Lord Jesus, we thank You for the servant’s heart and desire to serve our province that has been in the Honorable John Rustad’s heart since taking office. We pray that You will continue to guide and encourage him and ask that You would bring quick understanding whenever there is a need for clarity, direction or vision. Give him wisdom where there is a need for increased wisdom. We also thank You that You will reveal the truth for him in those situations where he needs to get to the truth. We thank You and pray for increase and blessing in all areas of life for he and his wife Kim. Amen.
John Rustad was re-elected to represent the riding of Nechako Lakes on May 14, 2013, and was appointed Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation on June 10, 2013.
He was first elected in 2005, and previously served as Parliamentary Secretary for Forestry to the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. He has also served as a member of the Environment and Land Use Committee, the Legislative Review Committee, Treasury Board, and many parliamentary committees including the Select Standing Committees on Education; Public Accounts; and, Health.
John was born and raised in Prince George and has lived all of his life in northern B.C. He grew up enjoying fishing and hunting. In 2009, he and his wife Kim moved to Cluculz Lake where they enjoy the peace and beauty of rural living.