Suzanne Kendall

Ms. Kendall is currently the Chief Crown Prosecutor for Calgary with the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service, managing an office of approximately 80 Crown prosecutors and the staff who assist them. In that role, Ms. Kendall also sits on the Boards of the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre and Homefront. Prior to that position, Ms. Kendall was the Director of Policy for the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service. She provided advice about criminal law reform to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General and to the Deputy Minister. She also provided advice to Crown Prosecutors across Alberta through development of policies and the Crown Prosecutor Manual. Ms. Kendall joined the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service in 2004 and has held a variety of positions with them including prosecuting in Special Prosecutions (Organized Crime), Assistant Chief Crown Prosecutor, and Education Counsel. Prior to joining Alberta Justice, Ms. Kendall worked for the Federal Department of Justice, first as a prosecutor in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and then as Deputy Director of the Calgary Office. Ms. Kendall started her career in London, Ontario where she worked as defence counsel at the firm of Libis and Kendall.