2017 MET Wraps Up with Final Stop in Surrey

The 2017 Member Engagement Tour wrapped up with a final stop in Surrey BC on November 29, 2017.  The 2017 MET started in early October and included 22 locations across the province.  Over 1,250 members, students and candidates attended the tour including over 100 attendees who were at the CPABC Surrey/Langley/N.Delta Chapter MET held at Northview Golf and Country Club.

The evening started with a networking reception followed by a delicious buffet dinner.


Chapter Chair Carl Markwart CPA CGA emceed the evening and introduced presenters Lori Mathison FCPA FCGA, CEO of CPABC, Heather Banham FCPA FCGA, CPABC provincial board chair, and Jan Sampson FCPA FCA, EVP Education and Member Engagement.

Lori Mathison FCPA FCGA talking with Russ Wilson CPA CA, chair of the CPABC Benevolent Fund

Carl Markwart CPA CGA, chapter chair, directing questions to the presenters during the Q&A portion of the MET

Also in attendance was Stanley Chang CPA CGA, a member of the provincial board and board liaison to the Surrey/Langley/NDelta Chapter, David Chiang CPA CA, VP Member Services and Brigitte Ilk CPA CGA, professional standards advisor.

David Chiang CPA CA, VP Member Services, sitting by the holiday tree.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped organize this event and to those who attended.   CPABC and the chapter appreciate your support.

Be sure to read the chapter emails and blogs to find out more about upcoming events which include social networking, local PD and community engagement events.  We look forward to seeing you again.

A few photos from the event are shown below:

Frosty the Snowman welcomes guests to Northview Golf and Country Club

The CPABC Surrey / Langley / N. Delta Chapter Board


Northview Golf and Country Club was the venue of the 2017 MET in Surrey BC

Thank you to all the staff at Northview Golf and Country Club for great service and food. Well done Chef!





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