Gail Given (incumbent)
Kelowna Councillor

Often described as clear-minded, honest and thorough, Gail is also a lifelong learner with a positive attitude and the resiliency necessary to adapt to rapidly changing environments. For 37 years, Gail Given has lived and raised her family in the Kelowna area. She is blessed with three wonderful adult children; Brianna, Kaitlynn and Brenndan.
Gail Given has served the citizens of Kelowna for over 10 years as an elected official; first as a School Board Trustee, then for the past two terms as a City Councillor and Director on Regional District of Central Okanagan, most recently as Board Chair. She is also Chair of the Regional Hospital District, Tourism Kelowna director, member of the Economic Development Commission advisory board, Salvation Army Community Council and Trinity Church member. Her business, HR and leadership skills were developed through a successful 25-year management career at The Bay.
As a two term City Councillor, Gail Given is acutely aware of Kelowna’s current challenges and opportunities. She has the experience and knowledge that come from being involved in the development of the many significant guiding strategies that will help our city navigate the future.


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