Board of Directors

Mike MacSorley

Mike_webMike is the General Manager for one of Surrey’s largest annual events, the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association, overseeing daily operations and responsible for strategic corporate planning. With a background in economics at SFU and radio broadcasting at BCIT Mike possess over 30 years of leadership and management in various executive roles. He brings savvy business acumen and sound leadership skills to the SCPS Board of Directors and the ability to assist with sponsorship opportunities and strategic vision. Mike’s mission is to represent corporate and community interests with stewardship and integrity.

Sandra Benz

SandraBenz_webSandra is a Real Estate Professional with over 16 year’s experience assisting people with the biggest decision of their lives when buying or selling a home. She was born and raised in Surrey, BC and raised her daughter, now an adult, in Surrey.

Sandra enjoys her role as a Professional Realtor and currently works with Re/Max Performance Realty in North Delta. Sandra is also very involved as a volunteer and enjoys giving back in her community. Sandra is currently a Director with the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board.

She is also actively involved with the Surrey Board of Trade and Sandra has been involved in numerous sports organizations at both a local and provincial board level. One of the most rewarding roles Sandra has been involved in is fostering animals through the SPCA. She believes it is everyone’s to responsibility to give back whereever possible.

Matt Anderson

Matt_WebMatt is a Realtor specializing in Surrey and Langley. Matt works with Keller Williams Elite Realty and enjoys helping people buy and sell their homes. He has lived in Surrey for 10 years and has worked in the crime prevention field for almost 15 years, starting in retail loss prevention before moving into private investigation.

Matt also owned and operated a company that assisted retailers in designing and maintaining their in house security and loss prevention programs. Matt often provided pro bono services to smaller community retailers in order to help them grow.

Matt attended the Police Foundations program at Algonquin College in Ottawa and the Residential Real Estate Trading program at the University Of British Columbia.

Perbeen Mann

Perbeen Mann is a lawyer with the Government of Canada and has extensive knowledge of criminal justice and race relations issues. She is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Law Society of Alberta having been called to the bar in both provinces.

Perbeen is a dedicated and enthusiastic volunteer, having participated in various volunteering commitments including representing labour interests of federal lawyers and tackling diversity-equity issues in the federal service. Perbeen is active in the City of Surrey and currently serves as a Board Trustee with Surrey Libraries where she advocates the value of life-long learning and equitable access of library services. Perbeen is pleased to have joined the Board of Directors with Surrey Crime Prevention Society (SCPS) and looks forward to inspiring and engaging our local youth towards responsible citizenship and actualized optimism for the future.

Upkar Singh Tatlay

Upkar Singh Tatlay is the Managing Director of Oxus Nexus – a technology and innovation firm in British Columbia, Canada where he leads the scientific research and experimental development division.  In addition to his extensive experience on various civic boards and committees, he is also the Executive Director of the Opus Prep Foundation, a provincially appointed Commissioner for Vital Statistics, zone coach for Basketball BC, and the Vice President of the Indian Classical Music Society.

As an alumnus of UVic and UBC, Upkar also facilitates enriching experiences for post secondary students through international co-op placements and practicums in the sciences.

Parveen Sandhu

Parveen has been with the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General for the past 10 years, first as a Corrections Officer at Surrey Pre-Trial Services Centre, and for the past four years as a Probation Officer in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. Parveen has always felt a deep connection in volunteer service. Growing up in Victoria, Parveen started volunteering at the age of 16 with Victoria General Hospital, which led to various volunteer opportunities, including the Victoria City Police Department.
For the past 25 years, Parveen has been a resident of Surrey. She has dedicated time in various organizations, including BC Children’s Hospital, Peace Arch Hospital, but is most proud of the 10 years she served as the President of the Parents Advisory Council at T.E. Scott Elementary School.

As a proud resident of Surrey, Parveen would like to see the youth of Surrey become proud parents and contributors to this beautiful city. Having pride in your city, achieving accomplishments within your community is a notion that Parveen holds to the highest degree. With her knowledge in the Criminal Justice Field, focusing on communication, training and public safety, Parveen looks forward to contributing to the Surrey Crime Prevention Society for years to come.

Sammy Medyk

Graduating with a Bachelors in Criminology from Kwantlen University as well as being a new homeowner in Surrey, Sammy is looking forward to apply his education to help the city with its unique crime prevention challenges.

With over 10 years of working and volunteering within the Criminal Justice System, Sammy is currently at the forefront of the fast pace and growing field of private and corporate investigations. Being an Investigator with one of Canada’s leading security firms, Sammy tackles a various array of unique challenges with poise and determination.

As a new resident and future investor in Surrey, Sammy is excited to have a positive impact on the communities within the city during an extraordinary time of growth.

Mani Deol-Fallon 

Mani Deol-Fallon is a life long community organizer, a wife of 25 years, a mother of 2 young women, and a proud resident of Surrey since 1981. Mani works in the private aviation industry as a marketing, business development professional. Mani is driven by passion and purpose, always working towards a better society for all. Mani has worked with First Nations communities across BC, working on capacity development. This work was a continuation of Mani’s desire to bring communities together by understanding that our shared values as Canadians unite us far more than our differences in age, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and politics set us apart.

She has worked to better countless communities in Surrey, including South Asians (Hindus, Sikhs, and Muslims), Chinese, Vietnamese, Koreans, Filipinos, and the Chaldean (Iraqi Christian) Refugees. Mani brings a depth and breadth of experience she hopes can help make Surrey the best it can be. She is a current volunteer director on the Citizen Advisory Committee for Corrections Canada. She is a former director of the: Diversity Advisory Committee with the City of Surrey; South Asian Family Association; and BC Motion Picture Theatre Association.

Jagtar Dhaliwal

Jagtar Dhaliwal is a man of action having more than 10 years of experience in Employment Programs, including employment counseling, case management, workshop facilitation, job development, job mentoring and program management. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Political Science and History from the Punjab University Chandigarh.

When he is not advising or counselling, he is lending a hand to whoever needs help. He sincerely believes that his purpose in life is to be useful to others. Interestingly, his first stint with PICS was back in 2001 when he joined the organization as a counsellor after completing his Life Skills, counselling and coaching Diploma. Jagtar’s efforts to help people in his community and his positive attitude has earned him a Businessman of the Year from Arkansas State in the US. In addition, in 2014 he was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.

Tina Krecsy

Tina is a Youth Probation Officer with the Ministry of Children and Family Development for the Province of BC. She has extensive knowledge of youth justice issues and resources within the city of Surrey. Tina has vast experience working with non-profit organizations throughout the Lower Mainland and for over five years has been working directly with high risk and criminalized youth in the city of Surrey.

Tina has lived in Surrey for over 10 years and enjoys working within the community in which she serves. As a former Coordinator of Volunteers at the Burnaby Youth Custody Centre, she understands the profound impact that volunteering can have on the community. Tina looks forward to continued work with Surrey Crime Prevention Society to support community safety and public awareness.

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