Director of Multicultural & Immigrant Integration Services
Manpreet has been with ACS since 1989. Her role as Director of Multicultural and Immigrant Integration Services oversees 23 programs that help our community address the needs of individuals with language and cultural barriers and assist thousands of immigrants and refugees integrate into community life each year.
Her work has included not only developing and managing programs at ACS in the last 29 years, but also contributing at the provincial and national levels to build cohesive and inclusive societies which are welcoming of new immigrants.
Manpreet has also worked as a freelance journalist, with regular columns in local and provincial newspapers as well as contributions to CBC Radio and Shaw TV.
What she most enjoys about coming to work each day is the people she works with and the commitment, heart and competency they bring to their jobs and the clients they serve.
Manpreet has a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Delhi and a Diploma in Print Journalism from the London School of Journalism. She has also studied at BCIT and completed the Chartered Director Program from Macmaster’s University in 2016.
Manpreet is the Vice President of the Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC board, Director for The Social Planning and Research Council of BC board, Trustee for the Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation and Board Director for Prospera Credit Union.
When she is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband and two adult children, extended family and friends. She enjoys walks and workouts in the nature or at the gym.