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Board of Directors

“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”
 
Mattie Stepanek

 

Brad Sherwin

Brad Sherwin, President

MBA – Senior Strategy / Marketing Executive –Award winning marketing professional with extensive experience in defining and building brands on a local and national basis.  A history of influencing and leading teams and business owners towards successful outcomes.  A track record of establishing strong relationships with stakeholders and suppliers built on mutual respect, integrity and results.  A proven ability to translate marketplace research into actionable communications strategy.  Brad is also an Op-ed Columnist, Delta Optimist      Regular contributor to the Community Comment editorial section.  In his spare time he has volunteered for the Delta Triathlon, Tour de Delta, Van Triathlon, Delta 2010 Committee, Operation Red Nose, and the Deltassist Christmas Toy Depot.  He is also a Certified Minor Hockey Coach, Level 1 Goalie Coach.

Rod BinderRod Binder, Vice President

BCIT Business Management and Broadcasting, Senior Corporate Accountant, Co-owner of Teldon Media Group.  Manages portfolios of printed products and brand building programs with Fortune 500 companies in Canada and the United States.  Rod  has lived in Delta since 1990.  He has over 30 years experience in business as a Senior Manager, Owner and Director. He has also served on numerous corporate and Non-profit boards as a Director over the last 10 years. He was an advisor to the North Delta Area Planning Committee, and is currently a volunteer for Tour D’ Delta, the Vice Chairman for the Delta Police Foundation and a Delta Parks Commissioner since 2013. I am honored to support the tremendous work of Deltassist.

 

Len Stroh, Treasurer

B.Sc. Microbiology, Biochemistry, Techer Education, Research Technologist at UBC for 31 years. Len is Deltassist’s Treasurer and one of our hard working board members. He has already shown how he deserves this recognition and it is great to see others realize it as well. Nov 2013 Len was recognized as 1st among the best for his volunteer work in Delta. Len Stroh has spent the last 4 decades helping Deltans through many Delta organizations. Len has just completed work with the Delta Heritage Advisory Commission and the Delta Museum on top of ongoing activities with the North Delta Terry Fox Run, North Delta Secondary School Dry Grads, Delta and Richmond Operation Red Nose, Delta Planning Advisory Commission, Delta Sport Council and the Delta Parks Recreation and Culture Commission. From coaching to working on committees and boards he has impacted and enhanced the lives or many Deltans.  Len has also received the following awards: Delta Community Sport Hero Award (Multi sport Category), Inaugural Inductee, North Delta Baseball Association Hall of Fame, Finalist, Delta Citizen of the Year.  Len has officiated thousands of basketball and baseball games for the community and did so with great sportsmanship.

elaine-greggainElaine Greggain, Secretary

Former accountant, worked in special education in the surrey school district for 20 years, was an ESL teacher and home stay for international teachers and students, worked with a catering company and is part of the Host program at BC place.  Founding Board member of Delta Family services since 1975and then Deltassist since it merged with Delta Family Services, over 40 years ago. Elaine has been president, vice president and treasurer over the years.  Elaine was an emergency foster mom operating a short term emergency care home for 2 years, operated a bed and breakfast for 2 years, operated Country Rainbow licensed preschool and daycare for 20 children, volunteered for Expo 86 at the Pavilion of promise, volunteered for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and worked to bring more professional, educational and prevention services to help to keep families together. Elaine has a passion to keep families together for healthier communities.  Elaine also was part of the building of 20 homes in North Delta and also volunteered at her daughter’s high school events and fundraisers.

 

maurice-bouchardMaurice L. Bouchard, Director

CPA,CA,BA performs assurance and compliance services including private company audits and reviews, tax compliance, and client advisory and consulting. He serves clients in various industry sectors, primarily in distribution, real estate, construction, hospitality, services, and not for profit organizations. Maurice received his Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University in 1969 and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1974, Maurice spent eight years at the Vancouver office of a large national CA firm in the assurance and compliance practices before forming Bouchard & Company. Maurice has been awarded the CICA Community Service Award, and continues to be active in the community through several organizations including Deltassist Family and Community Services Society as well as the North Delta Rotary Club. Maurice is also an avid hockey player. Maurice Bouchard brings community knowledge and local business information to the board. His fundraising efforts helped with the purchase and renovation of the North Delta facility

 

garth-cuthbertGarth Cuthbert, Director

Currently a consultant, GRC Consulting Ltd., with vast experience as an Electrical Technologist, with specific skills in developing reliability centred maintenance programs, equipment standards, specific equipment maintenance, mentoring support to developing engineers and technical staff, analyzes workforce safety issues, Managed BC Hydro’s oil reclamation and decontamination facilities, initiated BC Hydro Safety program towards “ Just Culture” basis, improved BC Hydro’s Safety Incident Management systems’ effectiveness as a leadership tool. Serves on the Board of the Delta Museum Society as well as on the Board of Deltassist.

dalbir-singh-mehtaDalbir Singh Mehta, Director

MBA in Business and Administration, CEO of Khalsa Credit Union, Dalbir is a multi-lingual career banker with strong ties to his community and is devoted to building a better world for future generations. An advocate of lifelong learning, Mr. Mehta has acquired diplomas, certificates, a bachelor’s degree and two Masters degrees in his personal quest. Mr. Mehta is committed to the progress of Deltassist.

 

Johann Ackermann Johann Ackerman, Director

VP Union Local 20029, Surrey Taxation Centre, has been a Delta resident since 1992 and a board member at Deltassist since March 2015. Johann has been with Canada Revenue Agency since 1990.  Johann is very active in his community and is a recipient of the Queens 2012 Diamond Jubilee Medal for his community works

 

Lindy Mathesius, Director

BA Law, BA Arts, Lawyer since June 2010,  Severide Law, Delta, B.C. Practicing primarily family law at a small firm with five lawyers, Upon completion of articles in June 2010, built a successful family law practice with sole responsibility for all stages of a file, Vast experience drafting letters, settlement proposals, agreements, and pleadings, managing a heavy caseload and dealing with clients in distress, Focus on negotiating or mediating resolutions, but regularly attends Supreme Court and Provincial Court for case conferences, chambers applications and trials. Experience in Real Estate transactions, Wills, Estates, Estate Litigation, Civil Litigation (personal injury, contract disputes) and trust accounting, Completed Level I Mediation training through the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC in 2013 as well as Collaborative Divorce training in 2015.  Volunteer, Access Pro Bono, Delta, BC 2010 – present,  providing legal advice to individuals with limited means at a monthly legal clinic at Deltassist. Board member for the Delta Museum and Archives from 2011-2015 including two terms as Chair of the Board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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