About Char­lene Sud­brink

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• Birth­date — May 11, 1967;

• Fam­ily — mother, Mar­garet (Bow­man) Bavis; step­fa­ther, Herb Bavis from Fresh­wa­ter; part­ner, David Rodgers; son, David, age 31;

• Birth­place — New York;

• Re­sides — Fresh­wa­ter, moved to Car­bon­ear when she was two;

• Ed­u­ca­tion — com­pleted high school at the for­mer St. Clare’s in Car­bon­ear; com­pleted a cer­tifi­cate in stenog­ra­phy at Col­lege of the North At­lantic; has done cour­ses at Me­mo­rial Univer­sity of New­found­land; com­pleted a pot­tery pro­duc­tion course with Sid Butt from Car­bon­ear, grad­u­at­ing third in her class; com­pleted cour­ses with the pro­vin­cial gov­ern­ment craft di­vi­sion;

• Oc­cu­pa­tion — works with the New­found­land Liquor Corp.; owns a pot­tery busi­ness called Plank Lane Pot­tery since 1995;

• Po­lit­i­cal ex­pe­ri­ence — spent four years on the lo­cal ser­vice dis­trict com­mit­tee of Fresh­wa­ter, Con­cep­tion Bay;

• Po­lit­i­cal party — NDP;

• In­ter­est­ing facts about Char­lene — Her fa­ther was an Amer­i­can navy of­fi­cer who met his mother while vis­it­ing Car­bon­ear; she was a mem­ber of the Car­bon­ear her­itage as­so­ci­a­tion that helped fight to keep the train sta­tion in its cur­rent place; once worked with an or­ga­ni­za­tion that taught peo­ple with my­otonic dys­tro­phy how to do pot­tery.

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