The Chapter board officers consist of the Chapter Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer. They are the main liaisons between the Chapter and CPABC.
CPABC Richmond/South Delta Chapter Officers
Chapter Chair – Jacqueline Ho, CPA, CGA
Jacqueline is currently the Chapter Chair for CPABC’s Richmond/South Delta Chapter. She is very passionate about volunteering and participating in community engagement opportunities. She first got involved by joining the legacy CGA-BC chapter board and continues to volunteer on the CPABC Richmond/South Delta chapter as Chapter Chair. Jacqueline has also sat as Vice Chair and on the Chapter’s Professional Development Committee. She has also been a mentor for new Canadians pursuing the professional accounting designation. Jacqueline continues to volunteer as she is passionate about serving fellow accounting colleagues and enjoys giving back to the profession.
Jacqueline also loves working with the other chapter directors, planning and organizing events to provide networking opportunities for fellow CPA members, candidates and students. Jacqueline believes that volunteering with the Chapter Board provides an excellent opportunity to develop leadership, communications and organizational skills. Not only does is she a committed volunteer on the chapter board but she also volunteers her time as the Board Secretary of the Rotary Club of Richmond and sits with the Finance Committee of the Board of Directors of Gateway Theatre in Richmond.
Chapter ViceChair – John Dumfries, CPA, CGA
John is a CPA, CGA, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and also a Certified Internal Auditor. He is currently the Vice Chair of the Chapter and also volunteered on the legacy CGA-BC Chapter for one year. John enjoys volunteering on the chapter board as it has exposed him to many different activities and events such as curling, the Exit game, and volunteering at the annual Ships to Shore event that takes place early July. He also enjoys developing and expanding his skills in event logistics such as learning about the chapter’s event registration system, ePly. John looks forward to continue as a chapter volunteer in the coming years to give back to the profession and community.
June Lee, CPA, CMA – Secretary
June enjoys serving as the Secretary of the chapter. She has been on the chapter board since 2016. June also volunteers with CPABC’s Vancouver Chapter as a director on their social committee and as a mentor to CPA candidates.
As Chapter Secretary, she is responsible for preparing the minutes, communicating to board members on the chapter’s activities, and overseeing activities within the chapter’s event plan. While serving on the board, she found that it was a good opportunity to work with passionate and hard-working people. She found a sense of belonging as a valued CPABC member. June would like to encourage CPA members, candidates and students to join the chapter board to share that experience.
Shikha Sondhi, CPA, CMA – Treasurer
Shikha is a driven and diligent individual who is enthusiastic about giving back to the profession and who also mentors CPA candidates.
Shikha has been volunteering on CPABC’s Richmond/South Delta Chapter Board for 2 years as treasurer and takes pride in her contributions. Her position enables her to interact with other chapter directors and CPABC staff in managing the chapter financials. She thoroughly enjoys accounting for and overseeing chapter finances in her capacity as the chapter board treasurer.
Shikha is equally passionate about her other community engagements. She is a member of Richmond City Council’s Economic Advisory Committee as well as the treasurer of her Strata Council.
This concludes our series of the Chapter board introduction. Now that you had a chance to get to know your chapter board members , please come by and say hi to us at the Annual Chapter Event! We hope to see you at the Quilchena Golf & Country Club on Saturday, June 16th.