Stephanie Cadieux was re-appointed Minister of Children and Family Development on June 13, 2017, having served in this role since September 5, 2012.
Stephanie was first elected MLA for Surrey-Panorama in the 2009 general provincial election. Stephanie successfully ran in the 2013 election in Surrey-Cloverdale, and was re-elected in the riding of Surrey South in 2017. She is British Columbia’s Minister of Children and Family Development.
Stephanie has previously served as Minister of Social Development; Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development; and Minister of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government.
She is a member of the Treasury Board and has served as vice-chair of the Cabinet Committee on Secure Tomorrow, the Cabinet Committee on Open Government and Engagement, the Cabinet Committee on Families First, and has sat on the Cabinet Working Group on Core Review. She has also served as chair of a Special Committee to Appoint an Information and Privacy Commissioner, the Select Standing Committees on Health and on Children and Youth, and the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Stephanie worked with the BC Paraplegic Association (now SCI-BC) as director of marketing and development and was manager of accessibility for 2010 Legacies Now. She has been an active community volunteer and was the president of Realwheels Society, a member of the advisory panel with International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries (ICORD), and a mentor with the Y.W.C.A.