Ms. Denise Woollard – MLA for Edmonton-Mill Creek

Heavenly Father,
thank You for MLA Denise Wollard.  We
pray for a heart that continues to go the extra mile as willing to do the tough
stuff.  Thank You for the years of
experiences in the education field as a teacher and school counsellor.  May her desire to see change for the better
continue to inspire others to vote for change and give them the grace to do
what is necessary to implement that change. 
Denise Woollard was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta,
representing the constituency of Edmonton-Mill Creek, on May 5, 2015.

She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Legislative Offices and as a member of the Standing Committee on Resource
Stewardship and the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing
Orders and Printing. She previously served as chair of the Standing Committee
on Legislative Offices.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Woollard
worked for one term as a university facilitator at the University of Alberta.
Previous to this, she worked for 8 years as an educational psychologist and 32
years as a teacher and counsellor at schools throughout the province with the
Northland and Parkland school divisions.

An avid volunteer, she has dedicated over 35 years to community
service, including serving on the board of directors for the Wabamun Public
Library and volunteering for the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, the Citadel
Theatre and the Canadian Federation of University Women.

Her extensive educational background includes a master’s in
education, a bachelor of arts in English, a professional diploma and a diploma
in special education.

Ms. Woollard was raised in Edmonton and she and her adult
children are long time Edmonton residents.