Tuesday, October 16, 2012
MLA: Guy Gentner - Delta North
Lord we ask You to bless MLA: Guy Gentner in the many duties he fulfills. Give him clarity and the ability to make good judgments; lead him into opportunities that will be for the benefit of his constituents and the people of our province. Fill his heart with Your grace and peace and may his family be aware of Your love and care for them. In Jesus' name we pray, Amen
Guy Gentner was re-elected as the MLA for Delta North on May 12, 2009. He was first elected to the Legislature May 17, 2005.
Guy serves as opposition critic for Public Health and Sport.
Guy Gentner served as a Delta Councillor from 1999 to 2005. As chair of the Delta Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission, Guy re-organized the department to include a significant capitalization program for parks, recreation and the arts.
Guy’s efforts as chair of the commission were instrumental in the delivery of an enhanced Sun God Aquatic Centre, Mackie Park Artificial Turf Field, improvements to the Watershed Park and the new Fire Hall Centre for the Arts.
Guy also chaired Delta’s Planning and Environment Committee and Traffic and Safety Committee and served on many municipal committees including Finance, Foreshore and Harbours, Tour de Delta, and the GVRD’s Parks Committee. Guy’s community involvement consists of Delta’s Heritage Advisory Commission, Delta’s Board of Variance and the Delta Arts Council.
Guy helped form the North Delta/Newton Public Hospital Society, and is also a past president of the North Delta Ratepayers Association and former vice-president of the Burns Bog Conservation Society.
Through the mayor’s bog task force, Guy contributed to the negotiating process that helped public purchase of Burns Bog.
Guy graduated from Simon Fraser University, drove a bus for many years, fly fishes and is an advocate for outdoor recreation.