Mayor candidate: Ken Schwaerzle running in District of Kent

District of Kent: Schwaerzle, Ken - Mayor Candidate

  • Nov. 7, 2014 3:00 p.m.

Ken Schwaerzle

A brief Background

I was born and raised in the Fraser Valley.  I obtained a degree in Finance from BCIT.  After graduation, I purchased a farm in Agassiz and I have been living and farming here ever since.  In 1989, I also purchased a business in downtown Agassiz. I have been married to my wife Debbie for 34 years.  I have five children: Sheri (Deputy Warden), Dwayne (Farmer), Mark (Farmer), Chelsey (Lawyer) and Tanya (Theatre Stage Manager). My children have all gone through the 4-H program and I have been the leader of the Agassiz Rainbow 4-H Club for the past 38 years. I believe that youth and youth development are highly important in a growing town, like Agassiz. I am vice president with the Agassiz Fall Fair, have sat on KAAC (Kent Agricultural Advisory Committee) as their chairman since the beginning. With the various positions I have fulfilled I have become a highly involved member of the community.

Why Am I Running

I have been asked by many members of the community and current members of council to run. I love this community. I believe that the District of Kent needs a change, a fresh voice and new ideas. Living here for 41 years, having not only a business in town but a farm, I believe that I can bring a lot to make difference in our community.

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