President, Union of BC Municipalities
Arjun is currently serving his fourth term on Kamloops City Council.
Arjun was born and raised in Kamloops. His parents, Dr Gur and Mrs Manju Singh, immigrated to Canada from India in the 1960s. He holds an MA in Professional Communication from Royal Roads University and a Certificate in Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement from Fielding Graduate University.
Arjun is currently President of the Union of BC Municipalities and President of BC’s Local Government Leadership Academy. He is a long time member of the Rotary Club of Kamloops and served as club President in 2015/16.
Arjun was Acting Mayor as Kamloops City Council came to a position on the Ajax mine proposal. He is very proud of Kamloops’ very large mining supply sector, is a strong believer in climate action, and was appointed to the provincial government’s environmental assessment review advisory committee in the Spring of 2018.
Outside of his “Council time”, Arjun helps manage an apartment complex, and enjoys travelling, good milk chocolate, technology, running, and spending time with his wife Marsha and their families.