Actual Property Agent And Pastor Proclaims Intent To Run For Abbotsford Council Seat

The sphere of candidates for metropolis council in Abbotsford continues to develop.

Reann Gasper has introduced her intention to run within the Oct. 15 municipal election.

Gasper is a licensed actual property agent with the Higher Vancouver Actual Property Board and holds a diploma in inside design from Lasalle Faculty. Moreover, she has studied and obtained a bachelor of arts in Christian ministry, a diploma in worship and artistic arts and a certificates in pastoral counselling.

In her launch to the media this week, Gasper stated her marketing campaign will likely be grounded in her dedication to neighborhood, and lists her three priorities if elected.

The primary precedence, she stated, is “sustaining ahead momentum with the 2022 Homelessness Motion Plan and its efforts to serve all Abbotsford residents by specializing in the wants of these with out housing or in menace of shedding housing.”

She additionally desires to see extra long-term supportive housing and senior amenities inside the neighborhood, and desires to commit “to make sure ladies, notably these in danger together with single-parents, are supported with a extra engaged set of neighborhood providers.”

“As a profitable small enterprise proprietor, realtor {and professional}, I imagine all of us have an ethical obligation to assist susceptible residents,” she stated. “The delight of our metropolis is in being generally known as a caring neighborhood and a secure place to name residence, due to this fact we have to pay explicit consideration to these amongst us who’ve been marginalized.”

She stated she deliver a “sense of urgency and understanding that the options to our social and financial issues begin on the native stage.”

Her resume lists former positions as a pastor at numerous church buildings in Alberta and one in Australia, and till this yr, as an EA with the Abbotsford college district.

Gasper desires to listen to from residents, by way of textual content/cellphone at 778-982-0160 or by e-mail at [email protected].

On the time she introduced her intention to run, there have been at the least 10 different candidates who’ve introduced they intend to run for Abbotsford council. They’re Dao Tran, Tom Norton, Les Barkman, Bharathi Sandhu, Steve Pimm, Alex Mitchell, Dave Sidhu, Simon Gibson, Patricia Driessen and Dave Loewen.

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