Hon. Lana Popham, Saanich South

Heavenly Father, we give You thanks for Saanich South MLA and Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Lana Popham. We pray for Your continued mercy, grace, strength and wisdom for Ms. Popham.  1 Chronicles 16:11 (NASB) states: Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face continually. We pray this for Ms. Popham, and we ask for Your hand of protection and health upon her and her loved ones throughout this New Year. In the holy name of Jesus, we pray. Amen………

Lana Popham was first elected MLA for Saanich South in 2009, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She is the Minister of Agriculture. Lana was raised on Quadra Island in a do-it-yourself community, where growing food, raising animals and harvesting from the sea was a way of life. Her interest in urban planning led her to UBC where she graduated with a degree in geography. In 1996, Lana made her home in Saanich South. She co-founded and operated Barking Dog Vineyard, the first certified organic vineyard on Vancouver Island. She was also president of the Vancouver Island Grape Growers Association, chair of the Certification Committee for the Islands Organic Producers Association, and a member of the Investment Agriculture Board.