SURREY B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is pleased to announce the nomination of its candidate for Surrey-Whalley, Rita Fromholt. Fromholt has a diverse background in strategic planning, project management and communications in the non-profit, education and private sectors.
“I believe it’s time for concerned citizens across the province to step up and become more directly involved in shaping our political future,” said Fromholt. “For some, like myself, this means running for political office. No longer should we passively accept to be governed by parties funded by big corporations whose primary aim is short term profits at the expense of longer term community and environmental well-being. I am honored and proud to be nominated to run for the B.C. Greens in Surrey-Whalley, an area where I grew up, and an area with tremendous potential to be an affordable and sustainable community.”
Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcomed Fromholt’s nomination.
“Rita is an wonderful candidate and a welcome addition to the B.C. Green team,” said Weaver. “She has worked collaboratively with many different political initiatives and community organizations in environmental sustainability. She embodies our values of participatory democracy, social justice and sustainability. Rita will be an exceptional MLA for Surrey-Whalley.”
Please see http://www.bcgreens.ca/candidate_nominations for a full list of the party’s nomination contestants and candidates to date.
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For Rita Fromholt and B.C. Green Party
Jillian Oliver, Press Secretary
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