Debby Carlson, M.B.A.
Debby is an Alberta business executive and former member of Alberta's legislature whose community service interests extend across public health care, education and women's issues.
Debby entered provincial politics in 1993, winning three consecutive terms in office and serving for 11 years as the member for Edmonton Ellerslie. She was the Deputy Leader, House Leader and Environment Critic for most of her political career.
Debby is a principal in M.B. Percy Consulting, providing management consulting services. She is vice-president of Trilogy Ventures Corp., and serves on the Edmonton Board of Advisors for Leger Marketing. She is the Past Chair of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, Chair of the foundation's External Relations Committee and Chair of Major Gifts for the Lois Hold Hospital fundraising campaign. She is also on the Board of the Alberta Hip and Knee Institute and their Audit Committee.
Debby supports the international training programs of the University of Alberta, School of Business, speaking to international students at universities in China, Siberia and Kazakhstan, in addition to training groups at U of A. She is also a founding member of the Edmonton Women's Policy Association.
In 2005, Debby was awarded the Golden Jubilee Medal and the Alberta Centennial Medal in recognition of her public and community service. She is also a recipient of the Bill Lloyd Community Service Award and the EWLPA Women of Distinction Award.