Jim Fraser

Jim Fraser has spent over 50 years working for Williams Lake in a range of areas such as the Recreation Commission, the Municipal Council and the Cariboo Memorial Hospital Board. Jim has been the director of the Hough Memorial Cancer Society for 20 years, helping to raise over $1 million dollars for critical cancer detection equipment.

Barbara Shaw

Barbara Shaw has been involved in many of Cache Creek’s valuable committees, projects and organizations for over 35 years. Among her many efforts, Barbara is head of the Emergency Social Services and sits on the Cache Creek Village Council. For the past 30 years, Barbara has been involved with the Red Cross Loan Cupboard.

Sherrold Haddad

Sherrold Haddad has contributed to numerous charitable organizations in Surrey, such as the BC Special Olympics Charity Auction and the Variety Club of BC. As the Chair of the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation for 5 years, Sherrold Haddad worked to raise over $10 million dollars for the construction of a new Children’s Health Centre.

Laura Sporer

Laura Fisher has a long history of community involvement in Cloverdale, where her numerous fundraising projects and events assist her community. The Surrey Firefighters Charitable Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Cloverdale Family Community Christmas Dinner and the Variety Club of BC are just a few of the organizations that benefit from her continual efforts.

Dot Andrews

Dot Andrews has served her community for over 50 years as an effective, impartial leader. She has been elected to chair municipal organizations such as the Campbell River School Board, Regional Board and General Hospital Board through challenging years of growth and development.

Lt. Col. Pritam Singh Jauhal

Lt. Col. Jauhal is the founder and president of the Indian Ex-Servicemen Society of British Columbia, providing free counseling and assistance to army, navy and air force pensioners in Surrey. Lt. Col. Jauhal is a renowned leader in the struggle against discrimination, regularly contributing to multinational committees and workshops.

Mallory Statham

At barely 17 years of age Mallory Statham is an accomplished youth leader and mentor in her community of Powell River. Mallory has worked with the ICBC RoadSense Team, the Community Food Bank Drive and the National Juvenile Diabetes Foundation to educate her fellow students and improve her community.

Kimberley Arthur-Leung

Kimberley Arthur-Leung’s efforts as Chair of the Delta Hospital Foundation led to its most successful years of fundraising, ensuring quality health care for her community. She served as Director of the Boys and Girls Club, Delta Youth Services and Crime Prevention Society, as well as serving on the Delta Police Board.

Lakhvinder Jhaj

As president in 2003 of the Penticton and District Multi-Cultural Society Lakhvinder Jhaj was instrumental in the declaration of National Multicultural Week and spearheaded the 2003 Multicultural Festival in Penticton. Lakhvinder piloted a forum entitled “Clash of Cultures” addressing inter-generational conflict within Indo-Canadian families and, as well, was involved in the Harvest Outreach Program.