Board of Directors
Since 2004, Sara has practiced labour and employment law. She has also written a number of articles including co-authoring the Continuing Legal Education Annual Review Employment Law Chapter for 2004 and 2007. In advising her clients, Sara draws upon her experiences including a Bachelor of Business Administration with a joint major in Psychology, as well as varied work experience in the retail, banking, not-for-profit and public sectors, and as a human resources professional. Sara has also developed well-honed negotiation and conflict resolution skills as a mother of three young children.
When she has time, Sara enjoys running, and has completed two half marathons.
Rupinder is a Partner at Grandview Law Group LLP. She practices in the areas of Family Law. From divorce settlements, business valuations, prenuptial agreements, estate litigation, child custody and access issues, guardianship, adoptions, and mobility rights, annulment, and arbitration, Rupinder has widespread experience in all matters of Family Law. In her spare time, Rupinder enjoys traveling, running (when not injured) and spending time with her young family as well as friends.
Jatinder is a C-Suite executive and accounting and finance professional with 20 years of experience in financial management. He has honed his skills in public practice and in industry working for small, family-owned companies all the way up to publicly-owned multinationals.
He brings strong qualities of integrity, credibility and a passion for work that contributes to the progress and strengthening of community, resulting in fairness and equality for everyone. Jatinder knows that people face complex issues within our community and he is excited to bring his professional experience and personal worldview to the table to help SOURCES achieve its mission of promoting social wellness.
Randall has an extensive background in media, communications, and post-secondary education. He is currently the CEO of KPU Foundation and the Vice President External Affairs at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Randall possesses over 20 years of experience in fundraising and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Previously, Randall was an editor of several newspapers for more than 10 years. The quality of his work and leadership led him and his editorial team to earn Canada’s highest journalism award.
With a vested interest in serving the community, Randall has dedicated his time to organizations such as the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation, Chambers of Commerce in Comox Valley, Campbell River and Prince George, Special Olympics and the Innovation Island Technology Association.
Brooke Fernandes is a lawyer at BKS Law Corporation and practices in the areas of wills, estates and trusts. She loves her job because she spends her time with people, whether it’s crafting personalized estate plans or helping them navigate the estate administration process.
Before settling in South Surrey with her young family, Brooke worked, travelled and studied around the world. While completing her Bachelor of Arts in international studies, Brooke worked for a Vancouver-based non-profit committed to preventing child malnutrition in Asia. As a law student, Brooke had the opportunity to return to her birthplace of Hong Kong, to live and work.
Brooke’s cross-cultural experiences reinforced her belief in the inherent dignity of each person. As a lawyer, Brooke approaches each client from this mindset, and she’s excited to bring this perspective, along with her professional training, to her role as a director. Brooke’s a community servant at heart and is honoured to be involved with the transformational work of SOURCES.
Adrianna is a UBC graduate student currently working on community health and development initiatives which focus on building relationships, strengthening connections, and promoting cooperative approaches to current and emerging issues.
It is important for Adrianna to apply an Anti-Racist, justice-focused and equity-centre approach to her work in the community.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing volleyball, swimming, and experimenting in the kitchen.
Lei (Felix) Zhang
Lei (Felix) began his current role as a financial advisor of Edward Jones Investment in South Surrey in September 2018 and is responsible for providing individual financial and investment services for the community.
Felix has great enthusiasm for volunteering and community services. He is a member of the board of directors for the Surrey-White Rock Political Engagement Society, working as a volunteer organizer and interpreter for events. He has also been a director on SOURCES’ board of directors since 2019.
Stewart has been supporting the community of White Rock/South Surrey since 1990. His continued commitment to give back can be seen in the actions and initiatives he takes on. Stewart has been a local businessman, elected official, Rotarian, and member of several local boards over the years.
He has begun to enjoy a bit more relaxation, dividing his time spent between Parksville B.C. and White Rock. Still running his business, Stewart understands the value of organizations like Sources B.C. and how much it means to the communities it serves through the support and programs offered. This only happens through volunteerism and guidance. Stewart is proud to live in B.C. and give back to our communities.
Tamara is a Dakelh Carrier woman from Prince George, British Columbia. She is from the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and currently works as a Health Manager for the Lheidli T’enneh Nation, serving the Nation in the capacity of health and wellness. She is also a Mother of two young children who bring excitement into her life.
“I am honoured to have an opportunity to be a part of the Board of Directors for SOURCES BC, and look forward to this new journey as I my personal values and vision aligns with the organization and important work SOURCES does in communities.”
Tom brings his experience in labour management accumulated over the years in both labour union and senior management HR roles primarily in the mining industry. He was chair of a health district in Saskatchewan and served as a member of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board. Moving back to B.C. in 2002, Tom has been very active as a volunteer with community organizations and he has contributed to the success of a major medical primary care facility in Parksville. Tom knows the community and is proud to serve as a member of the SOURCES Board.