Civic committee members named

Mayor says the volunteers' contribution is 'extremely valuable.'

Surrey has named its public members to civic committees.

As occurs on an annual basis, city council has selected public volunteers to serve on several civic committees.

These committees advise council on a variety of topics ranging from heritage to parks to agriculture. Those recommendations are usually adopted by council and often end up in policy or bylaw changes.

Mayor Dianne Watts said the volunteers are a crucial part of the government process.

“All of those committees are so key to the functioning of how the city works,” Watts said. “Their contribution is extremely valuable.”

The public members of the committee for 2011 are:

Agricultural Advisory Committee

• Pat Harrison

•  Martin Hilmer

•  Kultarjit S. Thiara

•  Bill Singh Sandhu

Board of Variance

• Marie Cooper

• Donna Kenny

• Audrey Pease

Environmental Advisory Committee

• Bob Campbell

• Constantin Dragomir

• Gopal Sahota

• Bill Stewart

• Jas Purewal

Multicultural Advisory Committee

• Ric Asistio

• Sireen El-Nashar

• Tariq Ghuman

• Balbir Gurm

• Connie Hong

• Bill King

• John Kovach

• Muhammad Malik

• Tom Oleman

• Krystyna Polubinski

• Maryann Pyne

• Sandra Scott

• Mauricio Soloranzo

• Emese Szücs

• Sarbjit (Sarj) Sabharwal

 Parks and Community Services Committee

• Cliff Annable

• Rick Benson

• Carol Girardi

• Jag Grewal

• Shaba Hundal

• Gurpreet Rai

Public Art Advisory Committee

• Eldon Bruce

• Ed Milaney

• Michelle Normoyle

Social Planning Advisory Committee

• Kuldip Ardawa

• Devinder Chattha

• Merlin Chatwin

• Linda Coyle

• Gurtej Gill

• Zanbka Malik

• Raj Mehta

• Geoff Dean (Alternate)

Surrey Heritage Advisory Commission

• Rick Hart

• Bert Hol

• Lesley Tannen

• John Turner

Surrey Public Library Board

• Jas Cheema

• John Shepherd

• Mirela Skrijelj

• Puneet Agrawal

 

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