Selina Robinson was elected as the MLA for Coquitlam-Maillardville in 2013 and re-elected in 2017 and 2020. She is the Minister of Finance, and previously served as Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister of Citizens’ Services. Selina served as the Official Opposition spokesperson for mental health and addictions, seniors, local government and sports. Born and raised in the suburbs of Montreal before relocating to Richmond B.C. with her family, Selina has been actively engaged in the Coquitlam community since moving there more than 20 years ago. She is a former city councillor and prior to being elected, Selina had a home-based family therapy practice, was the Director of Development for SHARE Family and Community Services and was a Counselling Instructor and Program Developer at the University of British Columbia’s Life and Learning Centre and Vancouver Community College. As a cancer survivor, Selina does the annual Ride to Conquer Cancer alongside her husband and they have raised more than $500,000 with team Way Hey! Hey! over the past 8 years.
Father, thank you so much for MLA Selina Robinson. Thank you for the love of life and the joy you have given her. Thank you for the blessing of her good health and we ask that you continue to bless her with that as well as everyone in her family. May Selina find inspiration in her work and may she have the strength to carry it out with focus and effectiveness. Encourage her heart. In Jesus’ name, Amen.