Sara McCleary

Sara McCleary is the Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator at St. Vincent Place and a reporter and columnist for Sault This Week. She completed an BA in History at Algoma University, an MA in History at Queen's University, and a Business Foundations Certificate at Sault College. Sara volunteers with a number of organizations including Refugee705, La'ad Canada, the Municipal Heritage Committee, and her own nonprofit called We've Got This. She is the proud mother of a five-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, and has been happily married for almost twelve years. Sara is running to be elected councillor of Ward 4 in Sault Ste Marie, ON.

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Stacy Wight

Born and raised in Kirkland Lake, Stacy Wight has been involved in her community since high school, currently sitting on the Museum of Northern History Advisory Committee, Teck Centennial Library Board, Ducks Unlimited Planning Committee and volunteer for Tim Horton's Camp Day and Kabaret Charitable Foundation. Stacy's been involved in local politics since the 2014 election and has spent the last 4 years educating herself in all facets municipal governance. Stacy is running for municipal council for Kirkland Lake, ON.

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Deb McIntosh

As the current Greater Sudbury Ward 9 councillor, Deb McIntosh has demonstrated over the past four years that she works effectively with residents, business and community groups, and all levels of government to get things done. Deb extended the fiscal responsibility and high achievement level she demonstrated during her career in Sudbury as an accountant, community volunteer and Executive Director of Rainbow Routes Association into her work as a councillor. Deb capably demonstrated her ability to identify and troubleshoot critical issues as chair of the Planning and Audit Committees and vice chair of the Finance Committee. A resident of Ward 9 for 25 years, Deb is married to retired music educator Ralph McIntosh. Deb trained to become an accountant but more importantly Deb is by nature a caring mom, grandmother, daughter and friend to many. She also hopes to include a Labrador retriever in her family circle at some point in her future.

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Heather Garbutt

Heather Garbutt was raised in Sudbury and left to pursue a degree in Fisheries Biology from the University of Guelph. She also completed a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. She is a career public servant with the last 15 years being spent with the Ministry of Transportation in North Bay in the Environmental Section. The foundation of her work at the MTO is in Environmental Assessment, which is a defined process for informed planning and decision making. Toward ensuring more positive and inclusive work spaces, she is trained and registered as a Positive Space Champion and will soon be a Positive Space Trainer. She is a married mom of 2 kids (11 and 9) and in her spare time, she plays the violin in the North Bay Symphony Orchestra. Heather is running for School Board Trustee for Near North District School Board.

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