Jackie Tegart

Jackie Tegart

Your MLA for Fraser-Nicola

Get to Know Jackie Tegart

Jackie Tegart was elected as the MLA for Fraser-Nicola in 2013, 2017, and again in 2020.

She has served as the Caucus Chair for the Official Opposition, critic to Regional Economic Development and Small Business, and as a Member of the Select Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fish and Food.

Prior to being elected as a MLA, Jackie served three terms on the village council in Ashcroft. She was a member of the school board for 17 years, serving as chair for 15 of those, and was also president of the BC School Trustees Association.

Jackie was a facilitator for BC Healthy Communities’ Interior Region, a coordinator for Community Futures, and a partner in Painted Ladies Gallery and Gifts.

Jackie has served as Government Caucus Chair and the Liaison for the Community Poverty Reduction Initiative. She has also been a member of a number of committees, including most recently the Cabinet Committee on Secure Tomorrow, and the Environment and Land Use Committee.

Jackie has four children and nine grandchildren with her late husband, Gordon, who lost his battle with cancer in 2009. Jackie and Gordon met in Ashcroft, where she raised her family and continues to live today.

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