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.
Jim has been involved with the BIA since its creation in 1997. Over these years he has served in all executive positions, and brings tremendous experience, knowledge and history to the BIA.
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.
For just under 20 years, Brenda Alberts has owned and operated the award-winning Birthplace of B.C. Gallery. An outstanding community volunteer and 33 year resident of Fort Langley, Brenda was responsible for re-establishing the Remembrance Day service at the Fort Cenotaph, in addition to many community fundraising initiatives.
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 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.
Blair is a founding partner in Euphoria Chocolates which has been serving Fort Langley for almost 10 years. In this time he has assisted in the awareness and promotion of local needs and events.