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MLA Elenore Sturko, Surrey South

God in heaven, today we bring Elenore Sturko, MLA for Surrey South, before you.  We thank you for Elenore’s advocacy for those struggling with their mental health and addictions. Grant her wisdom today in each meeting she attends and favour with each person she meets with.  May she sense your presence and guidance today in Jesus’ name – Amen.

Elenore Sturko was elected as Surrey South MLA on September 10, 2022, and currently serves as the Shadow Minister for Mental Health, Addiction, Recovery and Education. Elenore is a South Surrey resident with experience serving British Columbians… Throughout her career, Elenore has been recognized as a champion of human rights and has been an advisor on matters related to gender, sexual orientation, harassment, equity, and inclusivity. In 2019 she published a book in tribute to her Uncle Dave, a victim of Canada’s LGBT Purge, with all proceeds going to children in Nunavut and residential school survivors. In 2019 Elenore was selected to participate in the LBGT Purge Fund National Monument Visioning Committee 2019 and is a member of the Curation Advisory Counsel for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights LGBT Purge Exhibit. Despite being a successful writer, public servant, and human rights champion, her proudest moments are as a working mom living in South Surrey with her spouse, Melissa, and their three young children.