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CGA-BC Announces its Board of Governors for 2013


VANCOUVER, Jan. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia (CGA-BC) is pleased to announce its Board of Governors for 2013:


      Candace Nancke, FCGA, has been elected Chair of the Board of
      Governors for 2013. Mrs. Nancke is the Managing Partner with the
      firm of Loren, Nancke & Company, Certified General Accountants in
      North Vancouver and New Westminster. She joined the Board in 2009
      and resides in Coquitlam.
       
      David Sale, DipIT, MBA, FCGA, is the Association's First
      Vice-Chair. Mr. Sale is a faculty member at Kwantlen Polytechnic
      University's School of Business. He first served on the Board
      from 2006 to 2008 and was re-elected in 2010. In 2013 he will
      chair the Association's Strategic Planning Committee and will be
      CGA-BC's representative to CGA-Canada's National Education
      Committee. Mr. Sale resides in Surrey.
       
      Cindy Choi, BAccS, FCGA, is the Past-Chair and Treasurer. Ms.
      Choi is a Partner with Chan Choi & Company, Certified General
      Accountants in Victoria and serves on the provincial government's
      Small Business Roundtable. She joined the Board in 2007 and
      represents the Southern Vancouver Island region. She will chair
      both the Association's Appeals and Practice Review Committees in
      2013. Ms. Choi resides in Victoria.
       
      Heather Banham, MBA, DBA, CGA, is Dean of Business Administration
      and Commercial Aviation at Okanagan College. She was elected to
      the Board in 2010 and represents the Kamloops Okanagan region.
      She will chair the Association's Discipline Committee in 2013.
      Ms. Banham resides in Kelowna.
       
      Stanley Chang, BSc, MBA, CISA, CGA, is the Acting Director,
      Credit Unions and Trusts in the Financial Institutions
      Commission, Ministry of Finance. He is also the sole practitioner
      of Stanley Chang, CGA, and an accounting instructor at Kwantlen
      Polytechnic University. He was elected to the Board in 2011 and
      represents the Lower Mainland region. He will serve on the
      Association's Appeals Committee in 2013. Mr. Chang resides in
      Surrey.
       
      Han Donker, PhD, CGA, is a professor at the University of
      Northern British Columbia. He represents the Northern Central
      region. He will serve on the Association's Education Appeals
      Committee in 2013. Mr. Donker resides in Prince George.
       
      Brian Ellis, CGA, works in the Small/Medium Enterprises area for
      the Canada Revenue Agency. He is newly elected to the Board and
      represents the Lower Mainland region. Mr. Ellis resides in New
      Westminster.
       
      Brian Friedrich, BA, MEd, FCGA, is a Principal with Friedrich &
      Friedrich Corporation in Surrey. He joined the Board in 2008 and
      will serve on the Association's Audit Committee in 2013. Mr.
      Friedrich resides in Surrey.
       
      Mary Galaugher, CGA, is Chief Financial Officer and Manager,
      Human Resources for the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver.
      She joined the CGA-BC Board in 2011 and represents the Lower
      Mainland region. She will chair the Association's Education
      Appeals Committee in 2013. Ms. Galaugher resides in New
      Westminster.
       
      Rose Henri, BAccS, CGA, joined the Board in 2009 and represents
      the East/West Kootenay region. She will chair the Association's
      Honours & Awards Committee in 2013. Ms. Henri resides in
      Castlegar.
       
      Keon Kwan, BA, DiplT, CFP, CFE, CPA (VT), CGA, is the owner of
      Keon Kwan & Company, a public accounting firm in Burnaby. He
      joined the Board in 2011 and represents the Lower Mainland
      region. He will chair the Association's Audit Committee in 2013.
      Mr. Kwan resides in Burnaby.
       
      Michael McAdam, CGA, is President of Jigsaw Management Consulting
      Ltd. He joined the Board in 2008 and represents the Lower
      Mainland region. Mr. McAdam resides in Surrey.
       
      Len Pietrzykowski, FCGA, is a Partner with Pietrzykowski Bay &
      Associates Inc. in Courtenay. He is a Past-Chair of the
      Association and represents the Northern Vancouver Island region.
      Mr. Pietrzykowski resides in Royston.
       
      C.Y. Tay, BBA, CGA, is Director of Finance and Administration
      with PDG Investments in Vancouver. He joined the Board in 2008
      and represents the Lower Mainland region. Mr. Tay resides in
      Vancouver.
       
      Ursula Viney, CGA, is the Executive Director for the Consumer
      Taxation Audit Branch of the Ministry of Finance. She was elected
      to the Board in 2011 and represents the Lower Mainland region. In
      2013 she will chair the Association's Finance Committee, serve on
      the Audit Committee and be the Board representative to the CGA-BC
      Educational Foundation. Ms. Viney resides in Chilliwack.
       
      Guy Heywood, BA, MBA, was appointed Lay Board Member on May 2,
      2008 by the provincial government. He has the responsibility of
      serving the public's interest on the CGA-BC Board. He will serve
      on the Appeals Committee in 2013. Mr. Heywood is Vice-President
      of Business Development for Bank of Montreal.
       
      Gordon Ruth, BA, FCGA, is CGA-BC's Chief Executive Officer and
      serves as Secretary of the Board. Mr. Ruth resides in Burnaby.

Past-Chair Bruce Hurst, CFP, FCGA, of Surrey, as well as Connie Forrest, 
DiplT, CGA, of Ladysmith and Brigitte Mettler, BBA, CGA, of Smithers, have 
retired as members of the Board.

There are 15 elected members of the Board. These include ten from the Lower 
Mainland and one each representing the Southern Vancouver Island Region, the 
Northern Vancouver Island Region, the Northern Central Region, the Kamloops 
Okanagan Region and the East/West Kootenay Region. In addition, there is one 
Lay Board member who represents the public and is appointed by the provincial 
government.

ABOUT CGA-BC
As the province's largest professional accounting association, CGA-BC 
represents nearly 15,000 CGAs and students. Members work in industry, 
commerce, government and in public practice. The Association promotes the 
excellence of its members and advances the accounting profession through 
education, certification and the protection of the public interest.

CGA-BC leads the profession in the integration of ethics into its academic 
program, and all new graduates of the CGA program are required to complete a 
rules and standards course to complement an ongoing ethics requirement for 
members.

The Association also offers a wide range of employment services and programs 
to its members, students and the business community. These services include 
CGAjobs.org, a job postings website for finance and accounting professionals, 
and the Partners in Employment Program (PEP), which recognizes organizations 
that provide an effective working and training environment for CGAs and CGA 
students.

Edward Downing, Director of Communications Telephone: (604) 730-6208 
E-mail: edowning@cga-bc.org

www.cga-bc.org

SOURCE: Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia

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CO: Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia
ST: British Columbia
NI: FIN 2575 WNEWS 

-0- Jan/01/2013 15:00 GMT

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