Board of Directors
Sherry Baker (Past President) Board member since 2011
Sherry is a long standing resident of the Langley community and has been instrumental in many non-profit organizations within BC. Sherry holds an MA in Applied Behavioral Science from UBC. Sherry has sat on, and chaired many provincial, regional and local boards over the years. Sherry is also a proud Rotarian. With a specific expertise in board development and engagement, Sherry provides great leadership for our Board of Directors.
Hattie Hogeterp (President) Board member since 2014
Hattie has held seats on a number of community partnerships and tables. Hattie has an MA in Early Childhood Education from the University of Michigan and was a member of the Board of Trustee's for the Langley School District. An advocate for Literacy in the Langley's, Hattie has supported Encompass programs for over 15 years.
Rob Bittner (Vice President) Board member since 2019
Rob (PhD) is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the UBC iSchool (Library, Archival and Information Studies). He is an active member of a number of literary and library organizations; and has served on quite a few awards committees, such as the Newbery Medal, the Michael L. Printz Award, as well as the Sheila Egoff Children's Literature Prize. His work focuses mainly around LGBTQIA2+ representation in Children's and Young Adult literature. Youth can find out more about him at docrob.ca.
Grace Stewart (Treasurer) Board member since 2013
Grace is a long standing resident of the Langley community with a specific passion for children, youth and families within the Langley communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Simon Fraser University and a Degree in Education from Dalhousie University. She then completed the CGA program and has worked for 16 years as a Professional Accountant doing a variety of work including accounting for non-profits. Grace has been a strong supporter and advocate of Encompass Support Services for over 10 years.
Tanya Rogers (Secretary) Board member since 2014
Tanya is currently the principal within the Langley School District and holds an MA in Reading and Learning Disabilities from Simon Fraser University. Tanya is a long standing board member who is an active advocate for support services for children in Langley. She has a long history of educational experience in both England and Canada.
John Pusic (Director) Board member since 2012
John is currently a Principal within the Langley School District and has been an educator since 1988. John holds his Masters in Education Fraser University and is driven by the work provided through the relationship of Encompass Support Services and the Langley School District. John is a very active advocate for education and community development through the engagement of youth leaders.
Kim Davies (Director) Board member since 2018
Kim currently works for Surrey Public Libraries as a Fund Development Officer. Kim holds a BBA in Finance and Economics from Simon Fraser University and has a vast knowledge of services within Lower Mainland. Kim has been involved in Langley through volunteering and providing expertise in community engagement through community foundations.
Diane Fox (Director) Board member since 2018
Diane is a long standing resident of the Langley's and taught in the Langley School District for 33 years. She has sponsored numerous school activities including sports, grad and LGBTQ2S+ events. She is very dedicated to family and the community. Diane has been volunteering with a variety of organizations with a special interest in Literacy.
Lisa Meneghello (Director) Board member since 2019
Lisa is currently the Manager for Victim Services Client Support with the Langley RCMP. Lisa has worked with Victim Services in Langley since 2005, and has her Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity Western University. She is an active member of the Langley community supporting many community initiatives and tables both professionally and personally.