Kuldeep Singh. Submitted photo

Kuldeep Singh adds his name to Abbotsford school board race

Singh is a mortgage consultant with volunteer experience in a variety sectors

Another new face is making a bid for the Abbotsford’s school board in the upcoming local elections.

Kuldeep Singh is a mortgage consultant in Abbotsford currently working for the Dominion Lending Centres – Sandhu & Sran Mortgages, and has an education at the Sauder School of Business at the University of B.C., Canadian Securities Institute, Assiniboine Community College (ACC) and Humber College.

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In announcing his election bid, Singh said he is a parent with “real-world experience in education and business” and that he wants “to make a positive difference to our children’s learning.”

“As a parent, Kuldeep hopes to make positive differences in the Abbotsford School District in order to ensure that children have access to innovative and enriched learning opportunities, and that schools are seen as family-friendly community resources that strengthen neighbourhoods in our community,” a press release said.

“Education is everyone’s business — whether or not you have school-aged children.”

Singh’s press release also noted work experience with Scotiabank and First West Credit Union in small business and financial advising, adding that he “brings a wealth of knowledge through his volunteer positions.”

Among those positions, Singh lists Abbotsford Emergency Social Services, ambassador for ACC Ambassadors’ Club, vice president of ACC Students’ Association and president of the Punjabi Cultural Association of Brandon, Man.

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