Manjit Sohi
for Abbotsford City Council

Experienced leadership for a more transparent and inclusive Abbotsford.

Manjit
Sohi
for Abbotsford
City Council

Experienced leadership for a more transparent and inclusive Abbotsford.

Experience | Community | Transparency

Manjit brings an ‘Open for Business’ mindset for Abbotsford to thrive as a community where we can all confidently Live, Work, Invest and Play.

Experience
Community
Transparency

Manjit brings an ‘Open for Business’ mindset for Abbotsford to thrive as a community where we can all confidently Live, Work, Invest and Play.

Manjit’s Core Messaging

Manjit’s core values and foundation lay in respect for the electorate and public, integrity in public service and a commitment to carry out his mandate.

Who is Manjit?

Manjit and his wife, Amerit, have called Abbotsford ‘home’ for the past 33 years.

They have proudly raised 3 children in this community who have all been successful in their professional endeavours.

Manjit brings over 25 years of service from 5 different municipalities. Sohi believes his municipal experience will be a significant asset at the council table and to the Abbotsford taxpayers.

In addition, Manjit has been tirelessly involved in youth sports for the past two decades. He has coached soccer and mentored youth of all ages throughout his involvement in the community.

Based on his background, Manjit offers a pragmatic and realistic approach when it comes to complex or challenging decisions.

Past Professional & Municipal Positions 

  • CITY OF ABBOTSFORD, Manager of Building Permits and Licenses, Commercial Plans Examiner, Secondary Suite Coordinator and Senior Plan Checker 
  • CITY OF LANGLEY, Chief Building Inspector and License Inspector 
  • CITY OF NORTH VANCOUVER, Senior Building Inspector 
  • DISTRICT OF NORTH VANCOUVER, Plan Checker
  • DISTRICT OF WEST VANCOUVER, Manager of Permits and Inspections 
  • BUILDING OFFICIALS’ ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CAO (Chief Administrative Officer – Interim),
  • ICE DEVELOPMENT INC., Vice President 

 

Past and Current Community and Professional Commitments 

  • ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE MEMBER, International Accreditation Service Inc. Brea CA, USA 
  • ADVISORY MEMBER, Modernization Advisory Group, Province of British Columbia 
  • CHAIR, Regional Permits and Licensing Committee, Greater Vancouver Regional District 
  • DIRECTOR, Alliance of Canadian Building Officials’ Association 
  • FOUNDING DIRECTOR, Fraser River Community Crematorium Society 
  • GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBER,  International Code Council, Washington, DC
  • MEMBER, Building Officials Association of BC 
  • MEMBER, Building Official Qualification Advisory Committee, Province of British Columbia 
  • PRESIDENT, Alliance of Canadian Building Officials’ Association 
  • PRESIDENT, Building Officials Association of BC 
  • SPOKESPERSON, Secretary, Treasurer Abbotsford United Sports Club 
  • TREASURER & CHAIR EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Building Officials Association of BC 
  • VICE PRESIDENT, Alliance of Canadian Building Officials’ Association 
  • VICE PRESIDENT, Examination, Building Officials Association of BC 
  • VICE PRESIDENT, Fraser River Community Crematorium Society