Bless richly MLA: Hon. Mary Polak as she serves our wonderfully beautiful province as Minister of Environment. May You, God, bless her time and energy as she works to make our British Columbia an even better province for our future and the future of our children. We ask continued encouragement for her as she goes about her day. In the name of Jesus we pray these things. Amen.
Mary Polak was re-elected to the B.C. Legislature in 2013, having represented the constituents of Langley since 2005. She was appointed Minister of Environment on June 10, 2013.
She is currently vice-chair the Environment and Land Use Committee, and is a member of the Cabinet Working Group on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), and the Priorities and Planning Committee.
Previously, she served as the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, Minister of Children and Family Development and Responsible for Child Care, Minister of Healthy Living and Sport, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health for the Conversation on Health.
Before being elected to the Legislative Assembly, Mary served as a trustee and former chair of the Surrey school board.