Michelle Mungall

Michelle Mungall


Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
Michelle's Community Office
433 Josephine St., Nelson, V1L 1W4


About Michelle

Michelle Mungall was first elected MLA for Nelson-Creston in 2009, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She is the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.

In 2002, Michelle was the youngest person ever elected to Nelson city council, and seven years later, at age 31, Michelle became the first woman elected as MLA in Nelson-Creston.

Michelle served as the Official Opposition Opposition spokesperson for social development. She also served as the Caucus Deputy House Leader.

As a passionate speaker and volunteer, Michelle is a strong voice for the Kootenays. Her university studies and her career in community development have led Michelle to champion social justice and financial security both in her community and internationally.

She was a Nelson city councillor from 2002 to 2005. Her career has included working for the Nelson Committee on Homelessness, and managing West Kootenay non-profits including the Nelson Food Cupboad and a micro-finance organization.

Internationally, Michelle worked as a National Programs Assistant for YMCA Zambia, helping to improve the lives of girls with HIV/AIDS.

Michelle and her husband Zak live in Nelson. They enjoy skiing, hiking, local arts and being active in the region.


Latest News for Michelle Mungall

MLA Mungall welcomes school upgrades

NELSON – Students in the Kootenay Lake School District will benefit from safer, more efficient and comfortable schools thanks to $3 million in provincial funding for school upgrade projects, announced Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall. “We’re prioritizing our kids’ education again,” …

Minister Mungall announces family addition

VICTORIA – Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Michelle Mungall announced today that she and her husband are expecting a new addition to their family. “Zak and I are very happy to announce our family will be expanding when …

18 New licensed child-care spaces are on their way in Nelson

NELSON – Families in Nelson will soon be able to access 18 new licensed child-care spaces thanks to a $24,375 investment through the Province’s Child Care Major Capital Funding Program, announced Michelle Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston. “Our community needs more …