Petrina Arnason

Councillor Petrina Arnason Email: parnason@tol.ca

Re-elected to office in 2018, Councillor Petrina Arnason is currently serving her second 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.

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.

Current Community Service

Petrina serves the community as:

  • Director, Metro Vancouver Climate Action Committee
  • Director, Fort Langley Legacy Foundation
  • Director, Langley Human Dignity Coalition
  • Alternate Director, Metro Vancouver Municipal Directors
  • Committee Member, Lower Mainland Flood Management Strategy
  • Member, Aldergrove Heritage Society
  • Member, BC Farm Museum
  • Member, Fraser Valley Regional Library Board
  • Member, Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel
  • Member, Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Member, Triple A Senior Housing
  • Member, WOLF (Watchers of Langley Forests)
  • Member, Nicomekl Enhancement Society
  • Member, Langley Literacy Network
  • Member, Langley Heritage Society
  • Alternate Member, Canadian Pacific Community Advisory Panel
  • Alternate Member, Fraser Health Municipal Regional Meeting
  • Alternate Member, Langley Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Committee

Past Community Service

Petrina served the community as:

  • Board Director, Tourism Langley
  • Director, Fort Langley Legacy Foundation
  • Co-Chair, Seniors Advisory Committee
  • Alternate Co-Chair, Heritage Advisory Committee
  • Second Vice-Chair, CARP Chapter #48
  • Member, Langley Refugee and Immigrant Advisory Committee
  • Member, 2017 Fraser Valley Regional Library Board
  • Member, City of Langley’s Homelessness Task Force
  • Member, Langley Heritage Society
  • Member, Langley Literacy Network
  • Member, Nicomekl Enhancement Society
  • Member, Salmon River Enhancement Society
  • Member, Triple A Senior Housing
  • Member, Watchers of Langley Forests
  • Alternate Member, Fraser Health Municipal Government Advisory Council
  • Alternate Member, Salvation Army Gateway of Hope Community Council
  • Fraser Valley Regional Library Board Representative, BC Library Trustees Association

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