Kenneth B. Frenier

K. FrenierKenneth B. "Kenny" Frenier was elected to a four year term on City Council on November 4, 2008 and he was re-elected to his second term in November of 2012. He retired from full time service in 2007 from Colonial Heights Fire & and EMS after serving for 28 years, with his last assignment as a Battalion Chief. After graduation from Colonial Heights High School in 1976, Kenny worked for 3 years with the Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation. During his time with VDOT, he was assigned to the sign shop and performed construction inspections.

Over the years Kenny has attended J. Sergeant Reynolds, John Tyler Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a member of several civic organizations to include Colonial Heights American Legion Post 284 SAL and Colonial Heights Moose. Kenny is a Life Active Member with Colonial Heights Fire & EMS Volunteers and he is also active in the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads. Kenny is a member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Hopewell where he serves as a Trustee and Treasurer. He is the owner of three rental homes and performs most of the maintenance himself. He is on the adjunct faculty with John Tyler. He is the owner of a small business, Instruction Unlimited. Kenny is Council's representative on the Transportation Safety Commission and VML Transportation Policy Committee.

Kenny and his wife Harriet reside in the central portion of the City at 212 Spring Drive. They have three children - Jennifer, Justin and Dale - and five granddaughters and several family members that reside in Colonial Heights. In his spare time, Kenny enjoys travel, swimming and spending time with his family. When asked why he wants to serve on Council, Kenny stated, “I enjoy serving the citizens of the city that I have lived in all my life. I feel that I bring a wealth of expertise in the Public Safety arena which affects every living person in the city no matter where you live.”