Provincially, Saanich North and the Islands sits on the sidelines, with no representative in government. We have no seat in cabinet and no voice in the governing caucus. We need to change that. We need a strong voice to represent the Saanich Peninsula and the Gulf Islands in Victoria. I can be that voice.
Since the crazily close provincial election in 2013, when I finished second by just 163 votes out of nearly 32,000 cast, I have been active, engaging with government in Victoria by serving as a conduit for our communities on the Peninsula and on the Islands. I have been instrumental in bringing ministers out to our riding to meet with farmers, business people, manufacturers, local politicians, and community advocacy groups. I have continued to ensure that the government in Victoria hears the views of our riding. I can be even more effective from within government and that's why I sought and won the BC Liberal nomination for the 2017 provincial election.
I was born and raised in this riding. I went further afield to study and work, and then came home with a global perspective to complement my local sensibilities. I am passionate about where we live, and I am engaged in our communities through volunteer organizations, local government, and advocacy.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my website and learn a little bit about me and how I can support the residents of our riding. You can keep in touch by joining my mailing list, or connecting via social media. You may also watch this space to see when I might be near you, hosting a Meet & Greet event where we could chat in person. Additionally, please feel free to contact me directly by email or phone. Get involved, and make a difference in our community.