Ivan Idzan served on council from 2005 through 2011. He and wife Phaedra grew up in Salmon Arm and they returned in 2002 (after a decade in Burnaby) to raise their children here. Ivan majored in communications (minor: political science) at SFU, and obtained a diploma in library & information technology from UFV. He has worked largely in the IT field and post-secondary libraries, but also as a journalist and project manager. Ivan’s municipal political service led him to serve with the BC Library Trustees Association, and as BCLTA President (2011-2012). Ivan values clear communication and balance in local government.