For the past 25 years Marlene Grinnell has devoted herself to the community of Langley. As a member and later Chair of the Board of School Trustees, she demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the children of her community. For the past 12 years, Marlene has been the Mayor of Langley establishing a solid and highly respected reputation as an approachable, visionary leader, who has the best interests of the community at heart. She helped to revitalize the business core, rekindled a spirit of volunteerism, and put the City of Langley on the map in BC, Canada and other parts of the world. She inspired her community to work together.