Executive

President – Rabi Alam, MA, MBA

Chair. Delta EDA seniors committee
Chair. Policy Committee Delta –Newton Liberal Riding 2003 -2012
Volunteer. Refugee Settlement, Food Bank, Community Issues

Past Occupations:

  • Visiting Prof, Napier University MBA extension program. Shanghai University campus 2000-2002
  • Careers in public service in senior/executive management’ with Govt. of Canada, Province of Nova Scotia 1971 1992
  • Federal Negotiator, Treaty Claims, Prairie Region Govt. of Canada 1993-1998.

Interests:

  • Enjoy time with five Grandchildren
  • Hiking rated trails in countries
  • Outdoor activities

Vice President – Wilf Hurd

Wilf Hurd was born and raised in British Columbia; he has resided primarily in White Rock and Langley.  Mr. Hurd was elected to the British Columbia Legislature in the October, 1991, election as the MLA for South Surrey-White Rock and served from then until 1997. During that time he served on numerous Legislative Committees, including Agriculture; Forests, Lands and Parks; Aboriginal Affairs; and Natural Resources. His has worked in journalism and creative writing,  speechwriting, detailed proposal writing, government relations strategic plans, correspondence and connecting with government. His community involvement includes serving on several committees

Secretary –Gail Rochester

Past President of SLCBC and Past Co-Chair, Anglophone of the National SLC – Ken Halliday

Membership/Liaison Chair – Judith Higginbotham

Judy taught physical Educationjudith-h and English for 10 years. While bringing up her family, she volunteered in her community, and worked as editor, writer and broadcaster for local publications. First elected in 1983 as a City Councillor in Surrey, she served for 25 consecutive years, retiring in 2008. Having served the Liberal Party for 40 years and having worked in every federal election, she ran as a candidate in 2016 narrow losing in a two way race in south Surrey – White Rock. An energetic and  passionate Liberal best describes Judy. She is the SLCBC Membership/Liaison Chair.

Policy Chair – Doug McDonald

Treasurer – Don Currie

Director At Large – Judy Berg

Women Liberals’ Commission representative to the Senior Liberals’ Commission  – Jean Lewandowski, B Math, M SC

jean-1024x768Jean has taught Computer Science at university, community college and was Director of IT at secondary schools in Manitoba,  Ontario and British Columbia. She founded a business providing computer workshops to corporate clients. Jean is on the executive of Vancouver Quadra and the WLCBC and the data team of Vancouver Quadra.   She is the SLCBC Webmaster.

 

Director At Large – Dr. Alan Lowe DMD, PhD, FRCD(C), FACD

alan-lowe-600x600Professor Emeritus of Orthodontics at UBC, he lectures extensively nationally and internationally on the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.  He has published over 140 papers, 180 abstracts and 15 book chapters.  He has successfully filed Canadian, U.S. and international patents for each of three inventions in the sleep field.  He was a founding members of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and is a member of their Board of Directors .  He is on the Policy Committee for Vancouver Granville EDA and has had a long association with the Liberal Party of Canada.

Director At Large – Frank McGilly

Director At Large – Paul Stanwood

Dr. Stanwood is a longtime professor of English, now Emeritus, at UBC, with special interest in the period of Shakespeare. He received the UBC Alumni Association Faculty Citation Award for community service, in part recognizing twenty-five years of leadership in Scouts Canada. A delegate to National Liberal conventions in Montreal and Vancouver, he is currently a member of the executive of Vancouver Quadra EDA.

Director at Large – Luke Lewandowski

National SLC Regional Director, Canada West – Sukhdev (Dave) Aujla