Donovan Cavers was first elected to Kamloops City Council in 2011 and re-elected in 2014. He has served on the board of the Southern Interior Local Government Association for the past 2 years. As a city councillor Donovan has worked tirelessly to defend the best interests of the community he was elected to serve.
Born in Kamloops at Royal Inland Hospital, Donovan Grube Cavers is the grandson of the late School Trustee Henry Grube, for whom School District No. 73's Education Centre is named.
Donovan was raised on a family farm in Chase before moving to Kamloops. He speaks both English and French.
An Honour Student at John Peterson Secondary School, he went on to study in the Culinary Arts program at UCC (now Thompson Rivers University). Donovan is a proud small business owner and has operated Conscientious Catering since founding the award winning company 10 years ago.
In his city council role Donovan has served on the Tournament Capital Committee, the Parks and Recreation Committee, the Heritage Commission, the Social Planning Council, the Audit Committee, the Official Community Plan Advisory Committee, the Community and Council Services Committee, the Coordinated Enforcement Task Force, the Development Cost Charges Review Committee and the Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel.
When he has a few moments of his own, Donovan can usually be found reading, cycling, hiking, gardening, swimming, running, or cross-country skiing.