Re-Elect Freddy Latham
On October 15th 2022
Re-Elect Freddy Latham to the Abbotsford Board Of Education"Trustees as member of an elected body need to be visible, approachable and more vocal in advocating for the needs of all children. "
30+ years of proven leadership and a track record of:
- Hard Work
- Community Service
- Mentoring Children & Youth
- Working with parents, volunteers & other stakeholders (Including business leaders, local governments and teachers)
- Commitment to education & the arts
Children are our future. Support public education.
- Abbotsford resident since 1974
- Widow to Jim Latham, Past School Superintendent/Principal
- Grown daughter (Megan) and son (Steven) attended Abbotsford public school
- Retired Teacher, Abbotsford School District (Drama Educator, Counselor, Fine Arts Helping Teacher & ESL Teacher)
- Bachelor of Education, UBC (English, Theatre)
- ESL & Counseling Diplomas
- Artistic Director/Founder - Abbotsford Children's Theatre (37 years)
- Chair - Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission (6 years)
- Member - Parks, Recreation & Culture Commission (9 years)
- Member & Past Chair - Arts & Heritage Advisory Committee (12 years)
- Member - Canada Day Committee (14 years)
- Ceremonies Chair - 2008 Special Olympics
- Ceremonies Chair - 2004 BC Summer Games
- Ceremonies Chair - 2002 Disability Games
- Ceremonies Chair - 1995 Western Canada Summer Games
- 2016 Abbotsford Art Council Arty Award Winner, Lifetime Achievement Award in Arts/Culture.
- 2012 Queen's Jubilee Medal recipient for work with children & youth in the Arts.
- Order of Abbotsford, Arts Advocacy (2008)
- Abbotsford Arts Council, Arts Advocacy (2005)
- Paul Harris Service Award, Rotary Club (2004 & 2005)