Lord, we ask Your blessing on MLA Michelle Mungall as she works for social justice and financial security not only in her riding but in our province, country and internationally. Protect her heart and mind as she reaches out and touches lives to help make a brighter future. God we ask for protection over her and her husband Zak and pray that You will make their marriage ever stronger as they serve together. In Jesus’ name, we pray! Amen.
Michelle Mungall was re-elected as MLA for Nelson-Creston in May 2013.
In 2002, Michelle was the youngest person ever elected to Nelson city council. Seven years later, at age 31, Michelle became the first woman elected as MLA in Nelson-Creston.
Michelle serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Social Development.
As a passionate speaker and volunteer, Michelle is a strong voice for the Kootenays. Her university studies and her career in community development have led Michelle to champion social justice and financial security both in her community and internationally.
Her career has included working for the Nelson Committee on Homelessness, and managing West Kootenay non-profits including the Nelson Food Cupboard and a micro-finance organization.
Internationally, Michelle worked as a National Programs Assistant for YMCA Zambia, helping to improve the lives of girls with HIV/AIDS.
Michelle and her husband Zak live in Nelson. They enjoy skiing, hiking, local arts and being active in the region.