Peace Arch Hospice Society C

Hospice is about living!

Staff Directory

Beth Kish
Executive Director

Beth Kish has recently accepted the position of Executive Director for the Peace Arch Hospice Society. She comes with several years of experience having been the Executive Director for the Surrey Hospice Society and the Foothills Country Hospice Society in Southern Alberta. Having worked and volunteered for several not for profit organizations, Beth has established herself in the community personally, politically, and through the successful evolution of her career. Working in support of Hospice care has been the most challenging and most rewarding of Beth’s work and represents a hybrid of her experience and passion. Atop her resume though, is the most important role of Beth’s life, which is her role as a mother to her two wonderful children; Wendy and Grant.

Tara Field
Registered Clinical Counsellor

Tara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who joined our team in 2013. She was originally involved with hospice as a practicum student; then continuing as a volunteer and relief counsellor while working in private practice. Bereavement and End-of-Life Counselling is more of a calling than a career choice for Tara; she knew early on in her career that supporting palliative clients and their loved ones would become her life’s work. As an advocate for play therapy, Tara enjoys spending time with her English Cocker Spaniel.

Trevor Josephson
Registered Clinical Counsellor

Trevor is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with an Advanced Diploma in Art Therapy. His belief in the healing power of an individual’s personal imagination and creative spirit is affirmed daily through the work he does with children, youth and adults. Since 2012 he has been honoured to support individuals as they explore and express their innate potential for healing and growth in the caring and nurturing environment provided by the Hospice Society. Trevor’s familiarity with Hospice work emerges from his mother who has volunteered with Hospice for 29 years in the community where he grew up. On weekends and evenings, he can be found happily benefiting from the experience of Play Therapy with his wife and young children.

Shannon Toop
Coordinator of Volunteers

Shannon was born and raised in Dawson Creek, BC and eventually settled in Langley, BC. Shannon has her Volunteer Management Certificate and over 22 years experience working in the Field of Leisure and Rehabilitation Services, as well as chairing several committees over the years including palliative care and ethics. Palliative Care was always a great interest to Shannon and she considers her new role to be exciting and challenging. When it comes to working with Volunteers, Shannon has an outstanding attitude, great initiaive, and a caring heart.

Elaine Marshall
Admin Assistant

Marge Ramos
Financial & HR Administrator

Jan Stadnyk
Director of Administration

Victoria Biggs
Thrift Store Business Manager

Joan Hunter
Thrift Store Supervisor

Meghan Jones
Thrift Store Supervisor

Astrid Obersat
Thrift Store Supervisor

Where to Find Us

Peace Arch Hospice Society

Supportive Care Centre
15435 16a Ave Surrey, BC V4A 1T2
Tel. 604-531-7484 Fax. 604-531-8101
Email: contactus@pahospicesociety.org

Peace Arch Hospice Society Thrift Store

Unit 2A - 15562 24th Avenue Surrey, BC V4A 2J5 Tel: 604-538-7600
Email: thriftstore@pahospicesociety.org

Store Hours
Mon. – Fri. 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 4pm
Closed Sundays & Statutory Holidays

Peace Arch Hospice Society

15435 - 16A Avenue, South Surrey
British Columbia, Canada V4A 1T2
Tel. 604-531-7484 | Fax. 604-531-8101

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