City Council

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Mayor Ross Siemens

Ross Siemens was elected Mayor of the City of Abbotsford on October 15, 2022 after serving on Abbotsford City Council as a Councillor from 2014 – 2022. Ross was born and raised in Abbotsford. His… Read More
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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
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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
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Councillor Patricia Driessen

Patricia has lived and invested in Abbotsford her entire life. She received a Marketing & Sales Certificate and Public Relations Certificate from UFV and an Event & Conventions Management… Read More
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Councillor Simon Gibson

Simon returns to Council after serving two terms as an area Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA).   He previously served on Abbotsford Council for three decades. He was re-elected to Abbotsford… Read More
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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
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Councillor Patricia Ross

Patricia Ross has served as a City Councillor since 1994 and is Vice Chair of the Fraser Valley Regional District, President of the Lower Mainland Local Government Association, a Member of the Board… Read More
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Councillor Dave Sidhu

Dave was born and raised in Abbotsford, graduating from Abbotsford Senior Secondary School, and has been focused on community outreach from an early age. Through his family’s business, he has been… Read More
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Councillor Mark Warkentin

Mark is a lawyer, with a special interest in public service, effective board governance, and collegial decision-making. His vision is to bring smart economic growth to Abbotsford, so that our… Read More