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KAREN REID SIDHU

Executive Director

Karen is a senior development and community safety professional with over 25 years of experience spearheading projects within the private, public and not-for-profit sector. She brings solid relationships within local communities, government and private industry.

Karen identified common values and interests, generating active and enthusiastic participation with community partners in her roles with Fortis BC, ICBC and with two national charities. Her creative ideas and concepts were successfully launched into actionable and measurable campaigns and projects, resulting in increased public awareness and revenue streams that achieved or surpassed all goals both regionally and nationally.

Karen is the former Chair of the Board of Trustees with Surrey Libraries. She is also the Chair of the Transit Police Chiefs Community Council. Karen is a graduate from the University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business in Sales and Marketing Management, and holds a designation as a Certified Marketing Executive. She is currently in the process of completing her Public Relations designation through the University of Victoria. She joined the team at Surrey Crime Prevention June 2012.

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MICHELLE KUMAR

Director of Operations | Human Resources

Michelle began volunteering with Surrey Crime Prevention in 2012 as an office volunteer. In April of 2013, she was hired as the Mentorship Coordinator for the Youth At-Risk Mentorship and Leadership Program. In her role, she was able to utilize both aspects of her academic experiences.

After successfully launching the Mentorship and Leadership Program at SCPS, Michelle was promoted to Director of Operations and Human Resources to oversee the operations of the Community Safety Programs delivered in the City of Surrey. She is a graduate of the Human Resource Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. As a graduate from Simon Fraser University, Michelle has completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Joint Major in Criminology and Psychology. She has gained valuable experience through volunteerism and currently is a member of the Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Community Council for the Fraser Valley.

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JEN D'SOUZA

Interim – Director of Operations | Human Resources

Born in Etobicoke, Ontario, Jen moved to Surrey with her family when she was three years old and has been a proud resident of Surrey ever since. A graduate from the University of British Columbia, Jen completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Political Science Major in 2011.

 

Jen began volunteering at Surrey Crime Prevention Society in October 2012. Her strong communication abilities and constructive work ethic propelled her into a leadership role as a Membership Drive Coordinator with SCPS in December 2012. In January 2013, Jen was hired as a full time employee for SCPS as the Volunteer and Membership Recruitment Coordinator. Recently, Jen was promoted to Manager of Volunteer Resources responsible for recruiting and managing the vast portfolio of volunteers with SCPS.

Jen enjoys following international and national current affairs and cultural events. Jen enjoys spending her spare time with family and friends, reading and volunteering in the community. Jen has volunteered at Sources Community Resources Society, has fundraised for the Canadian Red Cross.

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GAGAN JOHAL

Interim – Manager Volunteer Resources | Administration

Gagan joined Surrey Crime Prevention Society in 2011 as a Community Safety Volunteer. She was the recipient of the 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award for her dedication to public safety in the Newton Community Safety Tour Program. Gagan is dedicated to making a difference in the community by helping those in need, uplifting the most vulnerable and spearheading initiatives to promote positive changes in the community. She is passionate about community safety, civic pride, and youth mentorship.

Gagan holds a Bachelors Degree in Law Enforcement from the Justice Institute of British Columbia, and wishes to pursue a Master’s Degree in Humanitarian Studies. In her free time, Gagan loves travelling, reading and volunteering.

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JASKARAN SANGHA

Community Safety Specialist

Jaskaran is currently a student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, as part of the Criminology program and will be pursuing a career as a legal professional. Jaskaran has been an active volunteer with the Surrey Crime Prevention Society since August 2019, and is now a Community Safety Specialist with the organization. In his down time, Jaskaran enjoys spending time with family, reading, and playing basketball

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JASPREET JANDU

Membership & Marketing Specialist

Jaspreet has been part of Surrey Crime Prevention Society since February 2018, where he originally volunteered as part of the Community Safety Tours Program, as a way of gaining more volunteer experience for his resume. During his time as a volunteer, he gained valuable experience out in the field and was eventually hired as the organization’s Membership & Marketing Coordinator. His future goals include having a career in either Law Enforcement or Paramedicine, and wishes to give back to the community in the form of civil service.

Jaspreet is a graduate of Simon Fraser University with a Bachelors of Arts in Interactive Arts & Design, and has a passion for the arts that has lasted since he was a kid. In his free time, Jaspreet loves to draw, read comics, watch movies, TedTalks, go to the gym, and research facts about the world and history. His outlook on life includes the notion that knowledge is something that is ever-growing, and that it is important to learn from experiences that can make you stronger as a person. One day, he hopes to host his own Ted Talk, about his experiences within his future career.

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TEJVIR JOSAN

Community Safety Specialist

Tejvir is currently a student at Simon Fraser University and is enrolled in the Criminology program. Tejvir is pursuing a career in law enforcement. In his free time, Tejvir enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, challenging himself in different ways, and being outdoors.As a Community Safety Specialist, and resident of Surrey, Tejvir aims to raise community awareness and motivate others into serving the communities in which they live in.

Furthermore, Tejvir hopes to increase safety in the City of Surrey while meeting new people and getting their perspective on life.

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MIKO AHMAD

Community Safety Specialist

Miko has been a member of Surrey Crime Prevention Society since November of 2018. She initially joined the Community Safety Tours Program as a volunteer, took part in numerous special events and additionally helped as an office volunteer. Because of her dedication and experience within SCPS, Miko was employed as a Community Safety Specialist in 2019.

Miko’s interest in the criminal justice system led her to obtain a diploma in Criminology and aim towards a career in law enforcement. She is currently an active volunteer with the District Community Police office in North Delta and hopes to become involved with more communities in order to gain a diversity of experience. In her free time, Miko enjoys travelling, drawing and painting. Born in winter, she loves snow and finds the cold invigorating!

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RAVEENA BASRA

Community Safety Specialist

Raveena has been part of Surrey Crime Prevention Society since July 2019 as a way to gain experience in the field. She has been a resident of Surrey her whole life and hopes to make the communities within Surrey a safer place for everyone. Raveena holds a diploma in Criminal Justice and is currently completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Investigation.

 

She is pursuing a career in Forensic Sciences so that she can one day work in a Forensic Laboratory. In her spare time Raveena coaches soccer to younger children, developing their skills and footwork while also teaching them the values of leadership and teamwork. Raveena also enjoys reading, travelling, and playing sports.

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PARAMPREET KAUR BHULLAR

Community Safety Specialist

Parampreet Kaur Bhullar joined Surrey Crime Prevention Society as a volunteer in 2018. During her time as a volunteer she supported Community Safety Tours, the Traffic Safety Program and many other special events.

Because of her commitment to SCPS, Parampreet was hired as a Community Safety Specialist supporting community safety programs and raising  awareness while motivating others to serve their community.

Parampreet was an international student and as a woman of color, Parampreet faced a lot of adversity in Canada, however despite these challenges, she was able to obtain her diploma in Computer Science and Information Systems. Parampreet is determined to one day to secure a career in law enforcement where she can continue to serve her community and create a safer Surrey for everyone.

In her spare time, aside from volunteering in the community, Parampreet, enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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SONYA SANDHU

Community Safety Specialist

Sonya is highly motivated and passionate about building a career that enables her to have a positive impact within the community.  She joined Surrey Crime Prevention Society to gain experience working in public safety. Sonya is an avid soccer player whose team won the provincial championship in 2014.

 

As a result of her accomplishments in soccer, she was successful in attaining a scholarship to study at the University of York and is currently the captain of her soccer team.  


Sonya is currently studying in the Faculty of Law at the University of York in England. Additionally, she is Vice-President of the Sikh Society in York and is leading a Diversity in Sport initiative for the University. Sonya lives in Surrey with her family.

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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
V3W 3E9

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