Patricia (Trish) Fedewich
Trish has been a notary public since 1993 and her primary areas of practice are transfers of real estate, mortgages, wills, powers of attorney and representation agreements. She also serves as an executor for many of her clients.
Trish has been an instructor teaching notaries and students for the Society of Notaries Public of BC since 1998 and she served on the society's Board of Directors for 6 years. In June 2018, Trish was appointed by the Attorney General of BC to the Board of Examiners for BC Notaries. She strives to provide best practice standards to her clients. Trish earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from UBC and then she completed a management training program with the TD Bank and worked in banking for several years prior to becoming a notary public. Trish articled with her father, El Fedewich, and they worked together for 20 years until his retirement in 2014.
Knowledge is empowering and Trish makes the time to educate her clients and the community. She has volunteered as a speaker on legal topics for over 20 years for seniors' centers, legions, financial institutions, investments companies, hospitals, the CGA Association, the MS Society and the People's Law School.
Trish has been a resident of Surrey for over 40 years and she has been married to her husband and notary partner, Norman Witt, since 1994. Together they have 2 adult children. Trish enjoys most sports with skiing, hiking, SCUBA diving and kayaking as her favorites. She was a Girl Guide leader for 4 years.
Trish is a team leader for Sunday Night Community Dinners helping to prepare, serve and clean up dinners for up to 200 guests at Gracepoint Community Church.
Appointments and Awards
Award from the Society of Notaries Public
Trish received an award from the Society of Notaries Public for her service to the public for 25 years as a BC Notary.
She was presented the award by the society president, Rhoda Witherly at the society’s AGM in September 2018.
Appointed to Board of Examiners
In June 2018, Trish was appointed by the Province of BC to the Board of Examiners for BC Notaries.
She, along with fellow board members, create, invigilate, and mark exams for Notary candidates after they have completed their Masters degrees.
Norm became a notary public in 2007 and his primary practice is the transfer of real estate, mortgages and estate planning documents. He has particular expertise in strata properties and commercial leases.
Norm managed residential and commercial real estate in the Greater Vancouver area for 14 years prior to becoming a notary public so he has extensive knowledge of strata corporations and their operations. Norm earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC and then he taught English in Japan and travelled around the world. Norm had a variety of jobs in business and then he returned to school to earn a Masters of Business Administration degree from the American University of London. He is a member of the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce.
Norm grew up in Kamloops and he has lived in the lower mainland for over 30 years. Norm enjoys curling, skiing, hiking and SCUBA diving. Norm was a cub leader for years and he enjoys participating in activities with his adult children. He and his wife, Trish Fedewich, have lived in Surrey since they married in 1994.
El established the Cloverdale Notary Public office in 1978 and he has been a fixture in Cloverdale ever since. El started the notary business in the building where Panago Pizza is today and then he built the office in its current location in 1988. El worked in all areas of notarial practice and he loves the community that made him a success.
El was a director of the Society of Notaries Public for many years and he attended many international notary conferences. El was the Treasurer of the Surrey Dyking District and a volunteer with Ducks Unlimited for many years. El also served as a director of Zion care home.
At age 78 and after 35 years in business El finally retired. He confidently turned the business over to his daughter and son-in-law and he spends more time curling, golfing and travelling with his wife, Noreen, of over 50 years. They are blessed with 8 active grandchildren.