Board of Directors
Harry White, President
Harry has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Metallurgical Engineering degree from UBC. Harry is a longterm resident of White Rock/South Surrey and is married to a born and bred White Rock original. He has served as President of Community Brokerage Service Society and Treasurer of the REC For KIDS Society. He is a former member of Big Brothers, the Rotary Club of White Rock and the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Harry joined the Board of Sources in 2009.
A lifetime Lower Mainland resident, Michael graduated from the University of British Columbia with both his Commerce and Law degrees. He earned his Chartered Accountant’s designation in 1987 and was admitted as a member of the Law Society of British Columbia in 1991. Mike and his wife Liz have raised two children in the Semiahmoo Peninsula and he has been an active community supporter of many charitable causes, including being a Past Chair of the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation.
Jim Emmerton has been the Executive Director of the British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) since 2007 and has more than 40 years of experience in leading organizations. Prior to his joining the Law Institute, Mr. Emmerton served in senior management positions with John Labatt and Methanex Corp., and as a mediator. In 2011, he received the Western Canada ZSA/National Post Lifetime General Counsel award. He is a Director of the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (Canada), a Director and Treasurer of Family Councils of Ontario, a member of the National Seniors Council (Canada) and serves on the Funding Review Committee for the National Energy Board (Canada). Jim is married with a blended family of 6 children, and enjoys reading, tai chi, travel and bridge.
Jay Minhas, Director
Jay Minhas is the founder of Elegant Development, a residential and commercial construction company that has excelled over the last 17 years. Jay has contributed to many organizations, causes and Boards over the years, and has received the Community Service Award from Times of Canada (2013) and the Community Service Award from the Vancouver Home builders Association (2013). He is the co-chair for Canada India Foundation and is a member of the “Hall of Fame” for PICS Society.
Elizabeth Jones, Director
Elizabeth Jones graduated from the University of Victoria from the Faculty of Education. She taught in three School Districts in British Columbia, in a variety of assignments which included Special Education of students, Learning Disabled students as well as Regular Education classes. She created safe, inclusive environments for the varied population of students she taught. Currently, Elizabeth volunteers at Sources Women’s Place in South Surrey. She is a proud mother of a son and a daughter and lives with her husband Darrell.
Marco Iannuzzi, Director
Marco attended Harvard and MIT where he initially studied economics pre-med, and later took a path in architecture, engineering and environmental science. He currently operates his wealth management practice at RBC Dominion Securities while simultaneously playing professional football for the BC Lions—a 2011 Grey Cup champion. He sits on the board of directors for the MS Society and is an ambassador for over a dozen other charities nationwide where he serves as motivational speaker, emcee, live auctioneer to name but a few positions. He and his wife have three children and live in White Rock.
Gary Hollick, Director
As the former President of both Sources Board of Directors and Corner Stone Health Care, Gary is uniquely qualified to sit on both the Society and Foundation Boards of Directors. Gary has an impressive record of community involvement. He has completed a term as the President of the Surrey/White Rock Chamber of Commerce and served as Publisher of the Surrey Now Newspaper. He was named Business Person of the year in 2002 and Ambassador of the Year for the City of Surrey in 2008. Gary, his wife of 33 years and their two sons moved to the Lower Mainland 18 years ago and joined the Board of Sources in 2011.
Sandy Saran, Director
Sandy Saran is a Principal at Forge Properties, a White Rock based award winning real estate development company. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Master of Business Administration, a Bachelor of Technology in Accounting and a Diploma of Technology in Financial Management. Sandy is a proud mother of two and lives in Surrey with her husband, Cory. She is honoured and thrilled to join an esteemed group of committed and passionate Sources Foundation Board Members and looks forward to seeing Sources grow and flourish.
Bob Schmunk, Director
Bob was the founding partner of Schmunk Gatt Smith and Associates, a Surrey/Langley-based Employee Health Benefit and Insurance Brokerage firm. He has been active as a volunteer and director of many non-profit charitable societies in British Columbia as well as National and International charities. For 7 years he sat as President of “Set Free,” a charity involved in providing support for the families of those incarcerated in both Provincial and Federal Institutions. The families of those who commit crimes against Society often become victims because of these acts. He also served as a Director of ALS B.C. and co-chaired a number of fundraising Golf Tournaments. Bob’s passion has been Basketball and he was chair of the “All Star Selection Committee” for the Fraser Valley Boys High School Basketball Championships for 11 years. Bob has always been a a team player and looks forward to working with all the volunteers that share the vision of “Sources Foundation.”