Wednesday, October 10, 2012

MLA: Mike Farnworth - Port Coquitlam

God of heaven and earth, Your word tells us to pray for those who govern over us so that we might live lives marked with peace and Your blessing.  Today we pray for MLA: Mike Farnworth.  We thank You for his many years of public service and the experience he brings to his current role as MLA for Port Coquitlam.  We ask that as he serves his constituents and the people of British Columbia as Health Critic that he would experience Your help and strength.  Help him today as he addresses the needs and concerns of his constituents.  Use him as an effective advocate on behalf of those who are in need of his assistance and support.  Bless his life today! Amen.

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.

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