CAROL LECLERC (SKEENA) - BIOGRAPHY
Carol Leclerc was born in Terrace and has lived there most of her 51 years. Carol and her husband Roger have been married for 32 years, and have three grown children, all born in Terrace, and two young grandchildren. Carol works in Human Resources at Coast Mountains School District 82 and has been with the District since 1990.
Carol has served nine years as a Terrace City Councillor, three years as Director on the Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine and three years on the executive of the Northwest Regional Hospital District, including as Chair. Her experience in local and regional government has given her a good understanding of regional issues and her many contacts still keep her current on issues.
Carol has a strong sense of community. She has contributed in many ways, from coaching five years olds in soccer, to being a director on the 2010 Terrace BC Winter Games. Serving on many committees as liaison to City Council, Carol ensured that the needs of the community were known at Council.
Carol believes in continued personal growth, not only for herself, but also in others. After she finished her last term on City Council she pursued a new goal and started a Master’s program in Professional Communication through Royal Roads University.
Carol wants to see the recent growth in economic development projects in the region continue. As an advocate for economic development when she was on City Council, and as someone who understands the benefits of a vibrant region, Carol would work hard to ensure the area pursues a diversified stable economy for the next generation.