Thursday, December 8, 2011
MLA: Pat Pimm - Peace River North
Lord Jesus, thank You for MLA:Pat Pimm and his willingness to serve the people of British Columbia and his constituency of Peace River North as a member of the legislative assembly.You say in Your Word in Psalm 55:22 that if we give our cares to You Lord You will take care of us and never let a good man down. May You be extra close to him this next season of his life so that he may he accomplish all that You have for him. May he also find times this holiday season for real joyous and relaxed times with his family and friends. Keep both he and his family in good health. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.
Pat Pimm was elected MLA for Peace River North in the 2009 provincial election.
Pat has served as the Chair of the Northern Caucus and currently sits on two Select Standing Committees: Aboriginal Affairs and Finance and Government Services. Pat has served as a member of Treasury Board.
A long-time resident of the Peace River region, Pat served twelve years as councillor for the City of Fort St. John from 1993-2005. For six years, he was chair of city hall’s Finance Committee, responsible for overseeing the municipality’s budget process.
With 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry, he was co-chair of the BC Oil and Gas Conference in 2002 and 2005, bringing together industry stakeholders to identify further strategies and opportunities for economic development in British Columbia’s northeast region. He has also served on a variety of other local community boards and committees.
Pat possesses an extensive background in the construction industry. He is president of Alpha Controls Ltd, a company that provides construction, maintenance, and electrician services for numerous projects. He is also a director and vice-president of the North Peace Construction Association.
Pat was a director of the British Columbia Golf Association and past president of the Lake Point Golf and Country Club. He is a long-time youth sports volunteer, having coached golf, hockey, and minor league fastball. He enjoys travel, curling, and playing hockey. Pat is married to Jody and the father of two daughters and two sons.