Outreach and Engagement with Banff Canmore Community Foundation
General manager Camp Chief hector YMCA
Camp Director Camp chief Hector YMCA
Lecturer Mount Royal University
Volunteer, community or committee/board experience:
Chair of Advisory Committee - ETOL Program Mount Royal University
Grant Chairs, Banff Canmore Community Foundation
Conference Chair - Alberta Camping Association
How long have you lived in the community:
I have lived in the bow valley for 16 years. Two years in Canmore.
Why are you running for public office:
I enjoy working for a mission that is larger than myself. I want to give back to my community in ways that can have a positive impact.
What qualities or characteristics would you bring to public office:
I have experience in leadership, working with land managers, education, youth, health and wellness. I am interested in people and community development. I am a good listener, have a reasonable sense of humour and love living here and raising my family.
What issues are important to you as a candidate:
Maintaining a livable Canmore. We must maintain a diverse community. A place where all who work here can live here too.
I am interested in how we might continue to diversify our local economy and am impressed with the work the Chamber is doing on this front.
I am interested in supporting ways for us to co-exist with wildlife and maintain a healthy ecosystem.
What is the greatest challenge facing elected officials in the community when it comes to planning for the future of the community:
Transportation/congestion/(parking!), supporting non motorized travel
How can people find out more about you or ask you questions: