Monday, April 25, 2011

MLA Michael Sather - Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows

Dearest Heavenly Father, we appreciate the many experiences and talents You have blessed Michael Sather, Deputy Opposition Critic for the Environment and MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows, with.  We appreciate all that he contributes in his leadership role in our government and thank You for Your wisdom in placing him here.  May he be led by You in all he does, making decisions and offering ideas that are in line with Your will, and learning all that You would teach him so he may be ever more effective in what You will call him to in the future.  Bless his household with good health and Your merciful favour.  We ask this in Jesus’ name.

Michael Sather was re-elected as the MLA for Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows on May 12, 2009. He was first elected to the Legislature in 2005.

Michael serves as deputy opposition critic for Environment.

Michael attained a teaching certificate from the University of Alberta and taught school in Alberta. Michael later attained his Bachelor of Science in Zoology at the University of Alberta.

He moved to British Columbia in 1974 and pursued a career studying wildlife for the next ten years. In 1985 he became a wilderness guide and set up a small business as owner/operator of Hummingbird Nature Tours in Maple Ridge.

Michael also served as the Constituency Assistant to former NDP MLA Bill Hartley.

Michael attained his Masters Degree in Psychology in 1998 and was employed as a Mental Health Therapist for the Fraser Health Authority for three and a half years prior to being elected MLA.

Michael has an extensive background and experience in agriculture, education, environment, small business, social services and health care.

Michael lives with his spouse, writer and conservationist Annette LeBox. He has two stepchildren, Christian and Sara.

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