Honourable Sandra Jansen; Calgary-North West

Heavenly Father, we thank you that you
are concerned about Hon. Sandra Jensen’s well-being and ask today for your
blessing on her life. We also ask that you give her wisdom for decision making
and a clear understanding of the things that are of most importance to attend
to. Surround her with those who share her compassion and care for the
individuals and families she serves in Calgary-Northwest and give her the
ability to bring them into success and growth both personally and in the
business sector.  Amen

Associate Minister of Family and Community

Sandra Jansen was elected as
the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-North West on April 23,
2012. She was sworn in as Associate Minister of Family and Community Safety on
August 1, 2013. She serves on the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.

Previous appointments include
serving as member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections,
Standing Orders and Printing, 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.

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.

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