Monday, October 24, 2011
MLA: Mike Farnworth - Port Coquitlam
Heavenly Father, Your desire for us is that we would serve each other as neighbors as demonstrated in the parable of the good Samaritan. We thank You for MLA: Mike Farnsworth and his desire to serve locally, provincially and internationally and the wisdom and understanding he has acquired while serving. Lord we ask that You would continue to give him fresh vision, insights, wisdom and direction as He serves the constituents of Port Coquitlam and as opposition critic for Health. In Jesus' name we pray.
Mike Farnworth was elected as MLA for Port Coquitlam on May 12, 2009. He was first elected as the MLA for Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain in 1991, and re-elected in 1996. Mike was re-elected again as MLA for this constituency on May 17, 2005.
Mike serves as opposition critic for Health.
Mike also served the people of Port Coquitlam as a three term City Councillor.
During his time as the MLA for Port Coquitlam he served in numerous Cabinet positions, including Minister of Health and Minister of Social Development and Economic Security.
From 2001 to 2004, Mike worked in Bulgaria, the Balkans and most recently Iraq on democratic governance programs to help build multiparty democracies in former one-party states.
Mike was raised in Port Coquitlam and has lived there for over 30 years.