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Board of Directors

“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”
Mattie Steanek

Johann Ackerman, President

A Delta resident since 1992 and Deltassist board member since March 2015. He is a former employee of the Canadian government (April 9, 1990 – Feb 3, 2024).  Johann is actively involved in his church and as a missionary. A recipient of the Queen’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee Medal for volunteering in the community.



Maurice L. Bouchard,  Vice President

CPA,CA,BA performs assurance and compliance services including private company audits and reviews, tax compliance, and client advisory and consulting. He serves clients in various industry sectors, primarily in distribution, real estate, construction, hospitality, services, and not for profit organizations. Maurice received his Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University in 1969 and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 1974, Maurice spent eight years at the Vancouver office of a large national CA firm in the assurance and compliance practices before forming Bouchard & Company. Maurice has been awarded the CICA Community Service Award, and continues to be active in the community through several organizations including Deltassist Family and Community Services Society as well as the North Delta Rotary Club. Maurice is also an avid hockey player. Maurice Bouchard brings community knowledge and local business information to the board. His fundraising efforts helped with the purchase and renovation of the North Delta facility



Garth Cuthbert, Treasurer

Currently a consultant, GRC Consulting Ltd., with vast experience as an Electrical Technologist, with specific skills in developing reliability centred maintenance programs, equipment standards, specific equipment maintenance, mentoring support to developing engineers and technical staff, analyzes workforce safety issues, Managed BC Hydro’s oil reclamation and decontamination facilities, initiated BC Hydro Safety program towards “ Just Culture” basis, improved BC Hydro’s Safety Incident Management systems’ effectiveness as a leadership tool. Serves on the Board of the Delta Museum Society as well as on the Board of Deltassist.



Elaine Greggain, Secretary

Former accountant, worked in special education in the surrey school district for 20 years, was an ESL teacher and home stay for international teachers and students, worked with a catering company and is part of the Host program at BC place.  Founding Board member of Delta Family services since 1975and then Deltassist since it merged with Delta Family Services, over 40 years ago. Elaine has been president, vice president and treasurer over the years.  Elaine was an emergency foster mom operating a short term emergency care home for 2 years, operated a bed and breakfast for 2 years, operated Country Rainbow licensed preschool and daycare for 20 children, volunteered for Expo 86 at the Pavilion of promise, volunteered for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, and worked to bring more professional, educational and prevention services to help to keep families together. Elaine has a passion to keep families together for healthier communities.  Elaine also was part of the building of 20 homes in North Delta and also volunteered at her daughter’s high school events and fundraisers.



Brad Sherwin, Director

MBA – Senior Strategy / Marketing Executive -Award winning marketing professional with extensive experience in defining and building brands on a local and national basis.  A history of influencing and leading teams and business owners towards successful outcomes.  A track record of establishing strong relationships with stakeholders and suppliers built on mutual respect, integrity and results.  A proven ability to translate marketplace research into actionable communications strategy.  Brad is also an Op-ed Columnist, Delta Optimist      Regular contributor to the Community Comment editorial section.  In his spare time he has volunteered for the Delta Triathlon, Tour de Delta, Van Triathlon, Delta 2010 Committee, Operation Red Nose, and the Deltassist Christmas Toy Depot.  He is also a Certified Minor Hockey Coach, Level 1 Goalie Coach.



Dalbir Singh Mehta, Director

MBA in Business and Administration, CEO of Khalsa Credit Union, Dalbir is a multi-lingual career banker with strong ties to his community and is devoted to building a better world for future generations. An advocate of lifelong learning, Mr. Mehta has acquired diplomas, certificates, a bachelor’s degree and two Masters degrees in his personal quest. Mr. Mehta is committed to the progress of Deltassist.



Libby Williams, Director

Coordinator South Arm Community Police Station, Richmond, BC- Former Realtor, Libby has worked with the Richmond RCMP in Victim Services for over 10 years and is currently the Coordinator of  the City of Richmond’s RCMP Volunteers. Libby also works on contract with Provincial Health Services Authority(PHSA) on the Mobile Response Team (MRT) providing short term psycho-social support amidst the toxic drug crisis.  Libby had been a resident of Ladner since 2016.

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