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MLA Sonia Furstenau, Cowichan Valley

Father we thank you today for MLA Sonia Furstenau. We thank you for her dedication to being a steward of your creation. We pray that as she works, you would guide her. Thank you for her heart for those who are in need and poverty. Give her solutions that will bless all people and bring your kingdom here in BC. We pray you would give her your peace and strength in all she does. We pray in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Sonia Furstenau was elected as the member for Cowichan Valley in 2017. She is Leader for the BC Green Party and their House Leader. Prior to her election to the Legislature, Sonia served as Area B Director for the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) for three years. Sonia has long been involved in grassroots advocacy. She was National Administrator for Results Canada, a non-profit that works to end extreme poverty, and she served on the Board of Directors for Oikocredit, an international microcredit organization. Sonia has worked as a teacher in the Victoria School District and in Shawnigan, where she taught History, English, and Theory of Knowledge. Sonia has a BA and an MA in History from the University of Victoria.