On November 16, 2023, the Minister of Public Safety announced that the Surrey Police Board members have been paused and Mike Serr has been appointed as the Board Administrator. The Administrator will take on the full duties and responsibilities of the Board as described in the Police Act. This is a temporary pause for the Board and their current cabinet appointments remain in effect. The government has taken this extraordinary step to ensure the policing transition can be completed efficiently and effectively. Learn more here.
Mayor Brenda Locke
With the promise to restore ethics, transparency and enhance public safety by hiring more firefighters and maintaining a viable police service in Surrey, Brenda Locke was elected as Mayor of BC’s second largest city on October 15, 2022. A resident of Surrey for more than 4 decades, Mayor Locke’s record of public service has been extensive. She has served as a City Councillor, MLA and Minister of State for Mental Health & Addictions. Her 25 years of experience as an Executive Director of non-profit organizations has also been integral to advancing numerous high-profile issues by building excellent working relationships with government, non-profits and the business community.