Father, we lift up MLA: Hon. Stephanie Cadieux to You today and we thank You for her willingness to serve and work in this province. We ask that You would be an ever present blessing to her and that she would continue to be a positive and encouraging voice in her riding. We ask for her family that You would protect them and keep them safe in all ways. Thank You for Minister Cadieux and all that she brings to our province in her legislative roles. In Jesus' Name, amen.
Stephanie Cadieux was appointed Minister of Children and Family Development on September 5, 2012.
She formerly served as Minister of Social Development, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Minister of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government. Stephanie was elected MLA for Surrey-Panorama in the 2009 general provincial election.
Stephanie serves as vice-chair of both the Cabinet Committee on Open Government and Engagement and the Cabinet Committee on Families First. Formerly, she served on the Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissioner, the Select Standing Committees on Health and on Children and Youth and the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Stephanie worked with the BC Paraplegic Association as director of marketing and development and was manager, accessibility for 2010 Legacies Now. She has been an active community volunteer and was the president of Realwheels Society, a member of the advisory panel with International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries (ICORD), and a mentor with the Y.W.C.A.
Stephanie has lived in Surrey for ten years with her husband and enjoys sailing and travel.