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2019 Finalists Announced – Surrey Board of Trade 23rd Annual Police Officer of the Year Awards  -Celebrating the work of the Surrey RCMP

The Surrey Board of Trade is proud to announce the finalists for the 23rd Annual Surrey Police Officer of the Year Awards. Winners in the eight categories below will be announced at the gala event taking place on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey (15269 104 Avenue) from 6:00-9:30pm. Tickets are $105 + tax each. Thank you to Co-Presenting Sponsor: Hamilton Duncan, Supporting Sponsor: Tim Hortons, and Media Sponsors: CBC Vancouver, the Surrey NOW-Leader and BCBusiness.

The Surrey RCMP along with Surrey’s Auxiliary, civilian employees and volunteers will join members of Surrey’s business community to celebrate those individuals who have been chosen by their peers and the public to receive the Police Officer of the Year Awards. Over 50 nominations were received. Nominees were judged based on their innovation, commitment, contribution and perseverance.

“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to celebrating the hard work of our Surrey RCMP, their collaborative partners and teams,” said Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “I especially look forward to hearing the audience address by the Surrey RCMP Officer in Charge, Dwayne McDonald, this year.”

“The Surrey Board of Trade has enjoyed an ongoing collaborative partnership with the Surrey RCMP over these 23 years. This event really started that partnership of community safety with the business community – obtaining feedback on the Surrey Board of Trade’s education, projects and government advocacy from local, provincial to federal issues.”

The event will continue to support the RCMP Youth Academy. A donation to this program will be made as a result of this event.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit businessinsurrey.com or call 604.581.7130.

The 2019 Finalists are:

POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR AWARD – NOMINATED BY COMMUNITY

  • Corporal Bob Keay
  • Corporal Elenore Sturko
  • Constable Richard Wright

POLICE OFFICER OF THE YEAR AWARD- NOMINATED BY PEERS

  • Constable Karen Baker
  • Corporal Thomas Boyce
  • Constable Richard Wright

ARNOLD SILZER COMMUNITY POLICING INITIATIVE AWARD

  • Auto Crime Target Team
  • Serious Crime Unit
  • Surrey Gang Enforcement Team

POLICE AND BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP AWARD

  • Guildford Town Centre
  • Karen Klein – ICBC
  • Save On Foods – Store #2207 (10312 King George Boulevard)

MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Natalie Browne
  • Marnie Neal
  • Jana Stocker

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Harsimran Cheema
  • Steve Gyorgy
  • Sharanvir Kang

RCMP AUXILIARY OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Auxiliary Terry Mann
  • Auxiliary Karen Summers
  • Auxiliary Kim Treider

POLICE TEAM OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Domestic Violence Unit
  • E-Watch
  • Police Mental Health Intervention Unit/Car 67

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Contact:

Anita Huberman
CEO, Surrey Board of Trade
604.340.3899
anita@businessinsurrey.com