Chantelle de Jonge was born and raised on a farm in southern Alberta. A graduate of the University of Calgary, Chantelle earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction in economic and philosophy and was awarded the Professor Z.M. Kubinski Prize in Economics for two research projects on Canadian economic issues.

Chantelle’s faith and church community are very important to her. She also believes in giving back through volunteer efforts, and dedicates a lot of her time to volunteering, both at home and abroad, including for Faith Beyond Belief and for The Sunrise of Life Center, a home for street children in Tanzania.

On May 29, 2023, Chantelle was elected to represent the people of Chestermere-Strathmore in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.