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Honoured for Abbotsford Police Board service

Jon Eaton (centre) receives a plaque of thanks from Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich and Mayor Bruce Banman for his six years of volunteer service to the Abbotsford Police Board.  - Vikki Hopes
Jon Eaton (centre) receives a plaque of thanks from Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich and Mayor Bruce Banman for his six years of volunteer service to the Abbotsford Police Board.
— image credit: Vikki Hopes

A member of the Abbotsford Police Board who has served the maximum time permitted was honoured on Tuesday for his six years of service.

Jon Eaton received a plaque of thanks from Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich and Mayor Bruce Banman during the board’s monthly meeting.

“I will miss your leadership and your passion,” Banman told Eaton.

Eaton was appointed to the volunteer board on June 30, 2008. One of his roles with the board was as president of the B.C. Association of Police Boards.

Eaton is a portfolio manager at TD Waterhouse and has more than 20 years of business, financial and investment management experience, ranging from private business to becoming a portfolio manager with one of Canada’s largest banks.

Eaton’s community involvement has included roles with Ducks Unlimited Canada, the Abbotsford Minor Hockey Association, the Aldergrove Minor Baseball Association, and the Abbotsford Hospice Society.

His position on the Abbotsford Police Board has not yet been filled.

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