Gregory Hartnell, a many-time candidate for Council in the City of Victoria, member of the Concerned Citizens’ Coalition, is one of eleven Candidates for Oak Bay Council… Hazel Braithwaite, Nils Jensen, 2 incumbent Councillors seek to fill Liberal Causton’s mayoral seat

Oak Bay News – News
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  • Candidates finalized: 13 names on Oak Bay elector’s ballot
By Erin Cardone – Oak Bay News
Published: October 14, 2011 5:00 PM
Updated: October 14, 2011 5:24 PM

Voters have several choices to wade through as the countdown to the municipal election of Nov. 19 officially began.

Eleven people seek spots on the six-seat council for Oak Bay, including three incumbent councillors and eight non-elected names on the ballot.

Two additional incumbents are racing for the mayor’s seat. They are current councillors Hazel Braithwaite and Nils Jensen.

The deadline for candidates to file their nomination papers with the municipality closed at 4 p.m. today (Oct. 14).

Seeking council positions are:

Corey Burger

A council hopeful in the 2008 election, but last-place finisher. He is an events manager and a University of Victoria student of urban geography.

Bill Carver

Victoria police officer

Pam Copley

Oak Bay councillor since 2005, member of the Greater Victoria Public Library board, the CRD arts committee and the Royal and McPherson Theatres Society

Cairine Green

Current North Saanich councillor, former parole officer, educational counsellor, policy analyst for the Advanced Education Ministry and former divorce counsellor

Gregory Hartnell

A many-time candidate for council in the City of Victoria, member of the Concerned Citizens’ Coalition

John Herbert

Oak Bay councillor since 1999, liaison to the Oak Bay Business Improvement Association and the Oak Bay Tourism Committee, member of the CRD core area liquid waste management committee

Michelle Kirby

Candidate in 2008, executive with the Community Association of Oak Bay

Colleen Kirkpatrick

No information available.

Kevin Murdoch

Business owner, son of Oak Bay Marina and Oak Bay Tea Party founder George Murdoch

Tara Ney

Oak Bay councillor since 2008, member of the Oak Bay Heritage Foundation, the Family Court committee and the CRD solid waste advisory committee

Susan Woods

Candidate in the 2010 City of Victoria by-election, Victoria resident,

Vying for the mayor’s seat are:

Hazel Braithwaite

Councillor since 2005, member of the Oak Bay child and youth committee, liaison to the parks and recreation commission, member of the community initiatives committee

Nils Jensen

Councillor since 1996, serves on the secondary suites review committee, member of the CRD water supply commission, Capital Region Emergency Services Telecommunications Corporation board member, liaison to the Greater Victoria school district and UVic

ecardone@vicnews.com

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