Jordan Sturdy was elected MLA for West Vancouver-Sea to Sky on May 14, 2013. Prior to being elected, Jordan served as Mayor of Pemberton for three terms. Jordan was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and the Environment to the Minister of Environment on July 30, 2015, and is a member of the Cabinet Committee for Environment and Land Use. Jordan serves as chair of the Climate Leadership Team, working with members from non-governmental organizations, academia, industry, communities and First Nations to redefine B.C.'s low-carbon future. Jordan also chairs the Provincial Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy.
Jordan previously served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Jordan entered public service as a local trustee for the Pemberton Valley Dyking District and also served the Sea to Sky Corridor in a variety of capacities, including as a member of the Squamish Lillooet Regional District Board, Director of the Fraser Basin Council, Lower Mainland Treaty Advisory Committee Executive Committee Member, SLRD Hospital District Chair, and Sea to Sky Regional Hospital District Director.
Jordan has also served as President of the Whistler Farmers' Market Society and Director of the BC Association of Farmers' Markets. Jordan and his wife Trish own and operate North Arm Farm in Pemberton, where they have lived since 1989. North Arm Farm is a popular regional destination, which grows 45 acres of certified organic vegetables and berries and hosts many events and farm dinners.
Jordan served as a BC Ambulance Paramedic for more than 20 years as well as a Professional Ski Patroller and mountain rescue specialist. Jordan grew up in Vancouver, attending Magee Secondary School, Vancouver Community College, Langara and the University of British Columbia.