Megan Mitton seeks Green Party Nomination for Memramcook-Tantramar

30 MAY 2014

Sackville, NB, May 30, 2014 - Megan Mitton has announced that she will seek the Green Party nomination in the Memramcook-Tantramar riding. Ms. Mitton works as an environmental educator in Sackville. She is passionate about building a green economy that to provide sustainable jobs, energy and food for resilient communities. . Ms. Mitton is committed to creating a just society and a diverse economy that supports all New Brunswickers.

Megan Mitton was born and raised in Sackville, New Brunswick where she graduated in French Immersion from Tantramar Regional High School.  She furthered her educational experiences by completing an International Rotary Youth Exchange in Japan, and then earning a Bachelor of Arts, with Honours in International Development Studies and Political Science from McGill University. Ms. Mitton and her husband, Steve Geier, lived in and worked in California following graduation but decided to return to New Brunswick, to live in their hometown of Sackville.


Ms. Mitton has work and volunteer experience providing emergency support services for homeless and low-income women and children. Ms. Mitton is engaged in her community as a member of the Sackville Community Garden, and has actively participated in community education about sustainable energy solutions and local food issues in the region.

Her dedication to creating sustainable and strong communities has led her to seek the nomination from the Green Party for the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar.

The nomination meeting for will be held on Monday, June 9th, 2014, at 7:30pm at the Belliveau Orchard Café. David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of NB, will be in attendance. All are welcome.

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