Eric Woodward


Eric resides a few steps from the commercial area of Fort Langley, with the odd commercial project within its commercial core, most notably the Coulter Berry Building at the corner of Glover Road and Mavis Avenue. Eric is also a Director of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Catherine Doyle

Vice President

Following an early career in EDP, as computer operations and programming was known at the time, Cathy began her family and returned to university studying Interior Design, Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Manitoba. A resident of Fort Langley, Cathy has most recently volunteered as a director for the Fort Langley Community Association for three years. Cathy represents Spacial Effects Design.

Gareth Abreo


Gareth is a lifelong resident of Fort Langley, and has worked with Wendel’s Bookstore & Cafe for over a decade. At Wendel's, he is primarily responsible for social media, community outreach initiatives, and policy development. Gareth is also a director of the Fort Langley Community Improvement Society.

Christine Burdeniuk


Christine and her husband Peter Kravchuke have operated a law office in Fort Langley for the past 20 years, focused on corporate/commercial, trade-marks, wills and estates and some real estate law. Her husband’s company, Burg Properties Ltd., owns commercial property on the corner of 96th Avenue and Glover Road. Together, they have been involved in the local community for many years.

Angela Hazelton


Angela was born and raised in Fort Langley. After working at 2 Fort Langley restaurants and several others to launch her hospitality career, Angela helped open and manage Katie's Cafe in the Fort strip mall in 2005. Angela put her experience and talents to work on developing and opening Beatniks Bistro with her family in 2007, and as the general manager she continues to oversee the continued success of the business.

Franco Papalia


Franco Papalia’s experience in the financial services industry spans over 35 years. He recently established his new office within the village of Fort Langley, on 96th Avenue. He is a mentor in Trinity Western University’s student mentor program and provides an annual bursary to select students in the Business Program. Franco is a board member of Vision360, which seeks to connect like minded business leaders with the desire to create community in population centres in Canada and around the world.

John Tomlinson


John has lived in Langley since 1959 on a farm that had been homesteaded by his grandfather. For the last 28 years John has run a financial planning practice. 10 years ago John became the owner of the Fort Pub, he currently owns the Fort Pub with Todd Price. John has sat on numerous boards and is very much looking forward to his time with Fort Langley BIA. Todd, John and staff hope all have a great time enjoying the village of Fort Langley.