We pray today, Lord, for Dr. Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon, and official leader of the Green Party in BC. You have blessed him, Heavenly Father, with extensive background, knowledge and experience in environmental challenges and issues over the years of his academic and public service career, so we pray that you would enable him to utilize these unique experiences and special insights to serve this province, with integrity, wisdom and discernment.
Use all of his education and knowledge, research and understanding to be a blessing not only within the legislature but also to the people of BC, all of Canada, and even the rest of the world. In Jesus name, we thank you for this man as he uses his considerable knowledge and insight in service to others, and as he encourages us to be good stewards of the beautiful world you have made for us to live in. Lord, bless Dr. Weaver and his family as he serves in our provincial legislature with all of his energy, passion and insight, for the benefit of all. Amen……………..
Dr. Andrew Weaver was elected as MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head on May 14, 2013 and re-elected in 2017.
Prior to his election, he held the Canada Research Chair in climate modeling and analysis in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria.
Dr. Weaver is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), the American Meteorological Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2008, he was appointed to the order of British Columbia. Dr. Weaver has served on numerous national and international committees. He was a Lead Author in the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th scientific assessments.
Community service has long been a part of Dr. Weaver’s life. He created the school-based Weather Station Network involving the installation of weather stations at schools throughout Vancouver Island. He enjoys coaching soccer and has served on community boards such as the CRD Roundtable on the Environment and the Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils.