Petrina Arnason

Councillor Petrina Arnason Elected to office in 2018, Councillor Petrina Arnason is currently serving her first term as a Township of Langley Councillor.

Petrina was born and raised in British Columbia but spent time in Ontario gaining a university education as a mature student. She received a Masters in Environmental Studies and a Law Degree (MES/J.D.) from York University in 1994.

Petrina and her husband returned to Langley to care for her parents and have resided in the Walnut Grove, North Langley, Aldergrove, and Murrayville areas.

Current Community Service

Petrina serves the community as:

  • Alternate Co-Chair, Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Alternate Member, Fraser Health Municipal Government Advisory Council
  • Alternate Member, Salvation Army Gateway of Hope Community Council
  • Director, Fort Langley Legacy Foundation
  • Director, Langley Human Dignity Coalition Board
  • Langley Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Committee
  • Member, 2018 Fraser Valley Regional Library Board
  • Member, Langley Heritage Society
  • Member, Langley Literacy Network
  • Member, Nicomekl Enhancement Society
  • Member, Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel
  • Member, Triple A Senior Housing
  • Member, Watchers of Langley Forests

Past Community Service

Petrina served the community as:

  • Board Director, Tourism Langley
  • Co-Chair, Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Fraser Valley Regional Library Board Representative,
    BC Library Trustees Association
  • Member, Salmon River Enhancement Society
  • Member, City of Langley’s Homelessness Task Force
  • Second Vice-Chair, CARP Chapter #48

Professional Career

Petrina enjoyed a varied career prior to working for the Law Society of Ontario. Petrina and her husband also ran a small business.