Jason Brolund
Speaker Bio
City of West Kelowna
Fire Chief

Jason serves as the Fire Chief for the growing community of West Kelowna and Westbank First Nations. Jason led hundreds of firefighters through the devastating McDougall Creek Wildfire in the summer of 2023, evacuating over 25,000 residents and saving thousands of homes from destruction. Previously, Jason served as Deputy Fire Chief with the Kelowna Fire Department. Jason has been involved in emergency services for the past 28 years. He was directly involved in the emergency management component of major wildfires and floods in British Columbia and as a Venue Fire Commander during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Jason holds a Bachelor degree in Technology with a specialization in Emergency Management. He has been awarded the British Columbia Provincial Fire Services Long Service Medal and the Canadian Fire Services Exemplary Services Medal. In 2022, Jason was named West Kelowna Citizen of the Year. Jason is passionate about protecting communities from Wildfire and serves on the board of the Fire Chiefs Association of British Columbia. Jason was born and raised in the central Okanagan and resides in West Kelowna with his wife and daughter.


In this panel discussion with Okanagan industry leaders and experts, explore valuable insights gleaned from the 2023 wildfire season for effective emergency planning, response strategies, and business continuity. Discover practical lessons learned, innovative approaches, and essential practices to safeguard your business against future crises. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from industry peers and experts […]
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