Raised in rural Saskatchewan east of Lloydminster.
Mother of two – Dr. Christopher Almond Emergency Medicine & Professor and Dr. Devon Almond Professor in Integral Studies
Horse lover and nature enthusiast
Past-President of the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce. Experience in advocating for policy with the Chamber Agriculture Policy Committee and the UCP party.
Former ER Nurse, Construction Company owner, Lawyer, Policy Writer of Alberta Continuing Care Health Standards, Health Care Director for Central Zone & 11 Nursing Homes
Former Senior Policy Advisor, Government of Alberta, personally appointed by Minister of Health to take the lead on the provincially legislated Continuing Care Health Service Standards; seconded by Premier Klein to provide advice on health reform.