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Kevin Acton

Candidate for Vernon-Lumby

CONNECT

ELECTION DAY
June 24, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Note: on Election Day, voting at the district electoral office is available until 4 p.m.

ELECTION DAY LOCATIONS

  • Britannia Comm Centre – Gym C 1661 Napier St, Vancouver
  • Charles Dickens Elem School  – 1010 E 17th Ave, Vancouver
  • Grandview Elem School – 2055 Woodland Dr, Vancouver
  • International Village Mall – 88 W Pender St, Vancouver
  • Kivan Club (BGC South Coast BC) – 2-2875 St George St, Vancouver
  • Mt. Pleasant Elem School – 2300 Guelph St, Vancouver
  • Queen Alexandra Elem School – 1300 E Broadway, Vancouver
  • RayCam Co-operative Centre – Gym 920 E Hastings St, Vancouver
  • Strathcona Comm Centre – 601 Keefer St, Vancouver
  • District Electoral Office – #615 369 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver

Get to Know Kevin Acton

Kevin Acton is a dedicated, community-driven resident of the Village of Lumby, serving as its Mayor since 2009 and currently in his fifth term. In addition to his position as Mayor, Kevin plays a vital role as a Director at the Regional District of North Okanagan. Kevin was elected as Chair of the Board of Directors at the Regional District for four consecutive years, until he stepped back to focus on his bid for the BC United nomination. On November 4, 2023, Kevin was successfully elected as the BC United nominee for Vernon-Lumby.

Kevin’s connection to the area runs deep, having chosen this vibrant community as his cherished home for the past 32 years. He holds a Level 3 Certificate of Excellence in Local Government Leadership from the Local Government Leadership Academy (LGLA) and an Executive Certificate in local government from Dalhousie University, solidifying his expertise in this field.

Kevin’s dedication to personal growth is evident through his coursework in Business Ethics and Society at Thompson Rivers University, which emphasizes ethics and organizational behavior, benefitting his roles in local government and as a long-time small business owner. For the past 23 years, he has been a partner in a wellness center in Lumby, B.C., showcasing his entrepreneurial spirit.

One of Kevin’s notable passions is championing reasonable environmental initiatives as Mayor. Under his leadership, the Village of Lumby has earned top rankings in carbon reduction and climate change recognition awards.

Beyond his civic duties and professional life, Kevin enjoys spending quality time with his family, working on home renovations, camping and being outdoors.  Kevin has a great fondness for white-water kayaking, a hobby that allows him to connect with nature and challenge his adventurous spirit.

“I am deeply honoured for the support from the membership to represent BC United as the candidate for Vernon-Lumby. Drawing upon my experience as Mayor and my dedication to my community, I will work tirelessly to make housing more affordable, reduce the cost of living for our local families, strengthen mental health and addiction services, restore safety to our streets, and address the growing healthcare crisis.”

— Kevin Acton, Vernon-Lumby Candidate

“Kevin Acton is an extraordinary asset to our BC United team. His deep community roots, extensive experience as Lumby’s Mayor, and unwavering commitment to advocating for his community make him an exceptional candidate for Vernon-Lumby. I know he will be a strong voice, demanding tangible results on the critical issues that British Columbians are facing.”

— Kevin Falcon, BC United Leader

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