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Ms. Sandra Jansen – MLA for Calgary-North West

Heavenly Father, we bow our heads in prayer today for MLA Sandra Jansen. Thank
you for her diligent and faithful service. May she experience an increased
understanding of the direction she should take to bring about success and
prosperity to the constituents she serves. May her days be filled with a calm
assurance that you are leading her.  Amen

Sandra Jansen was elected to her second term as the Member of
the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-North West on May 5, 2015.

She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on
Alberta’s Economic Future and the Standing Committee on Families and
Communities. She is also a member of the Select Special Ethics and
Accountability Committee.

She previously served as Associate Minister of Family and
Community Safety and also served as a member of the Standing Committee on
Public Accounts, the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing
Orders and Printing and the Standing Committee on Families and Communities. She
also served as Deputy Government Whip, chair of the Calgary caucus and co-chair
of the Alberta Film Advisory Council.

Ms. Jansen earned a broadcasting diploma from the Southern
Alberta Institute of Technology and later studied French at McGill University.
She also holds a master’s degree in professional communications from Royal
Roads University. Ms. Jansen is an experienced journalist, having spent 23
years in the field, including 10 years as a national news anchor at CTV News
Channel in Toronto. She also hosted the City TV Calgary show Your
 from 2007 to
2010. Ms. Jansen later served as Premier Alison Redford’s southern Alberta
communications manager from October 2011 to March 2012.

A passionate advocate and dedicated volunteer, over the years
she has been a spokesperson and a volunteer for the United Way, Calgary Health
Trust, and Ronald McDonald House and a board member at the Calgary Girls’
School. Ms. Jansen is an acrylic artist and has donated more than 50 paintings
to various charities in the Calgary area.