Karen McPherson was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Mackay-Nose Hill, on May 5, 2015.
She currently serves as chair of the Standing Committee on Private Bills and as a member of the standing committees on Alberta’s Economic Future and Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing.
She previously served as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.
Before being elected, Ms. McPherson’s career spanned roles as varied as Collaboration Analyst, Collaboration and E-mail Architect and Manager, Business Continuity Consultant and Business Analyst in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, in industries such as Chemicals, Manufacturing and for more than 20 years, in Oil and Gas.
As part of her commitment to contributing to the community Ms. McPherson has served as Secretary for Old Colony Habitat for Humanity in Norton, Massachusetts, a wrangler when Calgary hosted the Juno Awards in 2008 and a judge of the Calgary Youth Science Fair for seven years.
Ms. McPherson has two grown children, a small grouchy dog and enjoys travelling to learn about the world we live in.
March 20, 2017