Victims of Crime and Public Safety Programs Committee
Shelley Smith has been a Crown prosecutor, primarily in the area of economic crime prosecutions, for over 17 years with both Alberta Justice and Solicitor General and the Attorney General of British Columbia. She has extensive experience analyzing and understanding financial statements. Shelley has committee experience sitting on multiple committees of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) as well as being a condominium board member.
The Honourable Christine Cusanelli’s career spans education, advocacy, and public service. Her roles include Director of Learning, school principal, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, and Cabinet Minister. She is President of the Alberta Association of Former MLAs (AAFMLA), a recipient of the Queen's Diamond and Platinum Jubilee Medals and a Government of Alberta, Inspiration Award for Business Leadership in Family Violence Prevention. She holds two Master's degrees – one in Psychology and another in Business Administration.
Christine Cusanelli was directly recruited and appointed to the VOCPSPC on the basis of acceptably meeting the competencies, skills and attributes required by the Board.