Election 2015: Meet the candidates—Dan Albas

Dan Albas is running for the Conservative Party in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding.

Dan Albas

Age: 38

Occupation: Member of Parliament

Family: Married with four daughters.

Place of birth: Victoria.

Education background: Graduated from Penticton Secondary, ran a small business for 15 years, currently working towards a BA of Finance through distance education.

Past political experience: Former Penticton city councillor.

Community organization membership affiliations: Former campaign chair of the United Way of the South Okanagan-Similkameen, former BC Chamber of Commerce director, Rotarian.

Why you would be an effective MP:  One of the only MPs in 41st Parliament to pass an inter-provincial trade Bill with unanimous support. Recognized as one of 5 MPs in Canada with perfect vote attendance record. Consistently one of B.C.’s lowest spending MP and one of first to call for gold plated MP pension plan reform.