Lord we thank You for MLA Mike Bernier and lift him up in prayer to You today. May he sense Your love and how You long to encourage him and help him as he effectively serves his constituents and the province. We pray Your wisdom and discernment would be upon Mike in all his decision-making. Your word says, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make your path straight.” We pray You will help Mike to look to You and trust You as he works to solve problems and resolve the tough issues of our province. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen
Mike Bernier was elected MLA for Peace River South on May 14, 2013.
On December 18, 2014 he was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and the Environment for the Minister of Environment.
Before being elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Mike served as Mayor of Dawson Creek. He was first elected Mayor in 2008 and was re-elected in 2011, and 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, the B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council, the Community Energy Association, the 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.