Rev. Ken Russell
District Superintendent - British Columbia & Yukon
Ken Russell was born in Karachi, Pakistan and immigrated to Canada with his family at age 10. He attended the University of Victoria after graduating from High School in Powell River, and then began a career in Business Administration, specializing in advertising, marketing and public relations.
He has been married to Brenda (nee - Hollands) since 1983 and they have two daughters Carlee, son-in-law Chris (Brown) and Sydnee, son-in-law Tyler (Tronson). Ken and Brenda began pastoral ministry in 1986 serving as youth pastors at Duncan Pentecostal Assembly. Ken has served as an assistant pastor in Port Moody, and lead pastor in Port Kells, Summerland and Surrey.
In addition to pastoral ministry, Ken served as the director of our district’s Social Concerns Ministry and a member of the Credentials Committee. Ken was elected as the assistant district superintendent for the BC/Yukon District in April 2007, after which he was elected as the district superintendent in September 2008.