Ward 5 - Karen Leibovici
Karen Leibovici has been a social worker, a Labour Relations Officer and a Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly from 1993 until 2001.
Karen was elected to Edmonton City Council in 2001 and is in her fourth term. She has served as Chair or Vice-Chair of numerous committees such as Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Executive Committee, and the Community Services Committee. Also she was Vice-President of the Former MLAs Association.
Karen is Chair of the Edmonton Stop Marijuana Grow Operation Coalition (ESMGOC), an organization that received Honourable Mention for the 2008 Minister's Awards for Municipal Excellence.
Karen is also involved in several Council Boards and Initiatives including the Contaminated Gas Stations Task Force, Transforming Edmonton, Traffic Safety and the Northern /Circumpolar Initiative.
In 2002 Karen began a long involvement with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. She chaired the committee which brought their annual general meeting to Edmonton in 2004. In 2012 she stepped down as Chair of the Green Municipal Fund and is currently President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
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Councillor Karen Leibovici
2nd Floor, City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2R7
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