Tracy Calogheros is the Liberal candidate for Cariboo Prince George.

Tracy Calogheros is the Liberal candidate for Cariboo Prince George.

Liberal candidate for Cariboo Prince George riding named

The Liberal party has acclaimed Tracy Calogheros to run in the Cariboo Prince George riding in the Oct. 19 federal election.

The Liberal party has acclaimed Tracy Calogheros to run in the Cariboo Prince George riding in the Oct. 19 federal election.

Calogheros is the CEO for Exploration Place, Museum and Science Centre in Prince George and has been with the facility since 1994.

Last winter she served on the host society for the 2015 Canada Winter Games held in Prince George.

Calogheros’ resume indicates she has been vice chair of the Emily Carr University of Art and Design board of governors, president of the British Columbia Museums Association, president and interim CEO of Northern British Columbia Tourism Association, secretary for the Canadian Association of Science Centres, president of the Prince George Bulkley Valley Federal Liberal Association, vice chair of the LPCBC President’s Council, tourism chair for the Spirit of BC Community Committee and a western representative on the National Selection Committee – Broadband for Rural and Northern Development.

In 2006,  Calogheros was honoured with the Association of Science and Technology Centres’ Roy L. Schafer Leading Edge award for Experienced Leadership in the Field.

She is married with three grown children.

At the party’s nomination meeting held Thursday in Prince George, Matt Shaw was also acclaimed to run in the Prince George Peace River Northern Rockies riding.