Shaunda has been a resident of Anmore for 7 years. Together, with her husband, they have 5 children who have attended public, private and French Immersion schools in the lower mainland over a period of 25 years. Currently their youngest child is a Port Moody high-school student and they also have 2 children studying at university.
General Voting Day is Saturday, October 20, 2018 in the City of Port Moody. Qualified electors will vote for one mayor, six councillors, and two school trustees for a four-year term.
On October 20, polls will be open from 8am to 8pm at the following locations: Port Moody Recreation Complex (300 Ioco Road), Kyle Centre (125 Kyle Street), Heritage Mountain Community Centre (200 Panorama Place), and Glenayre Community Centre (492 Glencoe Drive). Advance polls will be open from 8am to 8pm on Wednesday, October 10 and Saturday, October 13 in the Parkview Room at Port Moody City Hall (100 Newport Drive).
Visit portmoody.ca/vote for more information.
THE ISSUES AT HAND
Shaunda’s experience navigating her way as a parent through different educational models allows her to understand the complexities schools are currently facing. Impressed by the delivery of education in SD43, Shaunda is keen to become actively involved in bringing grass root parent concerns to the table and be a representative for the larger family of parents and students, ensuring all voices are heard.
Shaunda is a passionate advocate for Children & Families and has been actively involved in PACs for 13 years, with experience working with senior school administration.
Shaunda’s focus would be as a School Trustee is to ensure effective communication channels exist, and work, for all families and especially those facing the challenging issues of bullying, mental health concerns, substance abuse and addiction. Shaunda is committed to ensuring that voices are not only heard but acted upon as well, with an emphasis on early mediation and the implementation of educational programmes reacting in a timely and sensitive manner.
Shaunda is excited for the opportunity to serve the community of SD43 as a School Trustee; it would be such a privilege.