Heavenly father, we thank you today for MLA Malaya Marcelino. Thank you for her willingness to serve and may she be strengthened today by you to face all that is before her. Fill her with creativity to solve problems. May her and her family feel your peace and love in all that they do. In Christ’s name. Amen.
Malaya Marcelino was elected in 2019. She is a community leader, communications specialist and mother of two young sons. Prior to being elected she worked as communications support to the president of a Manitoba-based agribusiness firm and is working on her master’s in Political Studies from the University of Manitoba. Malaya immigrated to Winnipeg from Manila, Philippines with her family when she was four years old and she is the oldest of 6 children. Malaya’s mother, Flor Marcelino, served as the MLA for Logan from 2007 to 2019 and Malaya’s father was recently made an Honorary Consul General of the Philippines.