Jocelyn Burgener

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Jocelyn Burgener
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
1993–2001
Preceded by Dennis Anderson
Succeeded by Jon Lord
Constituency Calgary-Currie
Personal details
Born Mary Jocelyn Rivers
(1949-03-04) March 4, 1949 (age 68)
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
Political party Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta
Alma mater Ryerson University
Occupation businesswoman

Mary Jocelyn Burgener (née Rivers; March 4, 1949) is a businesswoman and politician.[1] She is also a former municipal and provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. She served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1993 until 2001.

Political career[edit]

Burgener was elected to the Alberta Legislature in the 1993 Alberta general election. She ran as the Progressive Conservative candidate in the electoral district of Calgary Currie. She won the race with a comfortable margin of about 2000 votes over Liberal candidate Mairi Matheson. The race also included Alberta Political Alliance leader Mark Waters who made a strong fourth place showing. She stood for office for a second term in the 1997 Alberta general election winning a reduced plurality but still finishing with a wide margin over the field of four other candidates.[2]

Author[edit]

In May 2014 Burgener published her first book Naked Under My Coat Writing Under the Influence of Parkinson's - A collection of poems and short stories written during the onset and formal diagnosis of Parknson's Friesen Press ISBN 978-1-4602-2941-5

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Calgary Currie Official Election Results 1993-1997". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-03-22. 

External links[edit]

Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
Dennis Anderson
MLA Calgary Currie
1993–2001
Succeeded by
Jon Lord