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Richard Pootmans

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Preceded by  Joe Connelly
Name  Richard Pootmans
Residence  Signal Hill

Spouse(s)  Frances Wright
Constituency  Ward 6
Role  Politician

Alma mater  University of Calgary Mount Royal University Carleton University
Website  Official Website Official Facebook Official Twitter
Education  University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, Carleton University

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Richard Pootmans is a municipal politician who currently serves as Councillor of Ward 6 in Calgary, Alberta. He was first elected in 2010.



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Pootmans was the 2009 recipient of the Economic Development Alberta Economic Developer of the Year.

Career before politics

Prior to being elected in 2010, Pootmans taught as an instructor for 5 years at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. He was Senior Business Development Manager, Real Estate – Calgary Economic Development, Financial Analyst; Vice President, Installations – SMED International, Consultant; Financial management, business strategy – TractionWorks, Co-owner – PORTS International stores, Calgary, and worked as a Landman – Hudson's Bay Oil & Gas, Dome Petroleum.

2010 municipal election

Pootmans was first elected to serve Ward 6 in the 2010 election, taking 31% of the votes in a field of 10 candidates.

2013 municipal election

Pootmans was reelected in the 2013 election by capturing 51% of the votes.


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