In Dialogue With Minister Fassbender
Minister Peter Fassbender serves as MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood and Minister of Community, Sport, Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for Translink. He has been a valued member of his community, working to stregnthen cultural diversity and enact positive change over his many years of service.
We interviewed the Minister about his political philosophy, the joys of working in diverse communities, and making the journey with his wife always by his side. You can watch our video interview below.
The Minister has been "recognized as a leader in his community and the region and was recently awarded a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal.
In his business career Peter worked in radio and television as well as a number of other communications fields. For 29 years in his career he was a partner and senior executive with DDB Canada (formerly Palmer Jarvis), one of Canada’s largest and most successful marketing and communications firms. In that capacity he dealt with both public and private sector clients at the local, national, and international levels. A major focus of his private sector career was social marketing campaigns including smoking cessation projects for Health Canada and international marketing activities for Industry Canada.
Peter and his wife Charlene have been married for 49 years; they have two adult sons and three grandchildren. Peter and his wife were both raised in Surrey and are still active members of their community." - Source: Today's BC Liberals
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