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MLA Sonia Furstenau, Cowichan Valley

Heavenly Father, we thank You for Cowichan Valley MLA and Leader of the Green Party, Sonia Furstenau. Please lead and guide her as she focuses on the responsible use and protection of BC’s natural environment and the well-being of humanity, as intended in John 1:3. Provide her with new ideas, wisdom, and discernment in her work. Keep her family safe and healthy during this season. We pray in Jesus’ holy 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.