Who are we?

We are a small group of volunteers who believe in the importance of helping others to reach their literacy goals. READ Surrey/White Rock is a registered BC Society.

Our Mission

We work within our communities to raise awareness of literacy challenges and to help people develop literacy skills necessary to meet their goals and improve their quality of life.

How we help literacy

Provide one-to-one tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading, writing, and math.

Increase awareness on literacy and essential skills by creating a public presence and by taking part in public events.

Partner with community organizations to increase literacy for all people.

Facilitate the Surrey White Rock Literacy Task Group.

Board of Directors

Aimee Begalka

MA, Associate Dean, Faculty of Academic & Career Advancement,
Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Lynda Caron

BEd, MEd Retired Teacher,
Delta School District

Laurie Holland

CPA, CMA, Retired Accountant

Zach Richards

CPA, CA, Crowe MacKay, Surrey, BC

Rikki Shoker

Articling Student,
Buckley Hogan Law Office, Surrey, BC

Lornell Ridley

CFRE,
Fundraising Consultant

Heather Scoular

MLIS, BA, Director of Customer Experience,
Fraser Valley Regional Library

We welcome
new board members!

Interested in getting on the Board? Click here for a Board Member Job Description or email us at hello@readsurreywhiterock.com

Board member hug at READ Surrey White Rock