“I believe a School Trustee should engage with students and parents, understand their needs/concerns, preserve what is successful, and advocate for change when opportune.”
Charlie has lived in greater Victoria for the past six years while owning and operating a general medical practice serving the public with community and facility health services. He has two children that attend public school in the Greater Victoria School District.
Charlie is an intelligent and practical thinker. In both his personal and professional life, he remains consistently socially engaged with the community, endeavouring to understand current events and their effects.
As Chief of Medical Staff for Saanich Peninsula Hospital preceding and during the COVID pandemic, Charlie extensively collaborated with various community groups and organizations to address critical issues affecting the public.
• accountability and transparency to the public;
• fiscal responsibility;
• access and availability to public feedback
• clean and effective communication; altruism.