The Executive Committee of the Liberal Party of Canada’s South Okanagan-West Kootenay Riding will hold nominating meetings on Saturday, July 26 to appoint a candidate in the next federal election. Federal Liberal Party members from the riding will have an opportunity to acclaim the candidacy of Connie Denesiuk.
To accommodate the far flung members of the large new riding there will be two meetings that day, the first at 10:00 a.m. in Rossland. The meeting will take place at the Red Mountain Resort Day Lodge at 4300 Red Mountain Road. The second meeting will be held in the Atrium at the Ramada Inn Penticton at 1050 Eckhart Avenue West at 4:00 p.m., to be followed by a wine and cheese gathering.
Connie Denesiuk grew up and was educated in the South Okanagan. She served for 19 years as a trustee on the Okanagan Skaha School Board and she is a past President of the B.C. School Trustees Association. Currently, she is Vice Chair of the Okanagan College Board of Governors. She is also a director of both the Summerland Chamber of Commerce and the Summerland Credit Union. Connie is a partner with her husband Bob in a construction business. They have four children and three grandchildren.