Board Election


March 18, 2019

Nomination form now available for download here.

Nominations are being sought for the 2019-2021 Downtown Kelowna Association (DKA) Board of Directors. The Board is voted annually by the DKA membership and is comprised of thirteen (13) Directors each serving a two year term. The DKA strives to have a Board with broad representation.

Nominees for the Board of Directors will:

  • Consent to the nomination,
  • Be a Non-Residential Property Owner or Tenant, Business Owner or Employee within the Downtown Kelowna Association boundary,
  • Serve for a two (2) year term,
  • Attend monthly meetings from 5pm – 7pm, and
  • Have an active interest in Downtown Kelowna.

Nominations for a position with the DKA Board of Directors must be submitted to the Downtown Kelowna Association office located at 200 - 287 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6N2 or by email to on or before 4:00 pm Friday, April 5, 2019.

For more information on being part of the Board, please contact 250.862.3515 or email

Please note: Nominees and nominators must be property owners or tenants of Class 5 or 6 real property within the Downtown Kelowna Business Improvement Area boundary, or a duly authorized employee of a property owner or tenant afore-described.

What's next?

April 5, 2019 Nominations close at 4:00pm.
April 15-18, 2019 Election Voting Packages distributed to eligible voting members.
May 10, 2019 Election voting deadline at 4:00pm.
June 5, 2019 Annual General Meeting at Okanagan coLab.

Current Board of Directors

Yarden Gershony, Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP
Rob Collins, Grant Thornton LLP
Brian Stephenson, Pushor Mitchell LLP
Dan Allen, Doc Willoughby’s Public House
Brent Lobson, Impark
Jan Johnson, Tigerlily Fashions
Kate Deglow, Lexlaur Properties
Kyle Spence, Downtown Marina & Westcorp
Renata Mills, Festivals Kelowna
Shane Austin, Okanagan coLab
Steve Harvey, Business Finders
Teghan Gordey, Naked Café
Councillor Charlie Hodge, City of Kelowna Ex-Officio