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MLA Yvonne Fritz; Calgary-Cross

We are thankful for Yvonne Fritz and
her many years of commitment to the constituents of Calgary-Cross.  We pray for continued strength and creativity
in her life as she meets with constituents and also volunteers.   We ask also pray for refreshment for her and
joy in her service to our province.  
Bless her family in Jesus name.

Yvonne Fritz was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of
Alberta as the Member for Calgary-Cross in 1993 and was elected for her sixth
term on April 23, 2012. She currently serves as a member of the Standing
Committee on Private Bills, the Standing Committee on Families and Communities
and the Standing Committee of Privileges, Elections, Standing Orders and
In addition to her duties as a
Member, she served as chair of the Standing Committee on Public Health and
Safety during the 27th Legislature and more recently as a member of the
Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

Previously she served as
Minister of Children and Youth Services. In her capacity as Minister of
Children and Youth Services, she worked with families and communities to provide
nurturing, safe environments for children and youth. In addition to her
ministerial appointment, she served as a member of the Agenda and Priorities

Initially named to Cabinet in
2004, Mrs. Fritz served as Minister of Seniors and Community Supports,
Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development in 2007 and Minister of the
newly-created Housing and Urban Affairs in 2008.

Prior to serving as a Minister
of the Crown, Mrs. Fritz served as the Chair of the Cabinet Policy Committee on
Managing Growth Pressures, as a member of Treasury Board and chaired both the
Alberta Multicultural Commission and the Women’s Breast Cancer Screening
Council. She also sponsored three Private Members’ Bills, including a bill for
mandatory bicycle helmet use for children and teenagers.

From 1988 until 1993, Mrs.
Fritz served as a City of Calgary Alderman in Ward 5, one of Canada’s largest
civic ridings.

Prior to seeking elected
office, Mrs. Fritz worked as a registered nurse at Calgary General Hospital for
over 20 years.

As a long-time resident of
Calgary-Cross, Mrs. Fritz is an active member in local associations and a
strong advocate for volunteerism and community involvement.

She is married to Lanny; they
have two grown children.

November 1, 2013