Our Team

Executive Director:  Lisa Werring

Lisa has been serving as the SCB Executive Director since August 2017, bringing over 25 years of non profit experience, largely in the field of meeting the the needs of vulnerable children.  As a long time Surrey resident, Lisa is delighted to be able to bring her skills to work in her community.

Toy Depot Manager:  Angela Neufeld

Angela has been with the Christmas Bureau for many years, her dedication to the organization is amazing!  Her cheerful nature and can do attitude is an inspiration and a gift to everyone!

NEW! Community Engagement Coordinator:  Avleen Pandher

Avleen comes to us from Simon Fraser University’s Co-Op program.  A student of criminology, Avleen hopes for a career as a lawyer.  Avleen will be leading the Adopt a Family team in 2023.  Welcome Avleen!

Past Co-Op Student Testimonials

The Surrey Christmas Bureau enjoys a wonderful relationship with Co-Op programs from a number of educational institutions.  We feel it is important to provide opportunities for young people to explore career opportunities in the non profit field.

Reya Mathews joined us as our Community Engagement Coordinator in 2021.  Reya loved the postition and made this wonderful video to share her experience which can be seen here.