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Megan Dykeman

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, British Columbia, Canada

Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development and Non-Profits


Megan Dykeman is a member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. She was elected in 2020 and represents the community of Langley East, a municipality in Greater Vancouver area. She is the Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development and Non-Profits to the Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Megan is deeply connected to her community of Langley, where she has worked as a small business owner and farmer, taken on many public service roles, and is raising her two children. Before being elected to provincial office, she served as Chair of the Langley Board of Education. First elected in 2011, she served three terms as a trustee with the Board, working hard to make public education in Langley better for kids and families. Megan holds a Master's in International Relations from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, where her research focused on food security. In 2017, she completed a certificate in Negotiation and Leadership at Harvard Law School. She lives on her specialty poultry farm in Langley with her two children and their farm's turkeys, geese, ducks, quail, chickens, and goats.