Monday, December 5, 2011
MLA: Hon. Mary McNeil - Vancouver-False Creek
God, We lift up MLA: Hon. Mary McNeil to You and ask for Your blessing to rest on her in this upcoming season. May she find a time where she can enjoy her family and friends and be refreshed from all of her responsibilities. Thank You for her dedication to her community and everything she has invested into people's lives. We also pray that You will be especially close to her this season. In Your Name we pray. Amen!
Minister Mary McNeil was appointed Minister for Children and Family Development on March 14, 2011. Before that, she served as Minister of Citizen Services from June 11, 2010 to March 14, 2011. She previously served as
Minister of State for The Olympics and Actnow BC.
Minister McNeil was elected MLA for Vancouver-False Creek in the 2009 general provincial election.
Most recently, Mary served as president and CEO of the BC Cancer Foundation for eight years. She has served in key roles for international economic events including the G7 meetings in Halifax and Toronto, APEC in Vancouver and the XI international conference on AIDS. Mary has also served on the Vancouver Police Board for four years.
Mary was born and educated in Vancouver and has lived in Yaletown for 11 years with her husband of 38 years, Rod. She has raised four daughters and currently has eleven grandchildren.