Thank you for Claire Trevena Thank you for the many gifts and talents that she is able to share with the people of the Province of BC. We ask for good health for her and her staff.
Father, please grant her extra strength and an ability to perservere on the difficult days in office. Surround her with people who are full of wisdom and good counsel and who have a vision for righteousness in our province.
May her family life be full of joy and may all she puts her hand to be productive and satisfying. In Jesus Name, Amen
Claire Trevena was first elected in May 2005 and was re-elected on May 12, 2009.
Claire is a former journalist, community activist and human rights worker.
In the early 1990s, Claire came to Canada as the BBC's Canadian correspondent.
Awarded the Canadian Civilian Peacekeeping Medal, she's worked on democratic development projects overseas and in Canada.
Claire was an active trade unionist in her professional life. Since moving to BC she has been involved in a number of community initiatives, including a weekly community kitchen on Quadra Island as well as various environmental initiatives.
She was elected to the board of the Quadra Community Association and held a seat on the Regional District of Comox Strathcona Regional Area J Advisory Planning Committee.
Prior to the 2005 election, Claire ran a small communications business on Quadra Island with her husband, Mike McIvor.