New View Board of Directors
He is currently launching a community-based portal (ClubMeIn.com) shifting the way commerce works and improving the way supply and demand interact between each other.
He is originally from Mexico and possesses a Master’s degree in Science of Administration from The University of Central Michigan and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He has more than 20 years of experience managing technology areas in international corporations in Canada, The United States and Mexico.
Sandra J. Horton
Gurjeet Chima is an HR Director with over 20 years of experience in both the Retail and Telecommunications industry supported by an educational background in Human Resources, Leadership and Mental health.Gurjeet has been an advocate for mental health initiatives in all of the organizations she has worked at and has volunteered in many capacities supporting shelters for abused women. Gurjeet has lived in the Tri-Cities for over 10 years and is dedicated to the community she lives in. She has a passion for animals and enjoys hiking and traveling the world.
Hogan Song, lawyer and founder of HS Law Corporation, joined the Board in 2021. He is a barrister and solicitor practicing in business/corporate and wills and estates areas of law. He has advised various small, medium and large organizations in a variety of industries both domestically and internationally. He has over a decade of international experience involving people and enterprises situated in Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. Hogan has always believed in contributing to others and providing value to his community. He volunteers as a member of various organizations and committees, including the Economic Development Committee of the Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce, the Tri–Cities Seniors‘ Action Society, and the Burnaby Seniors’ Resource Society. As a father, he is also active in kids’ sports and academics as a coach-manager, including Coquitlam Minor Hockey Association, Port Moody Soccer Club, and Odyssey of the Mind.
Dawn is a corporate lawyer licensed in British Columbia, Alberta, and Washington State, and owner of Kickstart Law located in New Westminster. She regularly provides legal advice to business clients on the topics of corporate governance, commercial and residential leases, commercial financing, and contract review and legislation interpretation. Dawn’s quest in both her personal and professional life is to embody B Lab’s “Declaration of Interdependence,” which states:
That we must be the change we seek in the world.
That all business ought to be conducted as if people and place mattered.
That, through products, practices, and profits, all businesses should aspire to do no harm and benefit all.
To do so requires that we act with the understanding that we are all dependent upon another and thus responsible for each other and future generations.
Mike was born and raised on Vancouver Island. He completed law school at the University of Victoria in 2007 after which he moved to the Lower Mainland to begin his practice. Over the past 13 years, Mike has developed a successful career as a litigation lawyer representing and advocating for individuals before the courts. Mike and his wife, Janel, have lived in the Coquitlam Burke Mountain community for the past 11 years where they continue to raise their three young daughters. Supporting community mental health is very important to Mike. His law practice has often involved acting for injured victims who are suffering from serious mental health issues, and as a result, Mike has witnessed the challenges that such individuals face and the limited support that is often available to them. Mike believes that New View Society and other organizations like it are critical to supporting those who are suffering from mental health challenges and he is proud to have the opportunity to work with such a highly regarded organization.
Nicole is a Human Resource professional with over 10 years’ previous experience in the social services field with New View Society in housing, community support and Clubhouse. She has a passion for helping connect people to their potential and supporting their growth and development. Nicole has lived and worked in Port Coquitlam for over 30 years and cares deeply for the evolving community and its residents. When she is not working you can find her spending time with her loved ones, running the community trails, whipping up delicious treats, or practicing her slap shot on the ice.