Friday, October 9, 2009

MLA: Guy Gentner

Photo of MLADear Father, Thank you for men like Guy Gentner who are called by the public (and You) to serve as a political leader for an area of our great Province. As Guy lives in the calling you've place on his life, please minister in his life, in his family, his wife Shirley and their two children. As he works on behalf of Delta North, grant him wisdom, stamina, resources that help him to be the best he can be and enhances the lifestyle of the residents of Delta North that he has been elected to represent. Please give him favor in the legislature and within the party that he's a member of. Let Delta North be known as a safe, family oriented community that loves the environment and works for the justice of everyone. Father, let Guy be given the privilege of leading us into that vision. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen

Guy Gentner was re-elected as the MLA for Delta North on May 12, 2009. He was first elected to the Legislature May 17, 2005.
Guy serves as opposition critic for Intergovernmental Relations.
Guy Gentner served as a Delta Councillor from 1999 to 2005. As chair of the Delta Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission, Guy re-organized the department to include a significant capitalization program for parks, recreation and the arts.
Guy’s efforts as chair of the commission were instrumental in the delivery of an enhanced Sun God Aquatic Centre, Mackie Park Artificial Turf Field, improvements to the Watershed Park and the new Fire Hall Centre for the Arts.
Guy also chaired Delta’s Planning and Environment Committee and Traffic and Safety Committee and served on many municipal committees including Finance, Foreshore and Harbours, Tour de Delta, and the GVRD’s Parks Committee. Guy’s community involvement consists of Delta’s Heritage Advisory Commission, Delta’s Board of Variance and the Delta Arts Council.
Guy helped form the North Delta/Newton Public Hospital Society, and is also a past president of the North Delta Ratepayers Association and former vice-president of the Burns Bog Conservation Society.
Through the mayor’s bog task force, Guy contributed to the negotiating process that helped public purchase of Burns Bog.
Guy graduated from Simon Fraser University, drove a bus for many years, fly fishes and is an advocate for outdoor recreation.

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