What I bring to the table is 40 years of business experience in various technology fields, including an aerospace company, four software companies and now my own business.
A longstanding member of Penticton Writers And Publishers, I have also served on the Penticton and District Community Arts Council board. Unimpressed with the current situation at city hall, which is in desperate need of another core services review, I believe I can do better.
My number one issue is the lack of long-term, year-round, high-paying jobs, city hall excluded. I would propose/support initiatives that elevate the standard of living. We need more businesses that can offer our young people enough to stay and raise their families.
With our new WestJet link to Calgary, the fruit on the other side of the mountains is ripe for picking. We must demonstrating that Penticton is open for business.
Local business owner David Korinetz has also announced his intention to seek a spot on council.
He said in a press release he “considers himself to be a voice for public safety, the arts and sustainable prosperity in our community.”
The owner of Red Tuque books has diverse work experience that includes volunteer firefighting, aircraft maintenance and computer programming.
He’s also a director on the board of the Penticton and District Community Arts Council and a member of Penticton Writers and Publishers. Korinetz invites anyone who wants to learn more about him to stop by his office at 6 – 477 Martin Street, open Monday to Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.