For over 30 years, Rod Binder has been living in Delta and giving back to the community where he and his wife raised their two, now adult, children. Rod is running for Delta Council to continue his record of service to the community.
Rod has served as Director on corporate and numerous non-profit boards over the last 15 years. By appointment of Mayor and Council, Rod served on the North Delta Area Planning Committee, currently serves as; Vice President of Deltassist, Treasurer of the Delta Police Foundation, and as a Delta Parks, Rec and Culture Commissioner.
Professionally, Rod is a senior business development executive with over 30 years of experience managing marketing and brand building programs for Fortune 500 companies all over North America.
Rod has engaged with many of Delta’s residents and leaders. Rod’s intimate exposure to Delta’s recreational, development and social fabric makes him well equipped to tackle the emerging challenges facing our municipality. Rod is running on a commitment to bring a thoughtful and intentional approach to addressing challenges with development, social service delivery and continued improvement of Delta’s Parks and Recreation infrastructure. As a long-time resident of Delta, he truly cares about the unique, and in so many ways, diverse community. He is eager to listen, guide and to be part of the future. He wants a community that is safe and vibrant which keeps young families and seniors in Delta.
In his spare time, Rod enjoys cycling, traveling, and taking on “his wife’s” home improvement projects.