Leibovici, Karen

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Leibovici, Karen

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Karen Leibovici was born on May 27, 1952. She attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and graduated from there with a Bachelor and Master of Social Work, and a Diploma in Management. She moved to Edmonton, Alberta in 1980 and in 1993, was elected to the Alberta Legislature as Liberal MLA for the Edmonton-Meadowlark constituency, a position she held until 2001. She was also active in the Edmonton, Alberta community, being a founding member of the West End Transportation Advisory Committee, and a member of the Youth Emergency Shelter Society, the Social Planning Council Board, and the Chrysalis Business Advisory Council. She also served as chair of the Edmonton Taxicab Commission, was a Block Parent Coordinator and a volunteer for the Summerlea and Aldergrove Community Leagues. She was elected to Edmonton City Council in 2004, as representative for Ward 1. She married to Steve Zepp, and they had one son, Adam.


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Jewish Archives and Historical Society of Edmonton and Northern Alberta

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