Olga was appointed to the Environmental Advisory Committee last January, and she is the founding president of Esquimalt Community Gardens Society. She joined Esquimalt Residents Association and Esquimalt Neighbourhood House Society as a board member last fall to foster a healthy and vibrant community. Olga developed and co-facilitated a community kitchen program for Aboriginal families at risk and empowered participants by improving access to affordable and healthy food choices. Olga believes in public service and for the past two years she has worked in the Esquimalt- Juan de Fuca Constituency office assisting constituents with federal matters. Olga graduated from the University of Victoria and is a native speaker of three languages. She is 27 years old and lives with her husband in the Viewfield area.
Why should I vote for you?
Esquimalt is my home. I plan to raise my family here, so I have a keen interest in keeping our community prosperous, inviting and safe. I care about our community, and I will bring that dedication to Esquimalt council.
Your main goal if elected?
I believe that thriving businesses, environmental integrity and economic sustainability are necessary to make our community attractive to new developments and residents. If elected, my promise is to work with community groups, businesses, developers, individuals and families to make our community the best place to live, work and play.