Greg Russell's Biography

GREG RUSSELL – Representing Area 2

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Greg Russell has been a Sunshine Coast resident since 1996.  As "The Gentleman Gardener," he has received many awards for his landscaping and gardening work since entering the trade in 1986.

His community service work on the Sunshine Coast includes serving nine years on the Parent Advisory Councils at Roberts Creek Elementary and at Elphinstone Secondary Schools. Greg has been a director on the Gibsons/Elphinstone Community School Council since 2001. He has been Chair of the Sunshine Coast Youth Action and Awareness Committee since 2003. He has been a "KidSport BC" Community Champion for the past five years. His service to our community was recognized by the Town of Gibsons in 2007 and he was nominated for a B.C. Community Achievement Award in 2013.

First elected to the Board of Education in 2002, Greg was re-elected in 2005, 2008, 2011 and again in 2014. He served as Board Chair in 2006 and 2007. He continues to be a strong advocate for the education and wellbeing of the children of our community

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