Saanich council candidate Colin Plant.

Council candidate: Colin Plant

District of Saanich: Colin Plant, council candidate

  • Oct. 17, 2014 12:00 p.m.

Name: Colin Plant

Age: 42

Occupation: Teacher, Claremont secondary.

Describe your relevant background:

-Currently President of the Royal Oak Community Association.

-Served on 3 different Saanich Advisory Councils

-4 years as President of the BC Drama Educators Association.

-Currently 2nd Vice-President of the Saanich Teachers Association.

-Master’s Degree in Leadership Studies from UVic.

My training as a teacher has helped me to develop the ability to see potential in students.  I see this skill as very useful when thinking of Saanich.  I believe we have the potential to be the greatest community in Canada to live in.  We just need to tap into the our greatest resource; the citizens of Saanich.

How would you be a beneficial voice on Saanich council?

Every successful organization needs an injection of new ideas and energy periodically in order to stay relevant and vital.  I believe Saanich council needs this injection of new voices in the election of 2014.  I would like to be a new councillor that brings energy, humility, and a desire to connect with and serve residents on Saanich council.

What is your campaign slogan or guiding principle?

“Let’s make Saanich the greatest and greenest place to live in Canada.”

Website: colinplant.com

Facebook: facebook.com/ColinPlant2014

Twitter: @ColinPlant2014

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