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MLA: Dr. Andrew Weaver – Oak Bay-Gordon Head

Monday, February 6, 2017

Father, we come to You in the name of Jesus to pray for and give thanks for the good leadership of MLA – Andrew Weaver gives to this vibrant riding in Oak Bay and Gordon Head. We especially give thanks for his hands on work in the schools that has established weather stations in each school to encourage and awaken our Youth to the importance of caring for our environment . Bless him in this legislative work, his home life and we pray he will be filed with Your joy and peace . In Jesus name. Amen.

Dr. Andrew Weaver was elected as MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head on May 14, 2013.

Prior to his election, he held the Canada Research Chair in climate modeling and analysis in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria.

Dr. Weaver is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS), the American Meteorological Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 2008, he was appointed to the order of British Columbia. Dr. Weaver has served on numerous national and international committees. He was a Lead Author in the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th scientific assessments.

Community service has long been a part of Dr. Weaver’s life. He created the school-based Weather Station Network involving the installation of weather stations at schools throughout Vancouver Island. He enjoys coaching soccer and has served on community boards such as the CRD Roundtable on the Environment and the Victoria Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils