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Carolyn Stewart Olsen   -   Conservative Party of Canada
Province: New Brunswick
Senatorial Designation: New Brunswick
Appointed on the advice of: Harper (C)
Telephone: 613-992-0121 or 1-800-267-7362
Fax: 613-992-0124
Email: carolyn.stewartolsen@sen.parl.gc.ca
Biography

Carolyn Stewart Olsen (New Brunswick) has extensive experience in health care and politics. A Registered Nurse, Ms. Stewart Olsen spent over a decade as an emergency staff nurse at hospitals throughout New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec. In 1986, Ms. Stewart Olsen was named Head Nurse for the Ambulatory Care Department at Ottawa’s Grace Hospital and later Nursing Manager for the Emergency, Recovery Room, Ambulatory Care, and CSR departments at Carleton Place Hospital. After a twenty-year career in nursing, Ms. Stewart Olsen turned her attention to political life where she served as communications assistant and Press Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition. Most recently, she served as Press Secretary and Director of Strategic Communication in the Office of the Prime Minister. Ms. Stewart Olsen is married to Terry Olsen.

Past committee(s):

Aboriginal Peoples
Banking, Trade and Commerce
Internal Economy: Special Subcommittee on Diversity

Current Member of the following Joint committee(s):

Joint Interparliamentary council

Personal Website: http://carolynstewartolsen.sencanada.ca/ ( N.B. This site is not a part of the parliamentary Internet site )

Current Member of the following Senate committee(s):
Fisheries and Oceans   
National Security and Defence   
Social Affairs, Science and Technology   
Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs    Deputy Chair

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