Bob Singleton began his 38 year broadcasting career in 1962 at CHWK in Chilliwack, owned by Fraser Valley Broadcasting Ltd. Bob became VP of FVB Ltd. and it’s wholly owned companies STAR-FM Inc. and Starcom Broadcast Sales. He retired in 1999 as one of three majority owners when they sold FVB Ltd. to Rogers Broadcasting.
Bob has held many community positions including President of the Abbotsford Jaycees, President of the Abbotsford Rotary Club. He served for six years on the Matsqui (now Abbotsford) Police Board. Bob was executive VP of the very successful Western Canada Summer Games hosted in Abbotsford in 1995. Bob was a Director of the Abbotsford International Airshow Society and was appointed to the first Abbotsford Airport Authority serving for over 8 years in various roles. Bob also served on the Community Advisory Council of The Salvation Army in Abbotsford.
In 2012 he was awarded the order of Abbotsford in recognition of his years of service in the Abbotsford community.
Bob is also well known as the long time announcer of the Abbotsford International Airshow, a position he assumed in 1969 until retirement in 2012. He announced at hundreds of airshows across Canada and the US. He became a private pilot in 1978 and in 1996, the CAF Snowbirds recognized his support of the team by inducting him as an honourary member of the 431 Air Demonstration Squadron.
Bob and his wife Cory, reside in Abbotsford and their blended family includes 7 children, 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.