Born and raised in a rural community, Marcie moved to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta and obtain a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a major in marketing. She retuned to her rural roots a few years later and started her career in the non-profit sector. With her education, along with professional experience in a number of non-profit organizations, Marcie brings valuable experience in strategic planning, communications, and project and event management. After experiencing significant loss, Marcie is passionate about supporting those who are on their end of life journey, as well as those who are grieving the loss of a loved one. She is also an advocate for programs serving rural Albertans.