Kelowna City Councillor
Mayor Colin Basran ran for office for the very first time in the fall of 2011 and was successfully elected, in 2014 he successfully ran for Mayor. Colin was part of a group of young Kelowna residents who banded together and helped form what is now the Okanagan Young Professionals. Before his new civic duties, Colin was a Realtor with Royal Lepage Kelowna and before that he was a news reporter for CHBC (Global) Television. Giving back to charity is also import to Colin. He organizes his own, annual charity golf tournament to raise money for the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. Colin is also a member of GenNext, which is a young professionals group under the United Way. Colin is married to his beautiful wife Leanne and the two of them have a young daughter and son. Colin was born and raised in Kelowna.