Lord, today we bring Andrew Weaver, leader of the BC Green party and member for Oak Bay-Gordon Head, before you. We acknowledge that you have strategically placed Mr. Weaver in BC’s 41st Parliament. Infuse him with wisdom and grant him favour today as he works to cooperate with the new government that was sworn into office yesterday. We also speak blessing on his family and grant them times of rest this summer. 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.