Lunch with BC Minister of Energy & Mines

Cam Whitehead (Executive Director for the Kootenay Association of Science and Technology), Michelle Mungall (BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources), Mike van Hellemomd (Assistant Business Manager of IBEW 993)

Michelle Mungall is a Canadian politician, who is currently the BC Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Nelson-Creston and a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. She served as a municipal councillor in the city of Nelson prior to being elected in the 2009 provincial election, and re-elected in 2013 in the Nelson-Creston riding. Mungall has introduced two private member bills, the Private Career Training Institutions Amendment Act in the 39th Parliament which would have English as a foreign or second language schools under the Private Career and Training Institutions Act; and the Poverty Reduction and Economic Inclusion Act in the 40th Parliament which would have mandated the preparation and implementation of a provincial poverty reduction strategy. For the BC NDP, Mungall served as the Opposition Spokesperson for Social Development, Advanced Education and Caucus Deputy House Leader