Canadian International Council - National Capital Branch – President
Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Elizabeth Kingston had a career of 35 years with the Parliament of Canada as a Procedural Clerk and is now retired. She has held numerous positions including Clerk of the Standing Committees on Finance, Public Accounts, Aboriginal Affairs, Industry as well as the Special Joint Committee on the Meech Lake Accord. She has also served as Executive Secretary to the Canada – United States Inter-parliamentary Group, the Canada-China and Canada-Japan Parliamentary Associations, the Canada-United Kingdom Parliamentary Association and the Canadian Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
Elizabeth also served as Executive Secretary to the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP), which serves to strengthen the participation of women in politics, government and society.
Elizabeth most recently served as both a short term and long term observer for the presidential, then parliamentary elections in Ukraine in the spring and summer of 2019.
Elizabeth holds a Master’s degree in French Literature and is presently working on a Master’s degree in Theology.