Board of Directors

  • David Perkins


    David is a senior financial planner at Assante Financial Management and owner of P.T. Financial Consulting Ltd.  He has more than 24 years of experience in the financial industry.  He specializes in working with business owners and seniors.  In addition to his Certified Financial Planning designation, he has earned his Elder Planning Counsellor and Certified Executor Advisor designations.  David also taught the Registered Retirement Consultant course at Capilano University.

    He is a strong believer in continuing education and is a regular speaker for community and business groups.

    David lives in Coquitlam with his wife and son.

    David joined the Burquitlam Senior Housing Society board in 2014 and has served as President since 2016.

  • Ron Goyette

    Vice President

    Ron Goyette is a small business consultant, with an accounting background (CMA), assisting business owners for over 20 years in making better decisions to achieve success and profitability in their enterprises.

    He has also worked in different capacities within not-for-profit organizations, with leadership roles both in management and as a director on various boards and has led several initiatives with a local Rotary Club as well.

    Ron has served on the board of the Burquitlam Seniors Housing Society since 2012 and is a past president of the board and continues to contribute to the direction of the organization.

  • Peggy Hunt

    Secretary – Treasurer

    Peggy is the owner of P. Hunt and Associates Inc., a strategic communications and stakeholder relations company.  She has more than 25 years’ experience in communications, strategic government, community, stakeholder and public relations.  She has also owned and operated retail, wholesale and franchise organizations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in addition to participating on various not-for-profit boards and committees relating to homelessness, small business and at-risk youth.

    Peggy has been on the Burquitlam Senior Housing Society board since 2015.  She serves as Director at Large supporting the board in the areas of communications and stakeholder and government relations.


  • Arun Gautam

    MBA, MA

    Arun is a Strategic Management Professional with 10+ years of industry experience ranging from Operations, Marketing, Business Development, Business Analysis, Business Automation and General Business Management. He is the founder of his Information Technology (IT) company The Anuswara Infotech Inc. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and Masters degree in Public Administration.

    Arun has also successfully completed multiple Programs including Logistics Management, International Business Management, Leadership and Team Management. In addition to this Arun has also undergone rigorous training of International standards of Quality, OHSAS, EMS and Security Systems.

    He has also been instrumental in implementing and reviewing these standards for India’s Largest seaport. Arun has been the key driver in business improvement projects that increased productivity, the ease of doing business and profitability. Arun has also represented business for many IT projects including development and implementation.

    As part of his passion he also studied Yoga and Naturopathy and completed a diploma of Naturopathy and Yoga Science.

  • Glenn Duxbury

    CHI, QAO

    Glenn – QAO, Technical Specialist, Chief Caring Officer – is the Owner & Founder of Duxbury & Associates-Building Inspection and Consulting Ltd., a family-owned service business, based in New Westminster, created to serve, educate and protect homeowners, home buyers, renters and landlords.  Some of the larger Clients now have included BC Hydro, both area Universities, the Vancouver and Surrey School Boards, Fortis BC, numerous Law firms and Property Management companies.

    He is also an educator and mentor, as well as an expert witness, speaker and has presented to thousands of 1st-time home buyers and has served on several Boards.  Glenn worked for over 12 years as a licensed Property Manager, working closely with Strata Councils and their various elected members.

    Glenn is also a member of numerous professional Associations, including RCI, ASTTBC, Consumer Protection BC, the Safer Home Society, BC Building Envelope Council and the Better Business Bureau.

    He lives in New Westminster, also, with his wife and they have 2 fine, adult children.  Glenn joined the Board in 2018, upon invitation, for this technical knowledge.