Karina is the president of the Cole Harbour and Area Business Association, a community volunteer, and a real estate entrepreneur. She attended Saint Mary's University and worked in the service industry before building her real estate business. Through being a business owner, she learned the value of building relationships and budgeting effectively - two lessons she hopes to bring to government.
Along with being active in the business community, Sanford is an avid supporter of local sports and she raises funds to support minor sports in her community. As an MLA, her goal is to make Cole Harbour-Dartmouth a better place to live, play and shop.