School alumna new MLA in Alberta

School of Public Administration alumna, Annie McKitrick, is the new NDP MLA for Sherwood Park, Alberta. She defeated two former Strathcona County mayors on her way to claiming 52 per cent of the vote during the May provincial election. Annie received a Diploma in Public Sector Management from the School in 1998. In 2009 she completed a Master of Education in Leadership Studies while working as the manager of the Canadian Social Economy Hub (2006 to 2011) here at UVic. A brief biogaraphy can be found on the Legislative Assembly of Alberta website.