Thank you, St. Albert

Thank you, St. Albert, for placing your trust in me and returning me to the office of Councillor for another 4-year term. The 2017 Campaign was pivotal in bringing our community together to seek positive outcomes for St. Albert, now and for future generations.  I appreciated the many comments that I received over the past…

Leadership Matters

The decision before the citizens of St. Albert is truly a leadership question.  At the St. Albert and District Chamber of Commerce election forum, I presented the following: Ladies and Gentlemen, I believe that this election is about leadership. The specific issues faced by our community may change from election to election, but in reality,…

Vision Matters

St. Albert Election 2017 is a choice between leadership visions. In this election, St. Albert citizens have been presented with three different visions of the future for our fair city.  Each of us must decide which vision best represents our preferred future. Every vote counts, every voice matters. I have been privileged to work with…

Preserving our Green Spaces

St. Albertans are known for our commitment to create a sustainable environment that will preserve and safeguard the natural beauty of our surroundings. We cherish our trails, trees, river and parks for they enhance our quality of life. During the recent community visioning exercise titled “Cultivating our Future”, over 6,000 St. Albert residents shared over…

Election 2017: St. Albert Mayoral & Council Forums

Friends, the information below is related to the two election forums scheduled by the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce. This year, given the number of candidates, there will be two forums, one for Councillor candidates and one for Mayoralty candidates. Many of you have asked for my thoughts on who should be elected. While I…

Regional Public Transit – A Knock on the Door of Opportunity

St. Albert and Edmonton have entered into an agreement to explore the possibility of creating a single operating entity to provide commuter transit services to both communities. To some, this may represent a great opportunity to work collaboratively to the mutual benefit of the citizens of St. Albert and Edmonton, while others will view this…

Countdown to Election Day – October 16, 2017

Over the past 7 years, I have had the honour to be a Councillor of the City of St. Albert. Municipal governance decisions most closely affect the lives of our engaged community. It is the choices that are made at a municipal level that truly define what the life experience of our residents is going…

St. Albert Votes on October 16, 2017

St. Albert votes on October 16, 2017 Every four years, the community of St. Albert comes together to elect a City Council. Every vote counts; every voice matters. Over the years as Councillor, I have learned that our community desires open and respectful dialogue.  That is what makes St. Albert a great place to live….

Meeting the Press

Today, I was interviewed via phone by Jen Henderson, reporter for the St. Albert Gazette. This was an excellent opportunity to discuss my decision to run for a third term as Councillor for the City of St. Albert. St. Albert has been my home for 37 years.  I am passionate about serving my community and…