Mayor Kevin Ferguson

Kevin Ferguson - MayorI love Ponoka and I see potential everywhere. I support the Town’s ongoing commitment to maintaining our assets and our infrastructure while building for our future. Our community’s future is bright!

Contact Information

Phone: 403-913-4211
#200, 5604 50 Street
Ponoka, AB T4J 1G5


  • Born in Saskatchewan.
  • Moved to Ponoka as a young teenager when his father took the position of elevator agent with Pioneer Grain.
  • Ironically, met his wife Heather in Ponoka. She is also originally from Saskatchewan. They have been married for 32 years and have resided in Ponoka throughout their marriage. 
  • Raised two sons, Mark and Ian. Both sons work and live in Calgary.

Council History

  • Served one term (2017-2021) as Town Councillor.

Council Standing Committee Appointments  


  • Parkland Community Planning Services 
  • Ponoka Ag Events Centre Society
  • Ponoka Stampede and Exhibition Association
  • North Red Deer River Water Services Commission
  • Pě Săkăstěw Centre
  • Campus Alberta Central
  • Human Resources Committee  
  • Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee

Current Occupation

  • Six weeks after retiring from 30 years of teaching, he began working in municipal politics and has served on Town Council for the last five years. 


  • Graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Education degree.

Community Involvement

  • Plays bass guitar in a band named the Educators, which is comprised of current and former teachers. 
  • Former director of musicals for the Klaglahachie Fine Arts Society since 2012.
  • Served four years on the Ponoka Minor Hockey Board.
  • Directed theatrical productions (plays and musicals) at all of the schools in which he taught.

Personal Interests

  • Interested in ancient history. 
  • Collects coins from all over the world. 
  • Has written numerous articles for magazines and has had an article published in The Celator about ancient roman provincial coins.