Rafah Dicostanzo has lived in Clayton Park West for over 33 years. She is an avid volunteer and is excited to build on the amazing community work accomplished by Diana Whalen.

Rafah is a strong advocate for youth, entrepreneurs, women, immigrants, refugees and other community groups. She is passionate about health care, and has also worked to raise awareness around the importance of having green spaces.

She is a parishioner of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, and a member of the Italian Cultural Centre. Rafah speaks five different languages and has worked as an interpreter for new immigrants and refugees for almost 30 years.

Rafah worked for Nova Scotia Interpreting Services and also has experience in banking administration, travel constituency, entrepreneurship and business ownership.