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KAREN REID SIDHU

Executive Director

Karen Sidhu Surrey Crime Prevention Society Member

Karen is a senior development and community safety professional with over 35 years of experience spearheading projects within the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. She brings solid relationships with 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 launched into actionable and measurable campaigns and projects, resulting in increased public safety and 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 sits on the Transit Police Chiefs Community Council and was former Chair. Karen also received BCLTA Trustee of the Year and recently received the distinguished "Outstanding Canadian" award (one of 15 recipients in Canada).  She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Sauder School of Business in Sales and Marketing Management, and holds a designation as a Certified Marketing Executive. Karen also studied Public Relations at the University of Victoria.  Karen joined Surrey Crime Prevention Society as the Executive Director in 2012.

MICHELLE KUMAR

Director of Operations | Human Resources

Michelle Kumar Surrey Crime Prevention Society

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 overseeing the operations of the Community Safety Programs delivered throughout 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 was the Chair of the Coast Capital Savings Youth Get It Community Council for the Fraser Valley.

JEN D'SOUZA

Manager Volunteer Resources - Administration

Jen DSouza Surrey Crime Prevention Society

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.

JASPREET JANDU

Senior Community Safety Specialist

Jaspreet Jandu Surrey Crime Prevention Society

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 has gained valuable experience out in the field and was eventually hired as the organization’s Membership & Marketing Coordinator. Recently, Jaspreet was promoted to Senior Community Safety Specialist as a result of his strong leadership and mentorship in the programs he supports.  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.

MANJOT DOSANJH

Community Safety Specialist

Manjot Dosanjh Surrey Crime Prevention Society

Manjot is currently in her second year at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.  She is studying business, and her long-term goal is to pursue a career in law enforcement.  She joined Surrey Crime Prevention as a volunteer in May 2021.  After volunteering for one year Manjot decided to apply to become one of the community safety specialists. Because of her customer service experience working in retail and leadership experience working with the youth, Manjot was hired in April 2022.

 

Manjot loves working with the youth, and staying active in her community.  During her free time, she loves to take her dog on walks, spend quality time with family and go on hikes in the wilderness. 

TEJVIR JOSAN

Mentorship and Community Safety Specialist

Tejvir Josan Surrey Crime Prevention Society

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.

MANJODH KANG

Community Safety Specialist

Manjodh Kang Surrey Crime Prevention Society

Manjodh is currently a student at the Justice Institute of British Columbia enrolled in the Law Enforcement Studies program and is pursuing a career in the public service field. His passion for public safety and service led him to volunteer with Surrey Crime Prevention Society, where he was eventually hired as a Community Safety Specialist and is currently fulfilling his role as a Coordinator for the Citizen’s Community Safety Watch Program.

 

Manjodh hopes to make a positive impact within his community while gaining valuable experiences and skills in the field that can be applied to a career in law enforcement. In his free time, Manjodh likes going to the gym, playing sports, learning about history and current events, and enjoying the great outdoors.

DARREN BRIERLEY

Community Safety Specialist

Darren Brierley Surrey Crime Prevention Society

Darren is currently a student in his final term at KPU where he is pursuing a B.A. in Criminology.  After graduation, Darren aspires to work with either the RCMP or a municipal agency as a police constable. 

 

Darren started with the Surrey Crime Prevention Society as a volunteer in early 2019 and has participated in many of the programs offered.  On his days off, Darren enjoys spending time outdoors with his friends and family and loves watching movies.

PREETI NEGI

Community Safety Specialist

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Preeti has volunteered with the Surrey Crime Prevention Society since July 2021 and was hired as a Community Safety Specialist in the Spring of 2022. She is passionate about helping her community and credits this as her motivation to get involved with the organization. She hopes to gain valuable experience for her future career.

 

She is currently doing her major in Criminology at Simon Fraser University and hopes to pursue a career in law enforcement. On her days off, She enjoys outdoor activities, watching movies, and spending quality time with her family. 

DYLLAN HARRIS

Community Safety Specialist

Dyllan Harris Surrey Crime Prevention Society

Dyllan Harris is a Community Safety Specialist with our Citizens Community Safety Watch Program. Prior to his role of a Community Safety Specialist, he was a volunteer with the Surrey Crime Prevention Society. During his time as a volunteer, he has gained valuable knowledge and experience about his community by helping to complete our mission of a 360° holistic approach to community safety. Dyllan is passionate about making a difference in his community, and is a strong leader. His hobbies include sports, serving his community, and traveling.

Dyllan is a graduate from the Justice Institute of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies. Dyllan aspires to obtain a career in Law Enforcement with the Surrey Police Service.

DEEPA HEER

Community Safety Specialist

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Deepa is currently a student at Simon Fraser University majoring in Criminology. He hopes to pursue a career as a police officer in the future and is currently working towards that goal. 

Deepa has been working since he was sixteen years of age and has enjoyed having a full work load successfully managing school and work. Deepa played rugby throughout high school, but now has a focus of preparing physically by attending the gym to prepare for the physical requirements for his future career goals. Exercising has played a major role in his life, allowing him to become more disciplined while focusing on health. 
 

NILOFER RAHIMI

Community Safety Specialist

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Nilofer is a recent graduate from Simon Fraser University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminology. Her long- term goal is to attend law school and become a human rights lawyer.

 

With a strong commitment to contributing to the safety of her community, Nilofer began volunteering with Surrey Crime Prevention Society in August 2020. During her role as a volunteer, she participated in the mentorship program gaining a great sense of achievement from committing to the academic success of her mentee while building and maintaining a healthy relationship with them.

 

Her passion for helping others and enhancing public safety further led her to joining the team as a Community Safety Specialist. 

In her free time, Nilofer likes to stay active, go to the gym, play with her dog, read books, and dance. She enjoys travelling to new places and exposing herself to new cultures, traditions, and foods. 

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