City Council

Mayor Henry Braun

Mayor Henry Braun

Henry has been an Abbotsford resident for practically his entire life and was the co-owner, president and CEO of Abbotsford-based Pacific Northern Rail Contractors Corp until his retirement in 2003.… Read More
Councillor Dr. R. Bruce Banman

Councillor Dr. R. Bruce Banman

Dr. Bruce Banman has a strong local family history and is a lifelong resident of the Fraser Valley. Bruce grew up in Chilliwack, moved to Abbotsford in 1981. He is the owner and operator of Banman… Read More
Councillor Les Barkman

Councillor Les Barkman

Born in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, in 1953, Les grew on a farm near Swift Current and then moved to a small town north of Saskatoon for four years. After graduating from Bedford Road Collegiate in… Read More
Councillor Sandy Blue

Councillor Sandy Blue

Sandy Blue was elected as an Abbotsford City Councillor in 2014. Born in Montreal, and raised on Vancouver Island, Sandy’s career took her from Victoria to Nanaimo and Terrace (where she met her… Read More
Councillor Kelly Chahal

Councillor Kelly Chahal

Kelly Chahal has been a community advocate for the past 20 years. She has been involved in many social justice projects and has volunteered with the Fraser Valley Indo Canadian Business Association.… Read More
Councillor Brenda Falk

Councillor Brenda Falk

Owner of Tanglebank Gardens since 1996 and Brambles Bistro since 2012, Brenda is a farmer, entrepreneur and business woman. Brenda was born in Port Alberni B.C. and has lived in Abbotsford since 1973… Read More
Councillor Dave Loewen

Councillor Dave Loewen

Dave was born and raised in Abbotsford, attending South Poplar Elementary, MEI, and Abbotsford Secondary schools, and has watched Abbotsford grow from a small town into a vibrant, multi-cultural… Read More
Councillor Patricia Ross

Councillor Patricia Ross

Patricia Ross has served as a city councillor since 1994 and is Vice Chair of the Fraser Valley Regional District. She fully embraces sustainability principles in her work, considering the… Read More
Councillor Ross Siemens

Councillor Ross Siemens

Ross was born and raised in Abbotsford. His maternal great-great grandparents were the Smith and Adams families who were some of the original settlers of the Ridgedale area of Matsqui Prairie. His… Read More