Alumni Council

Michael Janz

Michael Janz, '08 BA
Faculty of Arts Representative

Michael Janz lives to promote education, literacy and community. In October 2010, he was elected Edmonton Public School Board Trustee for Ward F. In addition to his service as a Public School Trustee, he works as the Marketing Director for the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and serves as a Trustee on the Edmonton Public Library Board. Michael has served as President of the University of Alberta Students' Union, Vice-President of the Edmonton Bicycle Commuters Society and volunteers with numerous other partisan and non-partisan political projects. Michael is passionate about the importance of public education and is an advocate for life-long learning. Since January 2012 Michael has returned to the U of A as a Masters in Education Policy Studies student. He is very proud of his BA in History and continues to serve his alma mater on the Alumni Council as the representative for the Faculty of Arts. Michael enjoys strong espresso, cycling the river valley, and curling up with a great book. He is married to Brittany Kustra, '10 BA, and they have a lovely gray tabby cat named Waldo. To follow online, visit