Father, we pray today for MLA: Gary Holman and thank You that You have him serving in our legislature. we pray that You will give him a quick understanding of the workings of the legislative assembly in order that he can be strategic in his relationships and involvement in order to accomplish those goals that were on his heart when he first felt the call to serve in this capacity. May You protect his family and keep them healthy, happy and always together in their support of one another. In Your name Jesus, we pray. Amen.
Gary Holman was elected as the MLA for Saanich North and the Islands in May 2013.
Gary serves as Opposition Critic for Democratic Reform and as Deputy Critic for Environment and for BC Ferries.
Gary was a consulting economist for over 25 years working on projects such as the Nisga’a Treaty and a Protected Areas Strategy for BC.
Gary served as Salt Spring Island’s Capital Regional District Director for six years, helping to establish the island’s first public transit system. He has been involved in the land trust movement in B.C for many years and has worked to establish coalitions between environmental groups to conserve Salt Spring’s drinking water and to protect thousands of acres of green space.
Gary lives on Salt Spring Island, has two daughters, Erin and Amber, and a stepson Owen.