Gracious God, we thank you today for Sonia Furstenau, leader of the Green Party of BC. We thank you for Sonia’s kind heart and passion to see sustainable prosperity in BC. I ask for your blessing to rest on her today. May she find favour in each meeting she attends and with every person who comes to her needing an advocate. Bless her marriage and family 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.