Heavenly Father, we pray today for Claire Trevena, MLA for North Island. We ask that You would fill her with the wisdom that only comes from You. We pray that You would give her eyes to see from Your perspective and a heart to follow Your leading. We also pray that You would increase her understanding and allow her to see Your mighty hand at work, for You are the mover of mountains. Bless her and her husband with good health. We ask this in Jesus’ name.
Claire was first elected as MLA for North Island in May 2005 and was re-elected for a third term in May 2013.
Claire serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Transportation and Infrastructure, B.C. Ferries, and B.C. Transit.
Claire is a former journalist, activist and international development worker.
In the early 1990s, Claire came to Canada as the BBC’s Canada correspondent. Awarded the Canadian Civilian Peacekeeping Medal, she’s worked on democratic development projects overseas and in Canada.
Claire was an active trade unionist in her professional life. Since moving to B.C. she has been involved in a number of community and environmental initiatives. She was elected to the board of the Quadra Community Association and held a seat on the Regional District of Comox Strathcona Regional Area J Advisory Planning Committee.
Prior to the 2005 election, Claire ran a small communications business on Quadra Island with her husband, Mike McIvor.