Father we thank You for the faithful service of MLA: Dr. Andrew Weaver. May You enable him with the vision to steer British Columbia to become forerunners in the field of environmental protection and conservation. We ask for an increase of wisdom and revelation. We pray that You would surround him with those that would bring progressive ideas and strategies that would make our province world class in this arena. We also ask that You would bless him and his family. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
Dr. Andrew Weaver was elected as MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head on May 14, 2013.
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.