Minister of Community and Social Services
Rajan Sawhney was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-North East, on April 16, 2019. She was appointed Minister of Community and Social Services on April 30, 2019.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Mrs. Sawhney worked in senior positions in the oil and gas industry.
Mrs. Sawhney received her MBA and has a degree in economics and political science from the University of Calgary.
An avid volunteer, Mrs. Sawhney served as the senior vice-president of the Sikh Society of Calgary and Director of its Guru Nanak Punjabi School. She is a recipient of the Canada 150 award bestowed by YW Calgary in 2017.
Mrs. Sawhney and her husband, Gurpreet, have four children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing and playing sports. She speaks Punjabi and Hindi.
She was the 940th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
March 10, 2020