Melanie Mark

Vancouver-Mount Pleasant


Children and Family Development
Community Office
#1070-1641 Commercial Dr, Vancouver BC V5L 3Y3
604-660-0707
604-398-3711

About Melanie

Melanie Mark was elected MLA for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant in February 2016, and re-elected in May 2017. Melanie is the first First Nations woman to serve in the B.C. Legislature.

Raised in East Vancouver, Melanie has spent her life standing up for the Vancouver— Mount Pleasant community, volunteering for multiple community organizations like Big Sisters Youth Custody Centres, and the Urban Native Youth Association. She  co-founded the Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre, worked with the Native Courtworkers Association, Covenant House Vancouver, and was the National Aboriginal Project Coordinator with Save the Children Canada’s Sacred Lives project.

In 2013, she became Associate Deputy Representative for the BC Office of the

Representative for Children and Youth, speaking out for children in care.

She is Nisga’a, Gitxsan, Cree and Ojibway and a proud mother of two girls aged five and twelve.

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