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MLA for Lethbridge-West
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The Honourable Shannon Phillips was re-elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for her third term representing the constituency of Lethbridge-West, on May 29, 2023.
She previously served as chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and as a member of the Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund.
During her first term Ms. Phillips served as Minister of Environment and Parks, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Minister Responsible for the Climate Change Office and as Deputy Government House Leader.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, she worked with the Alberta Federation of Labour as a policy analyst for five years.
She also spent five years as a member of the board of directors for the Womanspace Resource Centre, a nonprofit organization that provides resources, referrals and education to the community and to individual women.
In 1999 she received a bachelor of arts with honours in political science and in 2002 she completed her master of arts, both at the University of Alberta.
Together with her two sons Ms. Phillips resides in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Ms. Phillips was the 867th Member to be sworn into the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.