Bathurst West-Beresford

MIKE RAU

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Mike Rau is the Green Party candidate in the Bathurst West-Beresford riding. Mike is currently 55-year-old and he works as the chief boiler operator for the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst. He has traveled throughout the province, working as a power engineer and as a service tech.

Those who know Mike know he is a man who will readily offer his own time and puts his heart and soul into any endeavor he lends his energies to.
In the past, he has helped raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and just recently, was appointed to serve on a seat for the Trades and Maintenance Committee for CUPE local 1252.

Mike got interested in the Green Jobs bill presented by David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Green Party Leader in 2016. He also wants to offer his experiences in the industrial sector to advance job creation through green industry initiatives.

michael.rau@greenpartynb.ca

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> Social Justice and Equality

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