I grew up in Medicine Hat and graduated from Monsignor McCoy High School. I come from a very large, tight-knit and supportive family. My parents are small business owners and my dad is one of the many people who build the pipelines that carry our resources to market.
My family has taught me the value of hard work and the importance of standing up for what you believe in. Their example has been an integral part of forming who I am.
In 2016 I graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. My education exposed me to new perspectives and gave me the tools to think critically.
At the 2018 Women In Business Inspire Awards, where I was nominated for an award.
With Medicine Hat–Cardston–Warner MP Glen Motz, Medicine Hat Mayor Ted Clugston, and Counsellor Jim Turner.
For the past two years, I have had the pleasure of working for one of Alberta's most principled conservatives, and a champion of the Unity movement, MLA Drew Barnes. His example has impressed upon me the importance of positive representation and holding yourself to a higher standard in the legislature and public life.
Locally, I have volunteered on the board for the federal Conservative Party of Canada, as well as with the constituency associations for the legacy Wildrose and United Conservative parties. During my time serving, it has become clear that local decision making and grassroots engagement are essential.
This past year I joined forces with other conservative women to create the blog Story of A Tory, which aims to dispel many of the common myths that are associated with our movement. It has been a platform for conservative women to share our ideas and challenge the narrative that the Left continually perpetuates.
In October of 2017, I started a petition, e-1310, calling on the Liberal Government to ensure that Female Genital Mutilation stays listed in the Canadian Citizenship Guide as a harmful and illegal practice. We garnered the support of over 25,000 likeminded Canadians, including over 8,000 Albertans. On February 6, 2018, I witnessed the petition being tabled in the House of Commons by Michelle Rempel, Member of Parliament for Calgary-Nose Hill. I was thrilled to be part of an initiative that had the support of so many.
With the Honourable Rona Ambrose at the
UCP Founding Convention in May 2018
With Medicine Hat–Cardston–Warner MP Glen Motz and UCP Leader Jason Kenney at the Alberta Congress for the Conservative Party of Canada
It has been amazing watching the Unity movement take shape, from a grassroots initiative, into what is now the United Conservative Party of Alberta. With the election of Jason Kenney as party leader and the anticipation of thoughtful grassroots policy being brought forward at our founding AGM, we need to do everything that we can to elect the right candidates to represent our party in the general election.
With Rick Strankman, MLA for Drumheller–Stettler
We are at a pivotal point in the history of our province. Without conservatives, the Alberta government would have never achieved fiscal balance and the Alberta Advantage would have never existed.
With the NDP's out-of-control spending and harmful changes to the social fabric of this province it has never been more important to ensure that we take Alberta back in 2019.