Lord God, today we lift Mike Bernier, member for Peace River South, to you. We thank you for Mike’s experience and service to Northern British. Grant to him favour today in each meeting he attends and with each person he interacts with. Give Mike divine strategies today as he looks to deal with the challenges present in his constituency. Bless his wife Valerie, their children and grandchildren in Jesus’ name. Amen.
Mike Bernier was elected MLA for Peace River South in 2013, 2017, and 2020. Mike is currently the Official Opposition critic for Finance. Before being elected to the Legislature in 2013, Mike served as mayor of Dawson Creek, elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. He also served as a Dawson Creek city councillor from 2005 to 2008. Mike is the past president of the North Central Local Government Association. He has also served on the Peace River Regional District, B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council, Community Energy Association, Council of Resource Community Mayors, Northeast Regional Advisory Committee, Site C Regional and Local Government Liaison Committee, Northern Development Initiative Trust, and the South Peace Economic Development Commission. Mike has lived in Dawson Creek since 1993 and has 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry.