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MLA Sonia Furstenau, Cowichan Valley

Thank you for the privilege of bringing MLA Sonia Furstenau to you. Thank you for her passion and commitment to bring positive changes in our province, and to continue working for a better quality of life for all of us. May Sonia find willing listeners who will support and assist with the important tasks that she is working one. Keep her safe and in health as she travels the province. Bless her with times of refreshing and quality time with those she loves. We ask this in your precious 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.