading and research.