Progressive Conservative MLA, Calgary-Cross
Yvonne Fritz's career has been dedicated to helping other residents of North East Calgary as an MLA, an Alderman and a Registered Nurse.
Yvonne was first elected to the Alberta Legislature in June 1993 as MLA for Calgary Cross and was re-elected to a second term on March 11, 1997. She currently serves as Chair of the Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Education Fund and the Alberta Breast Cancer Screening Policy Council, and is a member of the Standing Policy Committees for Health Planning and the Standing Committees for Legislative Offices and Private Bills. In her first term as an MLA, Yvonne was a member of the Standing Policy Committees for Health Restructuring, Community Services, Legislative Offices and Private Bills.
Prior to entering provincial politics, she served as City of Calgary Alderman for Ward 5, the largest civic riding in Canada. During her tenure as an Alderman, Yvonne was pleased to serve on the Mayor's Task Force on Community and Family Violence.
Yvonne graduated from the Calgary General Hospital's School of Nursing in 1972 and then worked for the next 16 years as a Registered Nurse at the Calgary General Hospital. She has served as a Board Member on numerous professional associations, including The Calgary Board of Health, Carewest and The Calgary District Hospital Group.
The Fritzs, Lanny, Yvonne, Holly and Matthew, are long-time residents of the Pineridge community in Calgary.