MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert, Vancouver – West End

Heavenly Father, thank you for Vancouver – West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert. We pray for your hand of protection, mercy and grace upon him and his loved ones in this time of uncertainty and fear. Psalm 145:18 (NASB) tells us: “The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, to all who call upon Him in truth” and we make this our prayer for Mr. Chandra Herbert. Draw close and grant him all he needs to complete the work you have set before him. Please keep him and his family safe and healthy. In your holy name we pray, Jesus. Amen……

Spencer Chandra Herbert was first elected as the MLA for Vancouver-Burrard in 2008 in a by-election, and then elected as the first MLA for the new riding of Vancouver-West End in 2009. Spencer was then re-elected in 2013 and 2017. He serves as the Chair for the Rental Task Force. Spencer’s advocacy for equality and human rights led to the adoption of legislation explicitly protecting transgender people in BC’s Human Rights Code. Spencer served as an elected Vancouver Park Board commissioner from 2005 to 2008. Before becoming an MLA, Spencer was an award-winning artist and arts producer working primarily in theatre and dance. He was the associate producer of the United Nations World Urban Festival. Born and raised in Vancouver, Spencer lives in the West End with his partner Romi, a community developer.