City Hall

Meet the Current City Manager / CAO

Ron Bowles - City Manager

Ron Bowles is the City Manager / Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the corporation and was hired for this role in April 2021.  Ron departed his previous occupation with the City of Campbell River, BC, and began his new career at the City of Brandon effective April 26, 2021.

Armed with an education in engineering, waste management, and project management, Ron held positions in environmental and civil engineering. To round out his business acumen, Ron then embarked on a multiple-year finance career and obtained an honours commerce degree and chartered professional accounting designation with 15 years of CAO and Executive local government experience.

Joining the City of Brandon team as City Manager is his highest honour. Ron was chosen as the corporation's 6th City Manager / CAO in the modern era of local government. Ron is looking to carry on the legacy of what the corporation has to offer citizens of our city and is extremely proud of the fact the city has held its own when compared to other cities; some of which are larger than ours.

Employees of the City of Brandon provide Municipal services and builds community through professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity, and excellence; as these are our highest corporate values.