Heavenly Father, today we thank you for MLA Sonia Furstenau. Refresh her and surround her with a strong team of friends and family to support her. We ask that you would guide her and give her new ideas that will bless all British Columbians. Unite her family, and may they all know your peace today. 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.