Michelle Young for Chestermere Council in 2017


PRESERVING OUR ROOTS

Building our Future

It's Time for Change

Having the opportunity to serve the residents of Chestermere as a member of city council would be an incredible honour.  Chestermere has had many wonderful changes over the years but has also had its' share of struggles and growing pains along the way.  

With a rapid growth rate, Chestermere is no longer the sleepy lake village it once was, however its residents continue to have that small town feel of community.   Given the opportunity to serve Chestermere residents, a few of my priorities would be:

Many of us agree that we would like to see a pause put on residential development and focus on diversifying our tax base and sustaining the residents that are currently here before increasing our population

GOAL #3

 We all want Chestermere to be somewhere that young people come to, or those that were raised here,  stay to raise their families, live, work and can grow old here.  That being said I would like to see the following included for discussion:

  • a living facility for seniors
  • more things for our youth and young adults to do
  • less focus on retailers and more on sustainable businesses that can employ our residents and keep them in our community

GOAL #2

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My Biography

Michelle Young was born and raised in Calgary, AB where she graduated from high school and S.A.I.T. with a certificate in business administration.  

Her career has placed her in strong administrative roles in many industries including finance, leasing and telecommunications.  Michelle's time as the reporter for the Chestermere Anchor City News gave her an in-depth look at the operations of Chestermere and an increased passion for her community.  

Currently working in the telecommunications industry, Michelle is a partner at UnitedCloud and guides the team of 10 talented employees, working with over 70 partners across Canada in the delivery of leading edge business communication services to some of Canada's largest employers.

Alongside a busy professional life, Michelle is equally proud of the large family that she and her husband, Keith, have built.  Living in Chestermere for almost 15 years, Michelle has developed strong ties to the community and has served in many volunteer capacities over the years including:

  • Chestermere Lions Club
  • Chestermere Therapy Dogs Society
  • Synergy
  • Chestermere Planning Commission
  • Lemonade Day Committee
  • Chestermere Woman's Conference Committee
  • World's Longest Hockey Game
  • and has even been seen serving up pie with the Whitecappers on occasion and at other community events.

ELECTION DATE

Monday, October 16 2017

© 2017 Michelle Young

(403) 470-1502 michelleyoungforchestermere@gmail.com

"Chestermere is a beautiful place to call home, but we need to ensure it's residents are connected, provided for and given the opportunity to grow old here.  The time is now to preserve our roots and build our future"

Our first task with a new council should be a thorough look at city spending, ensuring that city projects are done in appropriate priority and on a necessity basis -- with strict budgets and honest time frames

GOAL #1

PRESERVING OUR ROOTS

Building our Future

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