Marie Renaud was first elected on May 5th, 2015 as the MLA for St. Albert. She is currently a member of the Legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts as well as a member of the Standing Committee on Families and Communities. Marie has previously served on the Legislature's Standing Committee on the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund and on the Select Special Ethics and Accountability Committee.
Prior to her election, Marie worked for almost 15 years as the executive director of the Lo-Se-Ca Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides residential and day supports to adults with developmental disabilities. Previously, she worked for two years at the Women's Economic and Business Solutions Society and for seven years as an instructor at MacEwan University.
Marie has served as board chair for the Handicapped Housing Society of Alberta, and been a member of the board for the Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre, as well as for the Alberta Avenue Business Revitalization Zone. She has also served on various public committees including the Rehabilitation Practitioner Advisory Committee for MacEwan University and the St. Albert Accessible Transportation Advisory Committee.
Marie holds a university certificate in counselling women from the women's and gender studies department at the University of Alberta as well as a diploma in community disability studies from MacEwan University.
Marie was named one of Edmonton's top 100 women in business by the University of Alberta's Wanderer magazine in 2014. She also received a Prime Minister's volunteer award for social innovation in the prairies region in 2012.
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