Peter Buxton, Q.C. was born in Hamilton, Ontario and migrated west, living four years in Jasper, Alberta and eventually settling in Vancouver where he attended the University of British Columbia and obtained his Bachelor of Arts and law degrees.
Peter has practiced law in British Columbia since 1981 in several different areas of the law. He is a trial lawyer and regularly appears on behalf of his clients in the Supreme Court of B.C. He was appointed Queens’ Counsel in 2015.
Peter and his wife have lived in North Delta for more than 30 years and their three sons continue to live in the Lower Mainland. Peter is a lifelong avid skier and photographer.
Aside from the law, Peter is a past Director of Baseball Canada and a past President of Baseball B.C., B.C. Minor Baseball and North Delta Baseball. He was a Delta Parks, Recreation and Culture Commissioner from 2004 to 2017 and as well as serving on the Police Board in Delta B.C., he is a member of the Fraser Health Region Patient Care Quality Review Board.
Peter is honoured to serve on the Police Board and he brings with him a commitment to public service and a long time professional interest in the justice system and the quality of life in Delta and British Columbia.
Angela Kaiser, B. Comm, CPA, CGA, CFP, ICD.D grew up in Vancouver and spent five years working as a musician before obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from UBC followed by the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designations. In 2010, she obtained the ICD.D (Institute of Corporate Directors) designation to enhance her governance knowledge while serving on community Boards. She has operated a public practice accounting firm in North Delta since 1998 that focuses on the financial, tax and accounting needs of individuals and small business corporations.
Angela and her husband, Eddie, raised their four daughters in North Delta where she was actively involved in the school and church community. She continues to be involved in leadership roles within the BC Credit Union system where she has served as Chair of Prospera Credit Union from 2010 – 2015, Chair of Stabilization Central Credit Union from 2011 – 2016 and sits as a Director of Central 1. Because of her strong beliefs in the value of the co-operative economic model she also volunteers on the Board of BC Co-operative Association.
As a believer of lifelong learning, she regularly facilitates for Junior Achievement of British Columbia presenting workshops on financial literacy to youth. She also shares her passion for music by directing young children in piano ensemble performances and manages the family music studio in North Delta. On a personal note, she can be found sharing her passion for cycling, snow shoeing and hiking the Grouse Grind with her husband and ensures that there is always room for family time with her girls.
Antonina (Annette) Garm, RN,BSN,MALS,MN,CGN(C), EXTRA Fellow
Annette Garm is a double Masters prepared nurse with advanced certification in Gerontology and research application. In addition to her nursing degrees Annette holds a Masters in Liberal Studies which she credits for keeping the human and ethical perspective central to the work she engages in. Her professional and educational goals have traditionally focused on the development of holistic and collaborative approaches to patient care through evidenced based practice.
Annette has lead multiple award winning health care innovations over the years and has dozens of national and international publications and presentations to her name. She has over 15 years working in First Nations communities in both urban and rural settings. Annette was the Director of Delta hospital for over 7 years and now leads research and program development in primary care.
Annette lives in Tsawwassen with her husband and two dogs. Her daughter attends the University of British Columbia. Having grown up in Italy Annette loves all things Italian. She and her family love to hike, bike, ski and travel.
Annette is honoured to serve on the Delta Police Board. Her work and interests consistently reflect a commitment to public service and the engaged support of healthy communities.
Dr. Karen Hossack, BSc, MD, CCFP, CCSAM
Dr. Hossack is Scottish by birth but grew up in Coquitlam and attended SFU for her first degree. UBC medicine was followed by internship in Montreal and practice in rural Quebec for several years. She spent several years in family practice in Maple Ridge after returning to BC then moved into work as a GP psychiatrist in Maple Ridge, Riverview and Forensic Psychiatric settings. She later added chronic pain and addiction medicine to her practice with work in Women’s Hospital, VGH, forensic settings and the Downtown Eastside.
Dr. Hossack relocated to Tsawwassen in 2012 and currently works in Occupational Medicine for the RCMP as well as working as a GP Oncologist in Radiation Oncology and Pain Management at Surrey Cancer Centre. She has worked for many years in Physician Health projects locally and provincially.
Other interests include cycling, hiking, gardening and she is a certified chocolatier with a small artisan chocolate company. Volunteer work has included health projects in Kenya, Peru, Guyana and Ecuador and currently as a caravan driver in bike races.