West Kelowna Mayor

Mary Mandarino

I have been a long time resident and local business woman since 1986. I am extremely passionate about my community and have been an active community member and volunteer in all ... read more

Gord Milsom

26 years ago my wife, Laurel, and I made one of the most important decisions in our lives - we moved from the Vancouver area to this beautiful community ! And we are so grateful ... read more

West Kelowna Councillor

Philip Akins

I have lived in West Kelowna since 2009 together with my wife – a fifth-generation Westbank local – and our two children. I recently completed a PhD from the ... read more

Jerome Chung

I am a resident of West Kelowna since 1994, married with 2 married children. Educated from Uvic, Camosun College, BCIT, RIA, in economics, basic psychology, business administration... read more

Rick de Jong

Who is Rick de Jong? At 49 years of age I am a husband, father, and grandfather. I am married to Tracey for 26 years and we have two children aged 21 and 24 years old. In ... read more

Brad Dobbin

My Great grandfather homesteaded here in 1904, being born and raised on our family farm I have seen firsthand the changes and challenges facing West Kelowna. With over 45 years ... read more

Rusty Ensign

A West Kelowna resident his entire life, Rusty Ensign has grown up with our community and he has witnessed West Kelowna grow and change from its early agricultural roots to the ... read more

Doug Findlater

Doug and his wife, Willie, have lived on the Westside for over 43 years and have raised two sons here. Doug is proud to have received the trust of voters and served the people of ... read more

Jason Friesen

I believe that it is so important for us to work together as a community to not only ensure that West Kelowna is a great and desirable place to live and do business, but that the... read more

Joe Gluska

Masters Degree in Education, Administration, Western Washington University, Bachelor of Education Univ. BC. Retired School Teacher Taught for 37 years. Subjects Canadian History... read more

Stephen Johnston

A long time resident of West Kelowna, Stephen understands the dynamics and unique offerings of our community and wants to help unlock the City’s future potential. Knowing ... read more

Rosalind Neis

As a 23 year resident of West Kelowna I am proud to call this area home. I have seen many changes in our city and would be proud to represent the citizens of West Kelowna as a ... read more

Winston Wammer

Winston Wammer, or Win as he is known to his friends, has lived in West Kelowna for nearly 30 years, married with a son and a daughter and 1 granddaughter. Used to making decisions... read more

Gordon Wiebe

West Kelowna Resident, Gordon Wiebe is campaigning for a seat on West Kelowna’s City Council in this fall’s civic elections. Wiebe moved to Shannon Lake in 2002 with... read more

Bryden Winsby

I am a 33-year resident of the Westside and what is now the City of West Kelowna. I was born in Kelowna and moved to the coast when I was a boy. After my second year in fine arts ... read more

Carol Zanon

Carol has experience as a parent, scientist, lawyer and councillor. She lives on the westside with her husband, Carl. They have 6 children and 12 grandchildren. Carol has the ... read more

Jayson Zilkie

Jayson Zilkie is no stranger to balancing priorities. With two preschoolers, a leadership role in a fast-growing company, and a small business he and his wife operate, his ... read more

West Kelowna School District No. 23

Chantell Desrosiers

I'm seeking to represent West Kelowna as Trustee on the School District 23 Board of Education. My husband and I are proud to be raising our family in beautiful West Kelowna.  We... read more

Chris Vernon-Jarvis

I was educated in England and came to Canada with my growing family in 1988. We became Canadian citizens four years later. I am a an experienced School Trustee who has served on... read more

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