For City Councillor
City of Red Deer
Husband Dad Son and Neighbor. Values the Family. First lived in Red Deer 2007. Business owner. Alberta Physiotherapist. Management training. MSc. Public Health University of London 2015. Culturally humble; thoughtful & diligent listener. Change agent: led Rehabilitation Medicine depts. Immigrated to Canada 2005. Worked with children and seniors. Volunteers Ministries’ Soup Kitchen & at Home Church. Founded & operated Street Clinic Centre non-profit. Brings collaboratively calm voice of reason.
|Social Issues: togetherness||Determined to foster programs and community initiatives that support the spirit of community and camaraderie amongst Red Deerians. This includes support for family-based & mental health related initiatives.|
|Hospital Expansion||Working with the province to urgently heed the voice of my colleagues in the healthcare community on the urgent need for expansion of the Red Deer Regional Hospital that includes a regional cardiac catheterization center is key.|
|Effectively ending Homelessness||Working to establish proper and adequate permanent homeless shelter(s) in the city. I will be supporting collaboration between RD businesses, RD Primary Care Network and Non-profit/Social agencies to find viable and durable solutions.|
|Seniors’ & Youth empowerment/engagement||We must strengthen the voices of seniors and the youth and seek to include the wisdom of ALL Red Deerians in city running. This includes recent immigrants. Urgently create a voluntary Vulnerable Population Registry.|
|City economy and local businesses||Revitalizing city's post-pandemic economy through support for local businesses: working hard to find innovative and creative ways to improve and restore economy. To become more productive as a city- resourcing & supporting local businesses is start.|
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