Mrs. Mary Anne Jablonski – MLA for Red Deer-North

Dear Heavenly Father, we lift MLA Mary
Anne Jablonski up to You.  We ask that
You would be with her as she seeks to fulfill her role in the legislature, may
she do so with integrity, courage and conviction.   Guide her thoughts and speech and we pray
that her plans and strategies be clearly presented and may You send her the
people needed to carry them out.   In
Your name, Amen.

Deputy Chair of Committees

Mary Anne Jablonski was elected to her fifth term as Member of the
Legislative Assembly for Red Deer-North on April 23, 2012. She currently serves
as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust
Fund an as a member of the Standing Committee on Private Bills and the Standing
Committee on Families and Communities.

Additionally she served as Minister of Seniors and Community Supports
from March 12, 2008 to October 12, 2011. During her third term she served as
chair of the Cabinet Policy Committee on Community Services and as a member of
the Legislative Review Committee.

She has also served on the following committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Community Development (chair)
  • Alberta
    Mental Health Board Liaison and Advisory Committee (chair)
  • Standing
    Policy Committee on Justice and Government Services (chair)
  • Youth
    Secretariat (chair)
  • Corrections
    Review Committee (chair)
  • Strengthening
    Alberta’s Role in Confederation Committee (co-chair)
  • FOIPP
    Review Committee (deputy chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing
    Policy Committee on Health and Community Living
  • Committee
    on Collaboration and Innovation
  • Crystal
    Meth Task Force Committee
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
Mrs. Jablonski was born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario. She has
three sisters and one brother. She was awarded a scholarship to attend Brock
University, where she studied psychology and political science. Married since
1971, Mrs. Jablonski and her husband, Bob, have three grown children and five
grandchildren.

Mrs. Jablonski and her family moved to Alberta in 1980, when her husband
was transferred to Penhold with the Canadian Forces. From 1982 to 1985 she
helped to successfully lobby the federal government for a dental plan for the
families of the Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police as well as
for the rights of spouses of military members.

Before she entered politics, Mrs. Jablonski and her husband owned and
operated a very successful fiberglass manufacturing company. They employed 18
people and manufactured various fiberglass projects, including a 70-foot
dinosaur, waterslides, jet boats and RV parts. 

Her work experience also
includes seven years in the banking industry.

Mrs. Jablonski is an energetic and enthusiastic member of her community.
She has been involved in various community groups, sporting associations,
church boards, the Catholic Women’s League, Girl Guides of Canada and the Chamber
of Commerce. In 1999 as a member of the ITC (formerly Toast Mistresses) Mrs.
Jablonski won the international speech competition in Kobe, Japan.

In her free time Mrs. Jablonski enjoys camping and hiking with her
family.