Marie Renaud is committed to protecting the most vulnerable members of her community, and she has built her career on that principle.
Her passion for protecting and defending the rights of all Albertans is reflected in her work both inside the legislature and out. 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.
Marie’s commitment to building a strong and inclusive community also extends to her volunteer work and she has worked with a number of organizations including the Handicapped Housing Society of Alberta, the Norwood Child & Family Resource Centre, and 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.