Blakeman, Laurie, B.F.A. (Edmonton Centre)

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BLAKEMAN,LAURIE,B.F.A. (Edmonton Centre)

B. May 23, 1958 in Edmonton, Alta. Dau. of Denis Blakeman and Evelyn Blakeman. Ed. at Univ. of Alberta (B.F.A., 1980; Cert. in Public Admin., 1990). M. to Ben Henderson. Political Career: First elected to the Alta. Leg. g.e. 1997. Re-elected g.e. 2001. House Leader. Critic resp for the Environment, Critic resp for Community Development (including arts and culture, historical resources, recreation, cultural diversity, and human rights), Critic resp for Seniors, Critic resp for Women's Issues, Critic resp for Justice, Critic resp for Gaming, Critic resp for Solicitor General. Private Career: Pres: Celebration of Women in the Arts, Edmonton, Alta., 1986-89 and Alta. Advisory Council on Women's Issues, 1989-93. Consultant, 1993-95. Gen. Mgr., Phoenix Theatre, Edmonton, 1995-97. Chief trainer: Medical Council of Canada LMCC Part II; Exec. Dir: Alberta Snowmobile Ass'n. Former Mem: Edmonton Sterling Theatre Awards Ctee; Fringe Jury, 1994-99; City of Edmonton Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Bd, 1995-96 and Advisory Ctee for CWA Conference, 1993-94. Pres., Business and Professional Women's Clubs of Alta., 1992-93. Rec'd YWCA Women of Distinction Award, 1999. Founder: Dec. 6th Nat'l Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Pres: Univ. of Alberta Drama Alumni Ass'n. Mem: Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists; City of Edmonton Cultural Diversity Ctee; City of Edmonton Charitable Appeals Ctee; City of Edmonton Grant-in-Aid Arts Peer Jury; Edmonton Street Performers Festival; First Night Festival. Party: Lib. Address: Leg. Office: 224 Legislature Annex, 9718 – 107 St., Edmonton, Alta., T5K 1E4, (780)427-2292, Fax: (780)427-3697 Riding Office: 3, 9908 - 109 St., Edmonton, Alta., T5K 1H5, (780)414-0743, Fax: (780)414-0772, E-mail: [email protected]


BLAKEMAN, LAURIE, B.F.A. (Edmonton Centre) Née le 23 mai 1958 à Edmonton, Alta. Fille de Denis Blakeman et Evelyn Blakeman. Fit ses études à l'Univ. de l'Alta. (B.F.A., 1980; Cert. en admin. publique, 1990). M. à Ben Henderson. Carrière politique: Élue pour la première fois à la légis. de l'Alta. é.g. 1997. Réélue é.g. 2001. Leader parl. du gouvernement. Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière de l'environnement. Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière du Développement communautaire (des Arts et de la Culture, des Ressources historiques, du Loisir, et des droits humains); Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière des Anciens; et Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière de la Situation de la femme. Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière de la Justice; Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière des jeux d'argent; Porte-parole de l'opposition officielle en matière du Conseiller juridique de la Couronne. Carrière privée: Prés.: Célébration des femmes dans les arts, Edmonton, Alta., 1986-89 et Conseil consultatif sur la Situation de la femme de l'Alta., 1989-93. Consultante, 1993-95. Dir. gén., Phoenix Theatre, Edmonton, 1995-97. Entraîneur en chef: Medical Council of Canada LMCC Part II; Exec. Dir: Alberta Snowmobile Ass'n. Ancien mem: Edmonton Sterling Theatre Awards Ctee; Fringe Jury, 1994-99; Conseil consultatif de la ville d'Edmonton sur les parcs, les loisirs et la culture, 1995-96 et Cté consultatif du congrès de CWA, 1993-94. Prés., Business and Professional Women's Club of Alta., 1992-93. Reçu YWCA Women of Distinction Award en 1999. NAC; Catalyst Theatre Soc. et Refuge pour femmes d'Edmonton. Fondateur: Dec. 6th Nat'l Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Pres: Univ. of Alberta Drama Alumni Ass'n. Mem: Alliance du Cinema,Canadian; Television and Radio Artists; Ville d' Edmonton Cultural Diversity Ctee; Ville d'Edmonton Charitable Appeals Ctee; Ville d' Edmonton Grant-in-Aid Arts Peer Jury; Edmonton Street Performers Festival; First Night Festival. Parti pol.: Lib. Adresse: Bureau Lég.: 224 Annexe de la Législature, Edmonton, Alta., T5K 1E4, (780)427-2292, Fax: (780)427-3697 Bureau Circonscription: 3, 9908 - 109e rue, Edmonton, Alta., T5K 1H5, (403)414-0743, Fax: (403)414-0772, Courriel: [email protected]