Agriculture and Food
Honourable Pam Alexis
Pam Alexis was elected as the MLA for Abbotsford-Mission in 2020. She served as chair of the Caucus Committees on Economy and Health, which worked to provide recommendations on the continued opioid crisis in B.C. She was also a member of the Cabinet Committee on Economy, and the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services.
She began her career in public service in 2005 serving as a school trustee until 2011. She served as a Mission city councillor from 2014-18 before holding the office of mayor from 2018-20.
From 2014-20, she sat on the Abbotsford-Mission Joint Shared Services Committee, and the Fraser Valley Regional District executive committee. She worked closely with the city of Abbotsford on shared issues, including water, sewer and transit, and gained a greater understanding of the issues facing Abbotsford and residents east of Mission.
Prior to entering politics, she served with many boards and non-profits, including the Mission Chamber of Commerce (vice-president), the Rotary Club of Mission Midday, and the Sunshine Rotary Club, where she also served as president and earned four Paul Harris Fellowships. From 2012-15, she was the vice-president of the BC Winter Games.
She has a bachelor of arts from the University of Victoria and obtained her post degree professional program certificate in 1982 with a focus in English and theatre.