The provincial Liberals have added another meat-eater to their staffer roster. Former federal parliamentary operative R.J. Senko is replacing Transportation Minister Kevin Falcon's executive assistant Pavan Nirwan, who is now holed up in government's events planning monestary. Mr. Senko has worked in Ottawa for Reform and its successor parties for the past eleven years, with nine of them spent as an executive assistant in the party whip's office. Mr. Senko, who was born in Red Deer, Alberta but raised in Delta, unsuccessfully ran in 1997 and 2004 to become his party's candidate in Nanaimo-Cowichan. Mr. Senko also worked as a radio broadcaster for CFWB Campbell River (1988 to 1989) and CHUB in Nanaimo (1989 to 1993). According to the inscription beneath his high school yearbook photo: "Ray hopes to become emperor of the world some day."
December 2, 2004