Ernie graduated in 1981 from Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. After returning to his hometown of Abbotsford, he operated Imagemakers Photography until 1990. During this time, he served as a Director, Treasurer and President of the Upper Fraser Valley Neurological Society. In 1990, Ernie became Executive Director and later President of the BC and Yukon Association of Child Development and Rehabilitation.
In 1997, Ernie opened Ashberry & Logan Floral Design on Davie Street in Vancouver. In 2002, he moved the business to White Rock. Ashberry & Logan is committed to offering only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, backed by service that is friendly and prompt. The professional staff is dedicated to making your experience a pleasant one.
As President of the BIA, Mr. Klassen is committed to the growth and success of all White Rock businesses. Ernie is interested in working jointly with the City of White Rock and other community stakeholders in order to create a vibrant retail sector in our ever-changing community.