Honourable Mike Bernier
Mike Bernier was elected to the riding of Peace River South on May 14, 2013 and was appointed Minister of Education on July 30, 2015.
Bernier has previously held the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and the Environment for the Minister of Environment until his most recent appointment.
Bernier has lived in Dawson Creek since 1993 and has 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry. Before being elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Bernier served Dawson Creek city as a councillor from 2005-2008, and then as mayor in 2008-2013. Has also was the past president of the North Central Local Government Association and served on the Peace River Regional District, the B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council, the Northeast Regional Advisory Committee, Site C Regional and Local Government Liaison Committee, Northern Development Initiative Trust, and the South Peace Economic Development Commission.