Chief Jonathan Kruger is a proud member of the Okanagan Nation and Chief of the Penticton Indian Reserve. He has served his community and nation for 12 years, 8 years as band councillor and the past 4 years as Chief.
Chief Kruger has extensive environmental knowledge and experience in sustainable economic development. With a background in Natural Resources and Environment, he prides himself on maintaining a strong sustainable, cultural community for the children and for the future of all Band members.
His mandate as Chief is to create a community plan; to develop sustainably and holistically within the traditions of the Okanagan people; and to create opportunities for the Penticton Indian Band by fostering positive relationships with municipalities, provincial and federal governments.
Chief Kruger enjoys hunting and fishing and spending time on the land in the Okanagan territory.
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