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2021 Candidate Profile - City of St. Albert Council

Telecom tech Leonard Wilkins to run for council

Telecom tech Leonard Wilkins to run for council

Wilkins said he has a strong belief in community, and would like to use his experience to help attract more business to St. Albert.
Former Morinville councillor Joseph Trapani enters St. Albert race

Former Morinville councillor Joseph Trapani enters St. Albert race

Trapani said conversations with neighbours and friends have helped inform his platform, and he hopes to address the issues that matter most to them.
Marketing manager, new resident Rachel Jones to run for council

Marketing manager, new resident Rachel Jones to run for council

Jones said, if elected, she would want to be a “positive voice” on council, and work toward pursuing accountability, inclusivity, and plan for the long term.
City councillor Sheena Hughes to run for re-election

City councillor Sheena Hughes to run for re-election

Unlike her other council counterparts, Hughes waited until the Sept. 20 deadline before declaring her intention for the Oct. 18 municipal election.
Civil engineer Gilbert Cantin to run for council

Civil engineer Gilbert Cantin to run for council

He previously ran for council in 2017. He said the issues he pursued in the previous election are still relevant this time around.
Two-time mayoral candidate Shelley Biermanski makes bid for city council

Two-time mayoral candidate Shelley Biermanski makes bid for city council

Biermanski said if elected she will strive for ensuring more input is heard on council decisions, and pursue development that will benefit residents of St. Albert.
Former councillor, Bob Russell, enters mayoral race

Former councillor, Bob Russell, enters mayoral race

Russell, who has served five terms as a city councillor, said if elected he would like to focus on transparency, cutting city spending, and increasing the number of smaller homes in St. Albert.
Former Alberta fire commissioner Kevan Jess to run for council

Former Alberta fire commissioner Kevan Jess to run for council

“I’m excited about the opportunity to work with other elected officials and administration on how we can keep the city the place that it is, as well as making it better for the future."
Alberta Hockey hall of famer Wally Popik joins race for council

Alberta Hockey hall of famer Wally Popik joins race for council

Popik said he wants to work toward increasing council transparency, and evaluate city services to assess potential avenues for cutting back on spending.
Retired contractor Isadore Peter Stoyko makes bid for council

Retired contractor Isadore Peter Stoyko makes bid for council

Stoyko said that when it comes to the city's budget, he would like to see more attention paid to distinguishing between what he described as its wants and needs.