Cat’s Track 203 – Erika Barootes
Erika is a conservative activist, business leader, entrepreneur, dedicated volunteer, runner, and most importantly, wife and stepmom. Born in Saskatchewan, Erika moved to Alberta nearly 20 years ago and has called our province home ever since. It’s where she started a small business years ago, and where she and her husband Ryan are today raising two kids.
A conservative activist, she has been involved in federal and provincial politics throughout her time in Alberta. Erika served as the first elected President of the United Conservative Party of Alberta, elected by members in 2018. Erika is currently the President of the Conservative Party of Canada’s Electoral District Association in Edmonton-Centre, supporting MP James Cumming. Erika is a passionate community volunteer, giving her time to a variety of important causes, including the Edmonton Down Syndrome Society, Rotary International, and Fort Edmonton Park. She also serves as a mentor to young professionals in a number of organizations.
Check out her story and more in the video!