Wednesday, February 6, 2013
MLA: Mike Farnworth - Port Coquitlam
Lord, thank You for MLA: Mike Farnworth and for his experience and dedication to better his constituency and our province. Your Word says “wise words bring approval”. Lord Jesus, give MLA Farnsworth wisdom as Opposition Critic for Health and in what he brings to the Legislature. We pray that You would give him strength and good health as he works to accomplish his many tasks. Refresh him and may he have quality times with his friends and family. 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.