23 candidates in running for Surrey school board

SURREY – The nomination period is now closed for the civic election on Nov. 15 and there are officially 23 candidates running for one of six school Surrey school trustee positions.


The seventh position on the Surrey Board of Education is reserved for a White Rock-elected trustee, as the Surrey School District also includes White Rock. In White Rock, incumbent trustee Laurae McNally has won by acclamation.


The rest of the Surrey school trustee candidates are as follows: Terry Allen (incumbent, Surrey First), Balraj Atwal, Rayman Bhuller, Sukhy Dhillon, Rina Diaz, Charlene Dobie (incumbent), Patricia Enair, Sikandar Hayat, Bob Holmes (Surrey First), Nicole Joliet, Laurie Larsen (incumbent, Surrey First), David Matta, Niovi Patsicakis, Kirsty Peterson, Baljit Sabharwal, Sara Sharma, Jonathan Silveira, Harman Singh, Forrest Smith, Julie Tapley, Garry Thind (Surrey First), Gary Tymoschuk (Surrey First) and Shawn Wilson (incumbent, Surrey First).

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