2 Corinthians 9:15 (NASB): Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift! Heavenly Father, you have provided our provincial leaders, and today we raise Dr. Andrew Weaver, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head to you with thanksgiving. We ask for your hand of blessing upon his work in our province, particularly in the area of environment and in his community. Please keep Dr. Weaver and his family safe, happy and healthy. In the holy name of Jesus, we pray. 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. He was a Lead Author in the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th scientific assessments. 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.