Mayor Candidate: James Baker running for re-election

District of Lake Country: Baker, James - Mayor Candidate

James Baker was born in Lytton BC, has a BA (Honours) degree in Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology and an MA degree in Archaeology from SFU.

He taught anthropology and archaeology at Okanagan College and OUC  from 1974 until  2000. James was named Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at OUC in 2000 and at UBCO in 2007.

James and his wife Anita moved to Winfield in 1976.

James was a strong supporter of incorporation and was an advocate of the ward system which assures neighbourhood representation on council.

James believes municipal government must focus on service. All constituents must be treated fairly, respectfully, efficiently and courteously.

Baker has been Lake Country mayor for three terms.

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