SVCPC Board Of Directors 2017-2018
Back row, left to right: Cal McIntosh (NPO), Mart Rapada (BOD), Anna Tse (BOD), Danton Jung (BOD-Secretary), Richard Lai (BOD)
Front row, left to right: Gus Lal (BOD-Treasurer), Sandra Lam (BOD-Vice President), Adrien Balazs (Executive Director), Gail McKay (BOD-President), Royke Rambing (BOD), Chris Chung (BOD)
BOD = Board of Director
NPO = Neighbourhood Police Officer
2017 Vaisakhi Parade
Our volunteers participated in this years Vaisakhi parade. Thousands of people came out to attend the event.
The streets were filled with diversity, music and delicious food.
Vaisakhi is an important day in the Sikh community as it celebrates the Khalsa,by the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, in 1699.
Annual VPD Police Officers Physical Abilities Test
On October 1st the SVCPC participated in the first Annual VPD Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) held at the Justice Institute of BC. Over 30 teams comprising of athletes of all levels participated in this all day event. We were able to enter two very competitive teams that performed well. Although they did not win the competition, our A team managed to have the fastest time among all of the participating Community Policing Centre Teams. Most of our team members were able help clean up after the event. Great job everyone!!! Our A Team members were Khaled, Alex, Vincent, Nathan and Colette and our B Team members were Shafiq, Foster, Andrew, Suhrob and Joey. And a big thank you to Parween for coming out and cheering on teams on.
Annual General Meeting
On June 21st, 2016, the South Vancouver Community Crime Prevention Society held their Annual General Meeting at the Vancouver Alpen Club located at 4875 Victoria Drive. The well attended event saw six people, new to the SVCPC, be elected to the 2016-2017 Board of Directors. They bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience. These professionals are high energy and are already very much involved in the community they work or live in. Congratulations to all SVCPC Board of Directors for your energy and dedication to help improve community safety and reduce crime through crime prevention education and the implementation of crime prevention services, programs and initiatives.