Board of Directors

  • Glenn Duxbury

    President
    QAO

    Glenn – QAO, Technical Specialist, Chief Caring Officer – is the Owner & Founder of Duxbury & Associates-Building Inspection and Consulting Ltd., a family-owned service business, based in New Westminster, created to serve, educate and protect homeowners, home buyers, renters and landlords.  Some of the larger Clients now have included BC Hydro, both area Universities, the Vancouver and Surrey School Boards, Fortis BC, numerous Law firms and Property Management companies.

    He is also an educator and mentor, as well as an expert witness, speaker and has presented to thousands of 1st-time home buyers and has served on several Boards.  Glenn worked for over 12 years as a licensed Property Manager, working closely with Strata Councils and their various elected members.

    Glenn is also a member of numerous professional Associations, ASTTBC,the Safer Home Society and BC Building Envelope Council.
    He lives in New Westminster, also, with his wife and they have 2 fine, adult children.  Glenn joined the Board in 2018, upon invitation, for his technical knowledge.

  • Richard Saumier

    Vice President

    Richard Saumier is a family person, proud husband and father. Currently, he is President and Owner of Clear Convenience Corporation which operates as Licensee for multiple gas stations in the Lower Mainland.

    Raised and living in Langley, which is the traditional territories of the Matsqui, Kwantlen, Katzi and Semiahmoo First Nations, Richard went on to graduate from University of BC with a Bachelor of Arts and Certificate in HR from BCIT. His career includes 10 years with Petro-Canada’s Sales and Marketing, 13 years as an executive manager with Clark Freightways and now an independent business owner.

    Richard’s experiences have led to guest speaking engagements at BCIT, and Suncor/Petro-Canada conferences, plus contract work negotiating union contracts.

    Richard has also been involved with supporting his childrens’ schools through DPAC and support to the Improv and Theatre Company.
    You can often find Richard outside with his family enjoying what BC and Canada has to offer; hiking, biking, rock climbing, snow boarding and kayaking.

    As a proud member of the Board, Richard looks forward to supporting seniors and their opportunity to continue living in Coquitlam near their family and friends and the places they know and love.

  • Arun Gautam

    Treasurer / Secretary
    MBA, MA

    Arun is a Strategic Management Professional with 10+ years of industry experience ranging from Operations, Marketing, Business Development, Business Analysis, Business Automation and General Business Management. He is the founder of his Information Technology (IT) company The Anuswara Infotech Inc. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and Masters degree in Public Administration.

    Arun has also successfully completed multiple Programs including Logistics Management, International Business Management, Leadership and Team Management. In addition to this Arun has also undergone rigorous training of International standards of Quality, OHSAS, EMS and Security Systems.

    He has also been instrumental in implementing and reviewing these standards for India’s Largest seaport. Arun has been the key driver in business improvement projects that increased productivity, the ease of doing business and profitability. Arun has also represented business for many IT projects including development and implementation.

    As part of his passion he also studied Yoga and Naturopathy and completed a diploma of Naturopathy and Yoga Science.

  • Dean Robertson

    Director

    Dean is a retired businessman with more than 30 years of experience in the construction and communications fields. He specialized in communications systems and, as Vice President, helped grow and build a thriving communications company prior to his retirement in 2016.
    He is a strong believer in building solid and lasting relationships and remains active in community and business groups.

    Dean lives in Surrey with his wife of 35 years and has 2 adult sons.

    Dean originally joined the Burquitlam Senior Housing Society board in 2010 and served as President from 2013 to 2016 and rejoined the board in 2021.

  • Bill Cox

    Director

    Bill has over 40 years of experience in senior executive roles in the transportation industry overseeing logistical support for various Industries trade and commerce on both a domestic and international level.
    He recently retired from his role as VP Sales and Marketing at Local Logistics Co. after 14 Years and prior to, he was the Center Manager for an international shipping company where he honed his extensive customer service and business development skills for over 25 years.
    Bill is an active member of the Langley community where he lives with his wife of 23 years and daughter, who currently attends university. Bill is a dedicated volunteer coach for Softball BC spending countless hours year-round for the last 15 years teaching and mentoring young athletes to achieve their goals.

Peggy Hunt

Past Board of Directors

  • David Perkins

    Past President CFP, CEA, EPC

    (Served 2014 – 2022)

  • Ron Goyette

    Vice President

    (Served 2012 – 2021)

  • Peggy Hunt

    Secretary – Treasurer

    (Served 2015 – 2021)

Peggy Hunt