Ms. Nicole Goehring – MLA for Edmonton-Castle Downs

thank You for MLA Ms. Nicole Goehring representing Edmonton – Castle Downs. We
lift her up to You and pray that she would sense Your love and
encouragement.  Give her insight and
solutions to issues at hand.  We pray as
well that You would increase her influence in order that she may accomplish
even more for the people she serves. Amen. 
(Grade 6 student)

Nicole Goehring was elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Castle Downs, on May 5,

She currently serves as a member of the Special Standing
Committee on Members’ Services and as a member of the Standing Committee on
Families and Communities.

Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Goehring
worked for close to a decade with Child and Family Services in various
capacities, including as a caseworker, assessor and, most recently, as a court
co-ordinator. Previous to this, she worked with Edmonton Integrated Services
for seven years, six of which she spent in the role of group home supervisor.

From 1996-1997 Ms. Goehring worked as a peers educating peers
coordinator for TERRA Association, a program she co-created and implemented in
schools, hospitals and universities to provide community education in the area
of teen pregnancy. From 1995-1996 she was a youth mediator with Community and
Family Services. At that time she co-created and implemented a youth friendly
mediation manual and program, and worked with Edmonton school counselors and
Edmonton police officers to mediate youth related situations in schools and
communities to avoid suspensions, expulsion and or criminal charges.

An active parent, she has managed sports teams, has worked on
parent advisory committees and has acted as a parent liaison.

She holds a diploma in social work from Grant MacEwan Community
College (now known as MacEwan University).

Ms. Goehring lives in Edmonton with her husband, Shane, and
three children.