Heavenly Father, it is an honor to pray for MLA Sonia Furstenau. Guide her, Father, as she launches initiatives and envisions the future with her constituents and colleagues. May she find times to refresh daily, so she can start each day refreshed. Thank you, for her commitment to serving British Columbians and her faithfulness at doing it. Bless her with good health and peaceful sleep. Bless her family with joy and harmony. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Sonia Furstenau was elected as the member for Cowichan Valley in 2017. She is Leader for the BC Green Party and their House Leader. Prior to her election to the Legislature, Sonia served as Area B Director for the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD) for three years. Sonia has long been involved in grassroots advocacy. She was National Administrator for Results Canada, a non-profit that works to end extreme poverty, and she served on the Board of Directors for Oikocredit, an international microcredit organization. Sonia has worked as a teacher in the Victoria School District and in Shawnigan, where she taught History, English, and Theory of Knowledge. Sonia has a BA and an MA in History from the University of Victoria.