Cheryl Sluis - Community First School Board Candidate

Hi I'm Cheryl Sluis

and I'm running for School Board

Meet Cheryl Sluis

Cheryl (she/her/hers) moved to New Westminster from Winnipeg about six years ago, and experienced being welcomed with open arms by the community. She hopes to apply her expertise in project management, strategic planning, and program evaluation to continue to strengthen New Westminster’s public schools. Priorities for Cheryl are infrastructure and resources to meet the needs of our growing city and welcoming classrooms for all.

In her professional life, Cheryl leads project work for an organization that supports people with disabilities. Cheryl brings a deep commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice and reconciliation and believes strongly in removing barriers that prevent people from participating and fully contributing to society.

Cheryl and her partner Debra, and their two school aged kids live in Sapperton. She enjoys running, walking their dog, Romeo, and camping throughout British Columbia. Cheryl is an active volunteer at her kids’ schools and sports teams, and a not-for-profit board member.

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