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Ms. Denise Woollard – MLA for Edmonton-Mill Creek

Father
in Heaven, we bring MLA Ms. Denise Woollard representing Edmonton – Mill Creek
to you in prayer. We ask that you would be with her as she seeks to carry out
her role in the Alberta Legislature. Guide her thoughts and speech and we pray
that her plans and strategies would be clearly presented. Bless her and her
colleagues today. Amen

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 Chair 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.

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.