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New Democratic Party
MLA for Edmonton-Castle Downs
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Nicole Goehring was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Castle Downs, on May 5, 2015 and again on April 16, 2019.
During her first term she served in the role of Government of Alberta’s Liaison to the Canadian Armed Forces and joined the Edmonton Salutes Committee which works collaboratively to support the military community in and around Edmonton.
Ms. Goehring serves as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future. She also is a member of the Special Standing Committee on Members’ Services and the Select Special Child and Youth Advocate Search Committee.
Previously she served as chair of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities and the chair of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship. She also served as a member of the following committees:
Prior to her election to the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Goehring worked for close to a decade with Child and Family Services in various capacities, including as a caseworker, assessor and, most recently, as a court co-ordinator. She also worked with Edmonton Integrated Services for seven years, six of which she spent in the role of group home supervisor.
From 1996-1997 Ms. Goehring worked as a peers educating peers coordinator for TERRA Association, a program she co-created and implemented in schools, hospitals and universities to provide community education in the area of teen pregnancy. From 1995-1996 she was a youth mediator with Community and Family Services. At that time she co-created and implemented a youth friendly mediation manual and program, and worked with Edmonton school counselors and Edmonton police officers to mediate youth related situations in schools and communities to avoid suspensions, expulsion and or criminal charges.
An active parent, she has managed sports teams, has worked on parent advisory committees and has acted as a parent liaison.
She holds a diploma in social work from Grant MacEwan Community College (now known as MacEwan University).
Ms. Goehring lives in Edmonton with her three children.
Ms. Goehring was the 847th Member to be sworn in to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
June 22, 2021