Father, we thank You for MLA: Mike Bernier. May those areas that he is passionate about and caused him to enter the political arena at a provincial level find fertile ground to come to fruition in. May he also find his staff are effective and encouraging in their assistance to him. We thank You that Your hand of blessing and favor is upon him. May he know that You Father go before him and that You are paving the way for new things to come and new doors to open. Amen.
Mike Bernier was elected MLA for Peace River South on May 14, 2013.
Before being elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Mike served as Mayor of Dawson Creek. He was first elected Mayor in 2008 and was re-elected in 2011, and also served as a Dawson Creek City Councillor from 2005 to 2008.
Mike is the Past President of the North Central Local Government Association. He has also served on the Peace River Regional District, the B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council, the Community Energy Association, the Council of Resource Community Mayors, Northeast Regional Advisory Committee, Site C Regional and Local Government Liaison Committee, Northern Development Initiative Trust, and the South Peace Economic Development Commission.
Mike has lived in Dawson Creek since 1993 and has 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry.