Wednesday, October 26, 2011
MLA: Eric Foster - Vernon-Monashee
We thank You Lord for the care and concern MLA: Eric Foster has for his community, province and nation. We ask that You would lead him into initiatives that are unique and continue making British Columbia a great place to raise a family, work, build relationships and retire in. We ask that You arrange by Your Grace divine meetings with individuals and groups that would give him even more understanding of the needs of his constituents and ultimately positively effecting many in our province. We Bless Him in Jesus name.
Eric Foster was elected on May 12, 2009 as MLA for Vernon-Monashee in the general provincial election.
Eric is the Deputy Whip and currently a member of the Environment and Land Use Committee. He served previously on the Select Standing Committees on Legislative Initiatives, Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders, and Private Bills. Eric was also a member of the Agenda and Priorities Committee.
Serving as the Mayor of the Village of Lumby for four years prior to his election as MLA, Eric also served as councilor for the Village of Lumby for 12 years and as a director of the North Okanagan Regional District.
He is a registered forest technician and a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Auxiliary, as well as a director of the North Okanagan Community Futures Development Corporation.
Eric and his wife Janice have been volunteering, working and living in the North Okanagan for more than 20 years.
Eric is a great supporter of sports, the outdoors, his community, arts and culture.