Community Committees



The CIR:CLE Director is previously been involved in the community-based committees listed below. If you would like to discuss a potential role for the CIR:CLE in your community group, please email Stephen Dooley.


Committee Representative ,
Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS)
Board of Directors
Pacific Community Resources is an award winning, accredited, not-for-profit society serving Lower Mainland communities since 1984. The agency provides alternate education, employment, addiction counselling and prevention services, housing search support, and cultural enrichment for children, youth, adults and families.

PCRS is committed to community-based research, advocacy, and community development to identify service gaps and strategies to address social problems such as poverty, child abuse, mental health, substance abuse, violence and homelessness.

Committee Member,
Vibrant Surrey

Vibrant Surrey is a not-for-profit society with the mission to encourage and facilitate collaborative efforts to reduce poverty in Surrey and increase the quality of life for Surrey’s most vulnerable residents.  

Committee Member,
Umoja of Surrey

Umoja operation compassion society of British Columbia strives to promote unity, respect, and dignity among African and other minority immigrants. Their mission is to empower Africans and other newcomers to integrate into Canadian society; and to support initiatives to improve the quality of life in Africa.

Committee Member,
The Boys & Girls Club Community Services of Delta/Richmond, Delta Addictions program

Since 1960, Boys and Girls Club Community Services of Delta/Richmond (BGCCS), has provided essential programs and services to children, youth and families. From early and middle year’s development, through recreational services and counselling supports, to employment services and leadership programs, the BGCCS remains committed to the health and well being of the community it serves.

Committee Member,
City of Surrey
Inclusiveness Committee (Immigration)
The City of Surrey is dedicated to a policy of multicultural inclusiveness and meets regularly to address immigration concerns, developments and upcoming plans to increase inclusiveness for immigrants.

Committee Representative,
City of Surrey – Social Planning Advisory Committee

The City of Surrey's Social Planning Advisory Committee exists to create forward-thinking plans that further the city's goals of being healthy, vibrant and socially sustainable. The committee's direction comes from the Plan for the Social Well-Being of Surrey Residents, which prioritizes children and youth, housing and homelessness, community development and inclusion, crime and public safety, and substance abuse and addictions.