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Ms. Sandra Jansen – MLA for Calgary-North West

We thank You Heavenly Father for
Sandra Jansen, MLA for Calgary – Northwest and ask that You would continue to
give her wisdom and direction as she serves on committees and interacts with
constituents.  Thank You for unity of
purpose as she and her colleagues plan in regards to public spending and
accounts.  In Your Name, Amen.

Sandra Jansen was elected as the Member of the Legislative
Assembly for Calgary-North West on April 23, 2012. She currently serves as a
member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

She previously served as
Associate Minister of Family and Community Safety and also served as a member
of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and
Printing, a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities, 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 City from 2007 to 2010. Ms. Jansen later
served as Premier Alison Redford’s southern Alberta communications manager from
October 2011 to March 2012.

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.