Kristie Gomuwka will be the Alberta Party Candidate for West Yellowhead
The Alberta Party West Yellowhead Constituency is pleased to announce that Kristie Gomuwka will be the Alberta Party Candidate for West Yellowhead in the upcoming provincial election.
Kristie is a fourth generation resident of West Yellowhead living in both Edson and Whitecourt. Growing up in the area Kristie understands the importance of the natural resources industry in West Yellowhead.
“West Yellowhead is the back bone to Alberta’s natural resource industry and the gateway to the natural beauty of the Rocky Mountains. We are leaders on how to champion resource development while being active environmental stewards for future generations. I want the opportunity to advocate to protect our way of life.”
Kristie finds politics in Alberta becoming more and more divisive, and wants to bring a common sense perspective to the issues we face as Albertans.
“The decisions we make today can have long-lasting consequences. It is important that we find the balance between being financially prudent and socially responsible. Many Alberta families are struggling and we need common sense solutions and it all starts with having a strong economy. In addition, a vast majority of Albertans find themselves as being socially progressive, something the Alberta Party believes is very important.”
West Yellowhead is one of the largest and economically diverse constituencies in the province. elected, Kristie would focus on:
Reducing rural crime. Job and economic growth.
· Protection of natural resource industry.
· Ensuring the rural communities have a voice.
· Increased focus on tourism for the area.
Kristie currently resides in Edson with her husband, Kevin, and her daughter, Keira, who just entered grade 9. Kristie has been an avid volunteer organizing numerous events in the community, and currently works as a social worker since 1993. She was also named Citizen of the Year in 2013 by the Edson & District Chamber of Commerce.