Chartered Professionals
in Human Resources

Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley Advisory Council handles the planning and implementation of local CPHR BC & Yukon activities and is made up of members representing a broad range of HR experience levels and areas of practice.

Quinne Davey, Member Relations Manager

Please contact Quinne Davey for more information regarding the Fraser Valley Advisory Council.

To see upcoming activities, please view our calendar.

For regional breakdowns, please refer to Regional Breakdown By Community.

Your Fraser Valley Advisory Council for 2021:

Christine Ramage

Chair – Christine Palak, CPHR

Christine Palak is an Instructor for Kwantlen Polytechnic University and a Strategic HR Business Partner for Simon Fraser University. Christine has been an active volunteer for the CPHR BC & Yukon since 2007 and has co-chaired and chaired a number of portfolios, as well as having been part of the Coastal Vancouver Advisory Council before moving to the Fraser Valley. Christine enjoys mentoring up and coming HR Professionals, and helping support the greater HR Community at large. This will be Christine’s third year on the Fraser Valley Advisory Council and her second year as Chair.

Membership – Stacey Pittakidis, CPHR

With more than five years of Human Resources experience, Stacey Pittakidis has spent most of her career working for municipalities. For the past four years, she has been an Assistant HR Advisor with the Township of Langley, working in everything from recruitment to benefit administration. This is Stacey’s second year leading the membership portfolio and she has been supporting/volunteering on the membership committee for three years.

Volunteers – Tanya Tortorella, CPHR

Tanya Tortorella, CPHR is currently the Human resources Manager for Penfolds Roofing and Solar. In her role, she oversees the Human Resources and benefits functions, as well as the occupational health & safety initiatives of the organization. Tanya brings with her over 15 years of experience in various industries, including healthcare, manufacturing and hospitality. This is Tanya’s 3rd year on the advisory Council.


Networking – OPEN



Awards  – Pardeep Brar, CPHR

Pardeep has over ten years of work experience within the public service.  She currently holds a Human Resources management position within local government and is passionate about continuous learning and supporting those newly entering the field of Human Resources. Pardeep’s education consists of a Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Human Resource Management and she is an active CPHR member.  This is her second year on the advisory council and third year supporting the Awards portfolio.


Mentoring – OPEN



Post-Secondary – Margaret Tam, CPHR

Margaret is the Executive Director of Human Resources at Trinity Western University overseeing the University-wide Human Resources function. She develops and implements policies and programs that advance the University’s mission through an engaging and high performing people culture. Margaret has over 16 years of leadership experience and is passionate about transformative change management. She is a life-long learner and she holds Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Commerce degrees. She is a certified Project Management Professional and PROSCI change agent. Margaret is starting her second year with the council as lead for the post-secondary portfolio.

Please contact for more information about the Fraser Valley Advisory Council.