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Beyond Numbers · April 2012
Kathy Conway, FCA, became president and chief executive officer of Interior Savings Credit Union in Kelowna this March. Conway previously served as the credit union's senior vice-president and CFO. Prior to joining Interior Savings in 2002, she spent 12 years at VanCity Savings Credit Union. Conway was elected to the ICABC Fellowship in 2004.
R. W. (Bob) Garnett, CA, ICD.D., was recently appointed independent chair of the board of directors of Great Panther Silver. Garnett has served as one of the company's independent directors since May 2011. He currently chairs its audit committee and serves as a member of its nominating and corporate governance committee. He also serves on the board of VRX Worldwide, where he is chair of the audit committee. Garnett previously served as vice-chair of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (Translink) and as chair of Translink's audit committee. He completed the Institute of Corporate Directors' Certified Director's Program in 2007.
James MacIntyre, CA, recently made a big career change. In October 2011, he became the sole owner of Studio Kitchens & Design and PI Granite Fabricators in Nanaimo, two local businesses with a total of 25 employees. Prior to becoming a business owner, MacIntyre worked for six years as the CFO of a local engineering firm.
Our thanks to our RRSP & tax tips volunteers!
Each year, the Institute releases RRSP and tax tips to newspapers and radio stations across BC. This very successful media program would not be possible without the help of dedicated volunteers. We thank the following for their help
on the 2012 tips:
Arthur Azana, CA, of D&H Group;
Randall Hay, CA, of MNP;
Tracy MacKinnon, CA, of Deloitte;
Tom Morton, CA, of Smythe Ratcliffe;
From BDO: Robert Mah, CA; David Mueller, CA; and Colin Young, CA;
From KPMG: Jason Fong, CA; Harry Hoff, CA; and Charissa Tehrani, CA; and
From PWC: Larry Bell, CA; Danielle Desjardins, CA; and Sherri DuMerton, CA.
BC AGM Advance Notice
2012 AGM and Members' Recognition Dinner
The ICABC's 2012 annual general meeting is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of June 20, 2012, in Vancouver. Directly following
the AGM will be the 12th annual Members' Recognition Dinner. So mark your calendars now, and join us for both events! Details will be provided in upcoming issues of Beyond Numbers.
Yukon AGM Advance Notice
2012 ICAYK Annual General Meeting
The 36th annual general meeting
of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Yukon is scheduled to take place on the afternoon of June 22, 2012, at the Edgewater Hotel in Whitehorse.
FVCAA Event Notice
Fraser Valley CA Association (FVCAA) is pleased to announce the following upcoming events:
May 3, 2012: Fraudulent Conveyances
Keynote speaker: George Abakhan, CA·CIRP, of Abakhan & Associates in Vancouver
June 7, 2012:
Communication and Soft Skills for the Workplace
Keynote speaker: Tammy Robertson, MA, of WorkHeart Consulting in Calgary
Both events will take place at the Cascade Community Centre in Abbotsford, and start at 8am. The cost for each event is $35.00 and includes breakfast. RSVP to Laurie Daschuk at email@example.com