Scott Fraser was elected as the MLA for Alberni-Pacific Rim in May 2009 and was re-elected in May 2013 and May 2017. He served as MLA for Alberni-Qualicum from May 2005 until the riding boundaries were re-drawn.
Scott is the New Democrat Opposition spokesperson for Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation. He also serves as Caucus Deputy Whip.
From 1996 to 1999 Scott served as the mayor of the District of Tofino and was involved in the creation of the first UNESCO World Biosphere designation in British Columbia.
Scott has also served on many organizations, including Alberni Clayoquot Regional District Board, Vancouver Island Regional Library Board, Clayoquot Sound Central Region Board, Tourism British Columbia, Vancouver Island Health Board, Tofino/Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, treaty advisory committees, fisheries committees and the Family Court Committee.
Scott was born in Ottawa, Ontario and has been a resident of B.C. since 1980. His background includes small business, labour, harbour management, fisheries and shellfish aquaculture.
Scott lived in Tofino with his wife and daughter for over 12 years. They now live in the Nanaimo Regional District – Area G.