Evelyn Gillespie

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Evelyn Gillespie
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Comox Valley
In office
May 28, 1996 – May 16, 2001
Preceded by Margaret Lord
Succeeded by Stan Hagen
Personal details
Born (1952-04-01) April 1, 1952 (age 66)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Political party British Columbia New Democratic Party
Occupation Resort Operator

Evelyn Marie Gillespie (born April 1, 1952) is a Canadian former politician. She served as MLA for the Comox Valley riding in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1996 to 2001, as a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party.[1]

She graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1976 with a degree in recreation education.

Before her election as an MLA, she co-ordinated volunteer programs at a Calgary shelter for abused women and their children and also worked as a co-ordinator of volunteer programs at the Addiction Research Foundation in Toronto and with the Vancouver Health Department.

She also operated a small resort in the Comox Valley and now owns and operates the Laughing Oyster Bookshop in Courtenay, British Columbia.

References[edit]

British Columbia Provincial Government of Ujjal Dosanjh
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Joan Smallwood Minister of Women's Equality
November 1, 2000 – June 5, 2001
Ministry Abolished