Lord God, it is a pleasure to lift up MLA Sonia Furstenau of the Cowichan Valley. We thank you for her faithfulness to be the leader she needs to be for our beautiful Province. May your grace and peace be upon her as she goes about her daily tasks today. May Sonia find the time to refresh and reboot for herself with family and friends that are in her Covid bubble at this time of season. May the peace of God be upon her, we pray 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.