Member at Large

It was NDP policies on women’s equality, child care and the environment that motivated school teacher Mary Annis to get involved with the NDP in Brandon, Manitoba.  While there she was appointed by the NDP government in power to both the provincial schools finance board and a community college board and has been chair of…

Member at Large - Youth Designate

Lexy is a 13-year-old student at Quamichan School who has been exposed to the NDP party for many years. She developed her interest in politics two years ago with youth mock elections in elementary school. At school, she has participated in political debates,engaged local representatives during campaigns, and attended the legislature in Victoria multiple times;…

Communications and Media

Jules is an openly disabled gay and trans man who has a lot of experience with just how exclusive our society is and how difficult it is to be LGBTQ, especially in the Cowichan Valley. He recognizes that the NDP has been making a good effort to more inclusive, but honestly, there is still a…

Member at Large

Justin is a 30-year-old North Cowichan resident, technology entrepreneur, gold miner/prospector, and a philanthropist along with a pocket full of hope and the dream of being a Civil Engineer. His interests include sports, history, law/justice, politics, business, economics, real estate, environment, mining, engineering, technology innovation and lifelong learning while spending time with family and friends.…

Member at Large

Growing up in an isolated mining town in Northeastern Manitoba, Faye’s first contact with politics as a fifteen year old was when her father took her to a CCF campaign meeting. When the local United Church minister was fired for trying to organize a union—there were mine managers on the church board, the church was…

Member at Large

Darryl has lived on Vancouver Island most of his life. Born in Victoria, he spent time as a child in Campbell River before finally ending up in the Cowichan Valley. He grew up in a family of progressives and has always held the values of the New Democratic Party close to his heart. Darryl left…

Member at Large

Jennifer Hermary is a proud resident of the Cowichan Valley who became interested in politics during the completion of her degree in Criminology at Vancouver Island University. In 2013, she started working for Jean Crowder. After the 2015 election, she was pleased to accept a position as the Community Outreach Coordinator for MP Alistair MacGregor.…

Member at Large

Tom Harkins has been a member of the NDP for 35 years and has served on either the Federal or Provincial executives (currently both) since 1987. Tom has organized the signs and sign crews for countless Federal and Provincial elections. After 40 years in the forest industry as an IWA Steelworker, Tom adopted a second…

Volunteer Events Coordinator

Leanne Finlayson is totally immersed in NDP politics as a constituency assistant to Alistair McGregor, MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford; life partner to Doug Routley, MLA for Nanaimo-North Cowichan; Vice-President of the Cowichan Valley BC NDP Constituency Association; and volunteer events coordinator for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford NDP EDA. Still, Leanne finds time for her family Matthew, Brooklynne, and Maddy;…

Financial Agent

Sue became involved in politics later than most of her colleagues on the Executive of the Cowichan-Malahat-Langford (CML) Federal NDP. Toronto born, educated at Western and Carleton Universities, she moved with her son and husband to a lovely spot on the island 20 years ago and has since become involved in a number of community…