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Executive Director


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.



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 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.



Manager Volunteer Resources - Administration


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.



Senior Community Safety 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 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.



Community Safety Specialist

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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. 



Mentorship and 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.



Community Safety Specialist


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.



Marketing and Sponsorship Coordinator


Maninder is currently a fourth-year business student at Beedie School of Business SFU. She joined the Surrey Crime Prevention Society in September 2021, having been recruited through the SFU Co-op Program. Maninder’s passion for writing, strategy and content creation led her to volunteer with various SFU clubs like Young Women in Business SFU and Her Campus SFU, where she worked in their marketing department. It was through these different roles, she learned she loved working with social media, coming up with different strategies, and producing campaigns to reach out to different individuals and raise engagement.


In her role as Marketing and Membership Coordinator at Surrey Crime Prevention Society, she aims to get more involved in community development and get experience working with a non-profit organization while applying her marketing skills she gained from her past roles. In her spare time, she loves reading books, writing poems, watching movies, and dancing.



Community Safety Specialist


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.



Community Safety Specialist


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.



Community Safety Specialist

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Nicky is currently a student at Simon Fraser University studying criminology and wants to pursue a career in Law Enforcement. Nicky Started with Surrey crime prevention as a volunteer in 2021 and as a result of her civic participation and dedication, she was then brought onto the team as a community safety specialist.


Nicky aims to raise awareness and prevention of gang violence and the ability to be active in your community. In her spare time, Nicky is a movie connoisseur, an avid reader of philosophy and a true crime enthusiast.