Denise Woollard was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Edmonton-Mill Creek, on May 5, 2015.
She currently serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices, the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship and the Select Special Auditor General Search Committee.
She previously served as chair of the Standing Committee on Legislative Offices and as a member of the Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing and the Select Special Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner Search Committee.
Prior to serving with the Legislative Assembly, Ms. Woollard was working as a university facilitator at the University of Alberta. Previous to this, she worked for 16 years as an educational psychologist at schools throughout the province.
She also spent many years as a teacher and school counsellor for Northland and Parkland school divisions.
An avid volunteer, she has dedicated over 35 years to community service, including serving on the board of directors for the Wabamun Public Library and volunteering for the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, the Citadel Theatre and the Canadian Federation of University Women.
Her extensive educational background includes a master's in education, a bachelor of arts in English, a professional diploma and a diploma in special education.
Ms. Woollard was raised in Edmonton and she and her adult children are long time Edmonton residents.
December 6, 2017