I have years of experience collaborating with people in government and business in this community. I want to use that experience to help my community thrive in the years ahead. Together, we need to make good decisions now to ensure a bright and prosperous future for all Waterloo residents.
Cities have a central role to play in combatting climate change. I’ve spent a lot of time and energy working on climate action strategies at the city level, together with others from around the world. I look forward to bringing what I have learned to Council.
Our past informs our future. Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract — land that was granted to the Haudenosaunee of the Six Nations of the Grand River and is within the territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabe, and Haudenosaunee peoples.
I am inspired by the Dish with One Spoon Treaty that governs the shared territory of the Great Lakes Region in Southwestern Ontario. It asks that we take only what we need, leave some for others and keep the dish clean.