Pam Alexis was elected as the MLA for Abbotsford-Mission in 2020. She was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Food in 2022. She is Vice-Chair of the Cabinet Environment and Land Use Committee, and a member of the Cabinet Committee on Economy and the Caucus Committee on Economy.
She began her career in public service in 2005 serving as a school trustee until 2011. She served as a Mission City Councillor from 2014-18 before holding the office of Mayor from 2018-20.
From 2014-20 she sat on the Abbotsford-Mission Joint Shared Services Committee, and the Fraser Valley Regional District executive committee. She worked closely with the city of Abbotsford on shared issues including water, sewer and transit and gained a greater understanding of the issues facing Abbotsford and residents east of Mission.
Prior to entering politics, she served with many boards and non-profits, including the Mission Chamber of Commerce (Vice-President), the Rotary Club of Mission Midday, and the Sunshine Rotary Club, where she also served as President and earned four Paul Harris Fellowships. From 2012-2015 she was the Vice-President for the BC Winter Games.
She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Victoria and obtained her PDP in 1982 with a focus in English and Theatre.
MLA Alexis taught ESL in Japan and Texas before settling in Mission in 1996. She has two grown children.