Jacen G. Abrey – Candidate for Council

Coaldale has been Councillor Jacen Abrey’s home since 1982 which is when he first met his wife Kim. They have been married for 34 years and have four lovely daughters, Kandace, Darcee, Raegan and Kaci.

During his time in Coaldale he has been actively involved in recreation as a baseball and soccer coach. He joined the Coaldale and District Emergency Services at the age of 18 and has been an active member of the fire service for over 33 years.

During his 33 years he has been committed to emergency services throughout the province, working the Slave Lake Fire in 2011, the Southern Alberta Wildland Fires in 2011 and 2012 and the Southern Alberta Floods in 2013, Fort McMurray fire in 2016 and most recently the Kenow “Waterton” Fire.

He received his 12-year service medal and his 20-year Exemplary Service Medal for Fire. He was also honored with the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal for his service in the fire fighting industry.

Jacen brings to council an extensive background in both municipal, provincial and federal government. He has dedicated and committed himself to serving as a town councillor in Coaldale in this, his first term on council.

  • Your Voice
  • Financially Responsible
  • Accountable, Dedicated and Loyal
  • Community Minded
  • Supporting Recreation, Infrastructure Improvement and Annexation
  • Maintaining Our Small Town Atmosphere


In the past 4 years I have served the Town with the values I live by honesty, transparency and integrity.