Jim Cessford introduces his ‘Independents Working For You’ as strong, qualified team for October 20 election

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Independent working for you teamDelta: ‘Independents Working For You’ has fielded a strong team of candidates for Mayor, Council and School Board positions in the upcoming municipal election. The slate’s core values of Integrity, Leadership, Community and Inclusivity will serve Delta well for the next four years.

Jim Cessford for Mayor: Jim devoted himself to serving Delta as our Chief of Police for 20 years. Jim offers Delta community-based leadership with integrity, the ability to work collaboratively and a proven track record of putting people first.

Jeannie Kanakos for Council: Jeannie’s professional experience in community development and negotiations has made her an effective three-term Councillor. Passionate about our quality of life in Delta, Jeannie is known for doing her homework and for working collaboratively to find solutions.

Bruce McDonald for Council: Bruce is an effective and responsive councillor with incisive analytical skills and deep knowledge of Delta’s local history and issues. For over 30 years, Bruce has been serving and advocating for our community.

Sandeep Pandher for Council: A professional project manager, Sandeep is dedicated to listening actively, taking ideas to action, and delivering tangible results. Sandeep’s focus is keeping Deltans moving, building a family-friendly city and accelerating our leadership on environment and climate action.

Garry Shearer for Council: Garry has a record of success in hi-tech start-ups in Delta. His commitment to community includes securing the Hospice property as President of the Delta Hospice Society and enhancing our community as President of Tsawwassen Rotary and Governor of Rotary in BC.

Laura Dixon for School Trustee: A 20-year advocate for Delta’s children, youth and families, Laura has served as a School Trustee for three terms and as Board Chair for the past 5 years. Laura works hard to create an atmosphere that supports innovative teaching and student success.

Nick Kanakos for School Trustee: Nick is a retired Delta teacher and has served seven years as a Delta School Board Trustee. He understands the education system from the inside out. Nick provides the experience and leadership that ensures a high-quality education for Delta students.

Joe Muego for School Trustee: An Architect, Joe brings both a professional and parent lens to Delta School District. Joe is a long-time parent leader in the Delta School District having served as a PAC Chair and now Executive Delta District Parent Advisory Council Chair.