Occupation: business analyst
Coquitlam resident for: 11 years
Campaign funding: self-funded
Previous community service: ran for council in 2008 to stop a CUPE manipulation of council with respect to garbage service
Name the two most important issues facing the city of Coquitlam?
Affordable housing. Trans Mountain Pipeline
If elected, what steps would you take to improve housing affordability in Coquitlam?
Lobby for a vacant property tax increase if homes are vacant and not rented.
What do you hope to accomplish as a city councillor?
I want to release the hidden housing and rental market through property taxes.
How can Coquitlam attract employment opportunities so residents can work in the same community where they live?
Promote remote work and business centres.