Adam Olsen: Passionate community advocate.
Adam Olsen (SȾHENEP) was the Member for Saanich North and the Islands and member of the B.C. Green Caucus from May 2017 to September 2020. He is currently the BC Green Party candidate seeking re-election to represent Saanich North and the Islands.
Inspired by the incredible place and people he represents, Adam has a deep love and respect for his home in the Salish Sea (W̱SÁNEĆ). As an advocate and facilitator, he is committed to good governance and improving public participation to strengthen all aspects of the community and the province.
Twice elected as a Councillor in the District of Central Saanich (2008, 2011), Adam has worked in his family businesses, from horticulture to Coast Salish knits. The result of two decades in the service and communications sectors is the valuable experience in building relationships, connecting people, problems, ideas and solutions.
Born in Victoria, BC, Adam has lived, worked and played his entire life on the Saanich Peninsula. He is a member of Tsartlip First Nation (W̱JOȽEȽP), where he and his wife, Emily, are raising their two children, Silas and Ella.