Mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe welcomes accomplished group to NPA ahead of November municipal election
Wednesday, July 30, 2014, Vancouver BC - Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe today unveiled four new candidates for Park Board Commissioner and four new candidates for School Board Trustee.
- Casey Crawford;
- Jay Jagpal;
- Sarah Kirby-Yung; and
- Erin Shum for Park Board Commissioner, and
- Penny Noble;
- Christopher Richardson;
- Stacy Robertson; and
- Sandy Sharma for School Board Trustee.
These candidates join City Council candidates George Affleck, Greg Baker, Elizabeth Ball, Melissa De Genova, Ken Low, Rob McDowell, Ian Robertson, and Suzanne Scott, as well as incumbent Park Board Commissioner John Coupar and School Board Trustee Fraser Ballantye and represent the NPA’s slate of candidates for the November election.
“This slate offers voters an impressive, diverse group of people dedicated to giving back to their community,” said LaPointe. “Like me, they look forward to representing the city of Vancouver and I am excited to work with them in the coming months.”
The candidates say they look forward to an issues-focused election under Mr. LaPointe’s leadership, focused on openness and accountability of Vancouver’s civic government.
Kirk LaPointe will introduce the candidates today at 12:30 pm at Sunset Community Centre, 6810 Main St, Vancouver (access parking lot off 53rd). You are welcome to attend. This is an outdoor event behind the community centre.
Note: A podium will be provided for media microphones. There will not be a direct AV or media feed.
For candidate bios, visit npavancouver2014.ca.