GUEST SPEAKER: Anita Huberman is the Chief Executive Officer of the Surrey Board of Trade, a position she has held for over 14 years. She has been with the Surrey Board of Trade for 27 years.
Huberman has an extensive record of community service. In addition to working tirelessly as the CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade to make Surrey a prosperous place in which to live, learn, work and play, she currently serves on the Premier’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force. She served as Co-chair of the Surrey Local Immigration Partnership Committee for 6 years. She served as a Trustee of Canada’s National Film Board for 6 years, appointed by the Federal Minister of Heritage. Appointed by Canada’s Minister of Defence she is an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy, one of 30 across the country. She serves on the SFU President’s Advisory Council and the SFU India Advisory Council. Anita has been a trail blazer advocating for change for business and for Surrey, at all levels of government.
AWARDS: Finalist in the 2020 BC Business Magazine Women of the Year Awards. Finalist 2020 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Winner 2019 Surrey Community Builder of the Year, Surrey-Now Leader Media Group
Recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal - 2011
Recipient of the 2011 Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40 Award
Recipient Canada 150 Community Medal.