About Us

OUR TEAM

 

Our dedicated Board members guide the organization to stay true and respectful to our principles and guide the Governance and Resource Development of the organization. We are growing to fulfill our capacity in the community while constantly keeping their eyes on the FRIS Mission, Purpose and Vision.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Shannon Adams,  President

Clarence Hall, Vice President

RoseAnne Timbrell, Director

Jessica Eckstein, Treasurer 

Emily Hinman, Secretary

 

STAFF MEMBERS

Ginna Berg, Executive Director

Nazila  Hajyzadeh, Accountant

Candice Sharpe, Administration 

Lizette Peters, Housing Support Worker

Amelia Blair, Early Years Cultural Advisor 

Don Wells, Program Manager (Family Development) 

Darell Gaddie, Program Aide

Jim Reilly, Resource Navigator

Stephen Schumacher, Family Strengthening Worker

Roy Leathem, Family Strengthening Worker 

PASSIONATE PEOPLE
 

Volunteers:  We search out those with strength in diversity in heritage and experience, education, vocation, and training. You have a perspective and a voice to be heard. 

You want to be involved with what we do, with a limited time commitment. Give us a call and we can discuss what  opportunities there are to share what you do best.

GOALS

SHORT TERM
  • Continued growth and success

  • Strategic planning

  • Board Development

  • Public Relations/promotion

  • Membership drive

  • Maintain and enhance community partnerships

LONG TERM
  • Provide Support Services for Indigenous children, youth, individuals and families

  • A Fraser River Indigenous Society all nation gathering place

AS WE LOOK AHEAD
 

Central gathering place, one that is visible, accessible and known in the community that:

 

  • Recognizes Coast Salish Territory and the multiple Aboriginal representations in the area

  • Makes an Indigenous presence a priority, and recognizes the large off-reserve presence.

  • Ensures that people know and understand the traditional territories of the Katzie, Kwantlen and Kwikwetlem Nations.

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CONTACT US
Fraser River Indigenous Society

202 - 19141 Ford Rd
Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada

V3Y 2P8

 

Tel: 604-458-0151       Fax: 604-458-0155