THE Surrey Board of Trade this week announced the honorary director appointment of Arvinder Singh Bubber to its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Bubber will assist with special projects and provide advice on the Surrey Board of Trade’s advocacy initiatives and position papers. The Surrey Board of Trade, in accordance with their bylaws, can appoint up to two directors to their board.
“I am pleased and honored that the Surrey Board of Trade has provided me an Honorary Director’s appointment. I look forward to working together with them in building an economically stronger Surrey, locally and internationally,” said Bubber.
Most recently Kevin Falcon was also appointed as an honorary director.
Previous Surrey Board of Trade honorary directors include Wally Oppal, Jock Finlayson and Michael Levy.
Bubber is curently serving as Chancellor of Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Member of SFU’s India Advisory Council, SFU. He was the winner of the 2010 Surrey Business Person of the Year. Past board associations: vice chair, Asia Pacific Trade Council, Government of BC; director, Fraser Health Authority; chair, board of governors, Kwantlen University College; and member finance and audit committee, Kwantlen University College.
He has mentored several others in the business world, participated in numerous fundraisers, and guided young people through the Junior Achievement Foundation of British Columbia. As the founding president of SPARK Education Foundation, he continually donates his talents to raise funds to promote academic achievement by helping students who are challenged economically or culturally to remain in high school and attain their dream of a post-secondary education.