Wednesday January 4, 2012

Local Folk

The Chosen One

Top notch Chilliwack resident elected to CGA Board of Governors

Submitted by Pardeep Clair, CGA-BC


he Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia (CGA-BC) is pleased to announce that Ursula Viney, CGA, will serve on the Association's Board of Governors for 2012.


Ms. Viney is the Acting Executive Director for the Consumer Taxation Audit Branch of the Ministry of Finance. She was newly elected to the Board in 2011. In 2012 she will be the Board representative to the CGA-BC Educational Foundation. Ms. Viney resides in Chilliwack.

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, 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.


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