I am running for Mayor because I love Penticton and I want to contribute to make this city a better place to live, work, visit and invest in. I strongly believe that a Mayor must lead by example in terms of honesty, integrity, inclusivity and engagement.
Advocacy & Collaboration
I have been a strong advocate for the Penticton area for more than a decade. I know that one of the most important roles a mayor takes on is to be the strongest advocate for the community. As mayor I will collaborate with other levels of government and neighbouring jurisdictions to bring results to Penticton.
Public safety has become a serious concern for the people of Penticton. Too many years have been wasted downplaying issues of crime and addiction in our community.
It is well known that Penticton has a large infrastructure deficit. Successive administrations have neglected to address our aging water lines, sewer systems and electric grid. There are some serious and expensive projects coming up for the City of Penticton. Just like a household, the deteriorating assets need to be replaced and repaired over time. We need a Mayor and council capable of prioritizing the highest need items.