Candidate Information Session

Posted: Aug 11, 2022      |      By: Communications

Candidate Information Session

Posted: Aug 11, 2022   |   By: Communications

Tofino Election: Candidate Information Session

When: Tuesday, August 16, 5-7 PM

Where: Tofino Council Chambers | Online via Zoom

The Candidate Information Session is an in-person and electronic (hybrid) meeting where interested candidates for the election can learn about the roles, responsibilities and important new regulations in regard to becoming an elected official in British Columbia.

This session is highly recommended for anyone who is considering running in the Tofino election for Mayor, Councillor or School District 70 Trustee.

The Candidate Information session will have the following speakers/presenters:

  • Allison Habkirk, BA, MA (Planning), MPA, MCIP has over thirty years of experience in local government as a professional, elected official (Mayor and Councillor), and educator.  Allison is a Registered Planner who has worked as a staff planner, consultant and trainer for local governments, the Province of BC, and the Local Government Management Association. She is the author of several publications on local government topics and maintains a keen interest in leadership development, elected official and staff training, strategic planning, and small town planning. Ms. Habkirk is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria, and an Instructor with Capilano University.  She also served as Program Manager for the Local Government Leadership Academy (LGLA).
  • Wendy Thomson, Chief Election Officer – Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (Speaking to the ACRD and School District 70 elections)
  • Nikki Best , Chief Election Officer – District of Tofino

Register to attend the Candidate Information Session by emailing ac.onifot@noitcele

Register to attend via zoom.