Lord, we ask for Your blessings on MLA: Hon. Stephanie Cadieux as she invests her time and energy into our government. We pray that she will have ideas and initiatives that will have substantial and positive impact on the children and families of British Columbia and also pray for continued discernment in each decision that she makes. We ask a special blessing on her and her husband and pray for each of them. We ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Stephanie Cadieux was first elected MLA for Surrey-Panorama in the 2009 general provincial election.
Stephanie was re-appointed Minister of Children and Family Development on June 10, 2013, having served in this role since September 5, 2012.
She formerly served as Minister of Social Development, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Minister of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government.
Stephanie serves as vice-chair of the Cabinet Committee on Secure Tomorrow and is also part of the Cabinet Working Group on Core Review. She has previously served as the vice-chair of both the Cabinet Committee on Open Government and Engagement and the Cabinet Committee on Families First. She has also served on the Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissioner, the Select Standing Committees on Health and on Children and Youth and the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Stephanie worked with the BC Paraplegic Association as director of marketing and development and was Manager, Accessibility for 2010 Legacies Now. She has been an active community volunteer and was the president of Realwheels Society, a member of the advisory panel with International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries (ICORD), and a mentor with the Y.W.C.A.
Stephanie has lived in Surrey for ten years with her husband and enjoys sailing and travel.