Sandra Jansen
Honourable Sandra Jansen (NDP)
MLA for Calgary-North West
Current Member 0799
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MLA Biography

Minister of Infrastructure

Sandra Jansen was elected to her second term as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-North West on May 5, 2015. Ms. Jansen was sworn in as the Minister for Infrastructure on October 17, 2017.

She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities.

She previously served as Associate Minister of Family and Community Safety and as a member of the following committees:

  • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
  • Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Standing Committee on Families and Communities
  • Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee
  • Standing Committee on Alberta's Economic Future

She also served as Deputy Government Whip, chair of the Calgary caucus and co-chair of the Alberta Film Advisory Council.

Ms. Jansen earned a broadcasting diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and later studied French at McGill University. She also holds a master's degree in professional communications from Royal Roads University. Ms. Jansen is an experienced journalist, having spent 23 years in the field, including 10 years as a national news anchor at CTV News Channel in Toronto. She also hosted the City TV Calgary show Your City from 2007 to 2010. Ms. Jansen later served as Premier Alison Redford's southern Alberta communications manager from October 2011 to March 2012.

A passionate advocate and dedicated volunteer, over the years she has been a spokesperson and a volunteer for the United Way, Calgary Health Trust, and Ronald McDonald House and a board member at the Calgary Girls' School. Ms. Jansen is an acrylic artist and has donated more than 50 paintings to various charities in the Calgary area.

December 6, 2017

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