Rick Glumac was elected MLA for Port Moody-Coquitlam in 2017, and is proud to represent communities in Anmore, Belcarra, Coquitlam and Port Moody.
Rick is the Parliamentary Secretary for Technology and has been appointed by the Premier to be B.C.'s representative to the Pacific Northwest Economic Region, where he works on cross-border issues related to economic development including strengthening relationships along the Cascadia Innovation Corridor. He is the chair of the Select Standing Committee on Health, and serves on the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth, and the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts which has oversight on government services. He is a member of the Sustainable Shared Prosperity Cabinet Committee.
From 2011 to 2017, Rick served as a city councillor for the city of Port Moody and has chaired the city's Economic Development Committee, Environmental Protection Committee, Heritage Commission, Arts and Culture Committee and Community Care Committee. He led efforts to improve funding for Eagle Ridge hospital, expand childcare and preschool space, improve environmental practices and increase park space in the community. He served as Vice President of the Lower Mainland Local Government Association and was elected as Vancouver Metro Area Representative at the Union of BC Municipalities. He has also served on Metro Vancouver's Zero Waste Committee and on the Fraser Health Municipal Government Advisory Council.
Rick graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electronics Engineering. Rick has worked in a variety of hi-tech industries, from animation on major films like Shrek 2 and Madagascar, to developing mobile apps for Fortune 500 companies. Rick understands first-hand the value of supporting BC's vibrant tech sector.
Rick lives in Port Moody with his wife and two children, where they enjoy spending time outdoors exploring the city's many parks and hiking trails.