The Vancouver Centre Riding Association is pleased to announce that Jennifer Clarke will be running in the May 2 election.
A long-time Vancouver resident and public figure Jennifer Clarke understands what is important for Vancouver Centre. Ms. Clarke was a three term member of Vancouver City Council from 1993 to 2002 and a candidate for mayor in the 2002 Vancouver civic election.
“ I am pleased to be running as a the Conservative candidate in Vancouver Centre,” stated Jennifer Clarke, “The Harper Government has led Canada through the last few years and I am proud to be a Conservative and I believe that it’s time for Vancouver Centre to have an MP at the Government table”.
Jennifer Clarke is an experienced businesswoman and civic leader with an international educational and professional background. Since 2003, she has been President of JPC Strategies Ltd. providing project management, communications and policy advice to a diverse range of clients. Previously she was an instructor with the University of British Columbia, and a journalist and producer with CBC and PBS television.
Jennifer was a three-term member of Vancouver City Council from 1993 to 2002 and a candidate for mayor in the 2002 Vancouver civic election. She was also a member of the Greater Vancouver Regional District and TransLink Boards. During her political career, she sat on and chaired numerous committees of city council and the regional district.
Her community work has included serving on the Advisory Board of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions at UBC, on the Executive of the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C., on the Board of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation co-chairing its Breast Cancer Summit, as vice chair of the board of the Canadian Women’s Voters Congress and its Women’s Campaign School, and as a Trustee of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Born and raised in Vancouver – Jennifer and her husband have 3 grown children.