Korky Neufeld. (Submitted photo)

Korky Neufeld seeks re-election for Abbotsford schools

Neufeld heading back to local politics after an attempt at the federal Conservative Party

Korky Neufeld, a former Abbotsford School District trustee is putting in his bid to sit again on the board of education, the first public bid for the position this election season.

Neufeld was previously elected to Abbotsford’s school board three times, serving for nine years starting in 2005, ranking third place in his latest election in 2011.

He declined to run in the 2014 election, opting to seek the Conservative Party nomination for Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon in the 2015 federal election. The Conservative nomination instead went to Liv Grewal.

Neufeld is now back in the race for the school board in the upcoming B.C. local government elections set for Oct. 20.

“There is no greater endeavor than positively investing in today’s youth so they can be contributing citizens for generations to come,” Neufeld said in a news release, speaking to the value in collaborative approach to bringing up children between the home, educators and community groups.

From 2012 to 2014, Neufeld also served on the B.C. School Trustees Association board of directors, which represents all 60 public school districts in the province.

Neufeld, a former pastor, is a construction manager by trade and currently works at Service Master Restore, according to his LinkedIn profile. That profile also lists two years of volunteer work as a board member at the Abbotsford Restorative Justice and Advocacy Association.

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