Board of Directors

The Fraser Valley Heritage Railway Society Board of Directors is made up of passionate individuals who bring a wide array of skills and expertise to the task of governing the society.

The 2019 Board of Directors


John Sprung
Chairman of the Board

Stephen Plant
Guest Experience Director

Allen Aubert
Director of Fundraising


Elizabeth Guenzler
Co-Chair Communications
Station Master Liaison

Sten Christiansen

Roger Crick
Safety Director

Harry Taylor
Restoration Manager

Michael Gibbs
Co-Chair Communications
Station Master

Art Crowther
Operations Motorman

David King P. Eng.
Operations Manager

Aaron Lau
Operations Motorman

Terry Nichols
Rollingstock Maintenance Manager
Chief Operator Trainer

Councillor Linda Annis
City of Surrey Liaison

Changes during 2020

Impact of the SARS COVID-19 global pandemic included a number of changes to the Board and schedules.

Postponement of the AGM to October extended the term for all Directors.

Director Barb Ducharme resigned from the Board in Jan. due to family commitments

Director David Hobson resigned from the Board at the end of March to maintain a family schedule commitment.

The Board appointed Art Crowther to the Board to complete David’s term (end 2020)

The Board appointed Harry Taylor to the Board to complete Barb’s term (end 2021)

As reported in the BLOG, Vice-Chair Ray Crowther passed away in June, this position is currently vacant

In July Director Elizabeth Alkire married, with the resulting name change to Elizabeth Guenzler.

Contact the Board

We are always happy to receive emails and do our best to respond quickly. Comments, requests, complaints or compliments will be shared with the full Board unless you request this go to specific Board members.

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Previous Boards

The first Board met in 2001. Previous members of the Board of Directors can be viewed here.