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MLA: Dan Ashton

Penticton


Elected: 2013

BRITISH COLUMBIA LIBERAL PARTY

 
E-mail: dan.ashton.mla@leg.bc.ca

 

Office:
East Annex
Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC
V8V 1X4

Constituency:
210 – 300 Riverside Drive
Penticton, BC
V2A 9C9

Phone:

250 356-1745

Phone:

250 487-4400

Fax:

250 952-7263

Fax:

250 487-4405

 

 

Toll free:

1 866 487-4402

Dan Ashton was elected MLA for Penticton on May 14, 2013.

He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister Responsible for Core Review on June 7, 2013. He is the vice-chair of the Cabinet Working Group on Core Review, and a member of the Treasury Board. MLA Ashton has also served as the Premierís representative to the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) since September 2014.

Before being elected as an MLA, Dan served two terms as Mayor of the City of Penticton following three consecutive terms as a Councillor. He served ten terms as Chair of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen, and spent four years as a trustee on the Municipal Finance Authority.

While Dan was born in Edmonton, his family moved to Penticton two weeks after his birth and he considers himself a proud Okanaganite. The Ashton family business was retail, with locations in the Okanagan, Kootenays and the Lower Mainland.

Dan and his wife Monique have two children, Coleton and Chantal. The Ashton family prides itself on being active in the community.