Ross Siemens Biography – Ross Siemens Wiki
Ross Siemens is a Canadian politician and Mayor-elect of Abbotsford. The former city councillor is a third-generation owner of Hub Motor Service in downtown Abbotsford.
Siemens previously served on the District of Abbotsford Council from 1986 to 1990. He was elected at the age of 23 to the District of Abbotsford Council in 1986 and reelected in 1988. While serving on the District Council, he helped initiate the Business Improvement Area legislation that established the Abbotsford Downtown Business Association. He did not run for reelection in 1990.
He left politics in 1991 to work with Youth with a Mission (YWAM) in Hong Kong. Along the way, he had the opportunity to work with Teen Challenge in Macau and also taught English at Shenzhen University in China for a semester.
Upon returning to Canada, he eventually purchased his family’s business, Hub Motor Service (Siemens Garage Ltd.), established by his grandfather in 1954 in Downtown Abbotsford.
Siemens enjoys hiking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing with his family. He is also an avid runner and has competed in 10 km road races and half marathons. He completed his first full marathon in 2014.
Ross Siemens Abbotsford Mayor
Siemens was elected Mayor of Abbotsford in the municipal election held on October 15, 2022. He took top spot in the municipal election with 16,037 votes to second-place finisher Manjit Sohi, who had 7,705 votes. The other candidates, Dave Pellikaan and Troy Gaspar, had 627 and 529 votes respectively.
Siemens takes over from outgoing mayor Henry Braun, who decided not to seek re-election.
Ross Siemens Age
Siemens was born and raised in Abbotsford. He was born in 1963 and is 59 years old as of 2022.
Ross Siemens Wife
Siemens has been married to his wife Kelly, a school teacher, since 1992, and they have two daughters: Ashley and Alexandra. Ashley has attended Columbia Bible College and is enrolled for the spring semester at Trinity Western University. Alexandra is attending the University of Idaho on a track scholarship.
Ross Siemens Family
His maternal great-great-grandparents were the Smith and Adams families who were some of the original settlers of the Ridgedale area of Matsqui Prairie. His grandparents on his father’s side were Mennonite immigrants from Russia who came to Canada in the 1920’s and eventually settled in Abbotsford in 1951.
Ross Siemens Political Party
Siemens is a member of the Abbotsford First Electoral Society.
His Instagram is @rosssiemens.