Councillor Parker Phone: (204) 727 - 4161

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Councillor Glen Parker

Glen and his wife Shannon have lived in Brandon virtually all of their lives. Their two adult sons, daughter-in-law and two granddaughters also live in Brandon.

Glen currently works as an Advancement Officer – Major Gifts at Assiniboine Community College after retiring from The Brandon Sun in 2020.

Ward 9 is where Glen spent much of his youth and a good portion of his adult life. He and Shannon shared two homes in the Ward and are currently volunteer board members of the East End Community Centre.

First elected in a May 2016 by-election, Glen was re-elected in a general election in 2018 and acclaimed in 2022. He is currently serving as Deputy Mayor and sits on the following boards;

  •  Keystone Centre
  •  Western Manitoba Centennial Auditorium
  •  Audit & Finance Committee
  • Building Standards and By-law Compliance Committee

Other Community Involvement;

  • Currently coaches a U7 Female hockey team for Hockey Brandon
  • Has a lead role in The First Shift hockey program
  • Served as president of Hockey Brandon for 17 years
  • Hockey Brandon board member for 24 years
  • Chaired the Father Son Golf Tournament for 24 years
  • Served as VP of Manitoba AAA U18 league
  • Hockey Manitoba director for 20 years
  • Volunteered for Crime Stoppers, Big Brothers, Canadian Cancer, Heart & Stroke and Alzheimer’s Society.