God in heaven, thank you for giving us experienced leaders who are prepared to serve their fellow citizens. We pray for Norm MacDonald today as he gives himself to serving both his constituents and the people of British Columbia. Help him as he works as an advocate and critic and seeks to draw attention to the needs of others. Bless his life, relationships and work. In Jesus Name, Amen.
Norm Macdonald was re-elected as the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke in May 2013. He was first elected to the legislature in 2005.
Norm serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Energy and Mines.
Norm has served as Opposition critic for forests and range, visiting forest-dependent communities from Vancouver Island, the south and central Interior, to the Peace, hearing from workers and stakeholder groups.
Norm has been very active in working for the people of the Columbia River-Revelstoke constituency, speaking out about the impacts of the Glacier-Howser independent power project and the proposed Jumbo resort. He has also been a fierce advocate for strengthening health care and ambulance services in his community.
Recently the principal of Nicholson Elementary School, Norm has taught for more than 15 years in the Columbia Valley. He has a further six years of experience teaching in Africa.
Norm served as a councillor and was then elected mayor of Golden in 1996.
Norm Macdonald lives in Golden with his wife, Karen.