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Ian Fairclough

Ian is a fourth-generation firefighter in the KVFD. His father, Clem, has been a member for 54 years, and Ian's maternal grandfather and great-grandfather were also members, along with his uncle, great-uncle, sister, brother-in-law, and two cousins.

Ian has been a member for 23 years. He is a driver-operator and a current lieutenant in the department. Ian has served on the board of directors, and is the chair of the personnel committee.

Ian doesn't limit his volunteer contributions to the community. He served as president of the KCA parent-teacher association for 10 years, has coached minor-league baseball and softball, and helped other groups and committees. Ian is a reporter for the Chronicle-Herald. He has two adult sons and lives in Kentville with his partner, Ruth.