The Board’s Role

Ensures that the business activities of the Corporation comply with the mandate from the City of Surrey.

Approves the annual budget and business plan and major new business ventures and investments.

Monitors the performance of management of the Corporation.

Independent Directors


Scott Dutchak

Scott Dutchak has more than 20 years of real estate experience including real estate development, asset management and portfolio strategies. Scott is currently with bcIMC (British Columbia Investment Management Corporation) and invests pension funds in development projects across Canada, as well as acts as a fiduciary on behalf of clients. He has held senior management positions with several major real estate organizations, including three of North America’s largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate, as well as a leading multi-national retailer.

Scott is a professional urban planner with a Bachelor of Applied Arts from Ryerson University and a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners.


Bruce Joyce

Bruce Joyce was a Senior Partner at Deloitte in Ottawa where he served terms as the Office Managing Partner National Capital Region and the National Leader of the Federal Government Practice. He currently serves as Chair of the Audit Committee of the Auditor General of Canada and is on the Advisory Board of Armstrong Monitoring, a private Ottawa manufacturing company. Mr. Joyce also Chairs the Audit Committees of two publicly listed technology companies, CounterPath Corporation in Vancouver and ProntoForms Corporation in Ottawa. He is Chair of the Audit Committee for Ross Video, a private global production technology company based in Ottawa.

Bruce has an FCPA, FCA (Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario), has his ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors and is Human Resources and Compensation Committee Certified through The Directors College.


Howard Nemtin

Howard Nemtin established Nemtin Consultants Limited in Vancouver and provided project management, consulting and real estate development expertise to institutional, government and large private clients throughout British Columbia. Prior to this, Howard worked with Marathon Realty developing shopping centres in western Canada and Narod Construction in project management. Howard has served as Chairman of Coast Mountain Bus Company and Vice-Chair of Translink. He is a Director of SFU Community Trust (Univercity) and Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee.

Howard has been on the BC Mediator Roster since 2003 and is the author of “Communities in Cooperation – A Guide to Alternate Dispute Resolution for First Nations and Local Governments in British Columbia”. Mr. Nemtin has a Bachelor of Science from York University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He is a practicing mediator with over 1,700 commercial mediations. Howard is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.


Suki Sekhon

Suki Sekhon is the President and CEO of CRS Group of Companies. The company has a diverse portfolio of retail shopping centres, office and warehouse buildings in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island and Calgary, AB. Suki’s business portfolio includes over 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. CRS Group of Companies built the Seniors Centre (Independent Living Facility and Assisted Living Facility) for Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society (PICS) in Surrey with BC Housing.

Suki attended the University of British Columbia before obtaining a Marketing Real Estate Diploma from BCIT. He is currently a member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and a Board member of the Rick Hansen Foundation.

City Directors


Vincent Lalonde

Vincent is the City Manager of the City of Surrey, and leads an innovative and dynamic Senior Management team to help shape and guide the City’s strategic and corporate goals.   Through value-based leadership, a commitment to continuous improvement, and a focus on inspiring and empowering his teams, Vincent is committed to working with Mayor and Council to deliver a thriving, green, inclusive city.

Vincent is a Professional Engineer with his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from McGill University.


Kam Grewal

Kam Grewal is responsible for the City of Surrey’s Financial Reporting, Corporate Audit, Risk Management and Corporate Procurement services. Kam has over 15 years of financial experience in the public sector and has held various leadership roles while joining the City of Surrey in 2008.

Kam is a Chartered Professional Accountant and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University.