Kathy Corrigan was first elected MLA for Burnaby-Deer Lake in 2009 and re-elected in May 2013.
Kathy previously served as the New Democrat Opposition spokesperson for Advanced Education. She also serves as the Caucus Vice Chair.
A strong advocate for public education, Kathy served three terms on the Burnaby Board of Education (1999-2008) and was board chair in 2007 and 2008. She has served on numerous district committees and was also a member of the B.C. School Trustees’ Provincial Council.
Kathy is a lawyer and public policy researcher by profession. She has also edited a legal journal and has written about privatization and trade agreements.
As a longtime community volunteer, Kathy has served on parent advisory committees, the Burnaby Minor Hockey Association, the Burnaby & New Westminster Ringette Association, the Lakeside Advisory Board and other organizations.
She and husband Derek Corrigan have lived in Burnaby since 1977. They have four grown children.