ELECT FOR SCHOOL BOARD
Gwen Giesbrecht is a small business owner and the parent of a school-aged child. As a member of the Vancouver District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) executive for the past five years, serving two years as Chairperson, Giesbrecht understands the critical issues facing the district.
Giesbrecht has always been a passionate advocate for public education. “My interest in the School Board comes out of participation,” says Giesbrecht.
“Involvement in these issues informs people, and being informed leads to an opportunity for increased engagement. That’s how I see us strengthening public education. We need to get as many people involved and informed. Not just parents with school aged children, but everyone that values strong communities with strong young citizens. When everyone supports schools and learning, we come together as whole communities and that’s how you build a Vancouver for everyone.”
Giesbrecht is a long time resident of East Vancouver.
You can follow her on twitter @GwenGiesbrecht