Rob Kirkham 

Squamish candidate profile


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Occupations: Bank Manager/District of Squamish Councilor.

Furthest place travelled? Longreach, Queensland Australia

Describe yourself in five words or less: Curious, balanced, reliable, caring & thoughtful

What is something people would be surprised to learn about you? I love canoeing, sailing, hiking and biking but the most exciting was skydiving.

Profile Questions:
What do you see as the top election issues? Electing a Mayor that has experience in leadership, community involvement and is capable of running a $30 million budget customer service enterprise and uniting the diverse groups and organizations that make up Squamish.

What would you do to enhance the environment for business? Continue with Service Squamish Initiative and move the leadership team to using a more customer service, advisory & coaching approach. Help the BIA & Downtown by implement the streetscapes plan, develop the Oceanfront & increase residential density downtown.

Give an example of a difficult situation you have overcome.

Facing a catastrophic occasion in my sail boat, I was able to overcome it by relying on my training, experiences, self confidence, and reaching out to others for help.

Where should people go to get more information about you?, email:, Twitter: @Robkirkham2011 and Facebook: Rob Kirkham for Squamish Mayor


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