MLA: Dr. Andrew Weaver – Oak Bay-Gordon Head
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Father I lift up Andrew Weaver to You today and thank you for his life. He has many gifts and abilities that are necessary to benefit our province. God would You bless the work of his hands and prosper him and his family. We pray your rich blessing and favour on his family and loved ones and good health for all concerned. Thank you God, 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.