KPU Celebrates David Sale Endowed Memorial Fund

Presentation Ceremony to honour David Sale FCPA FCGA at KPU Surrey Campus on January 28, 2019 with members of KPU faculty, the Sale family and representatives from CPABC and Chapter.  Photo by CPABC.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) celebrated the creation of the David Sale Endowed Memorial Fund with a presentation ceremony on January 28, 2019 at the Cedar Building located on the KPU Surrey Campus.

Over 20 KPU faculty members joined the Sale family, CPABC representatives David Chiang CPA CA, CPABC ‘s vice-president member services and Simone Leonard CPA CGA, vice-president education and professional development, and representatives from the local CPABC Surrey/Langley/N.Delta Chapter Kathy Rogers CPA CMA Chapter Chair and Carl Markwart CPA CGA Chapter vice-chair, to remember David Sale and to receive the chapter’s initial donation.

Remarks provided by Stephanie Howes, Dean KPU School of Business (left) and Steve Lewarne, Secretary and CEO of KPU Foundation (right). Photo by CPABC.

Opening remarks were provided by Steve Lewarne, Secretary and CEO of the KPU Foundation followed by Stephanie Howes, Dean of the KPU School of Business.

Carl Markwart provided greetings on behalf of the profession and said, “The Chapter has pledged $10,000 towards the David Sale Endowment Fund which will support a perpetual scholarship for a deserving accounting student attending KPU who has the intent to pursue the Chartered Professional Accountant program.”

Carl Markwart CPA CGA (left) and David Chiang CPA CA (right) presenting donation to KPU Foundation.  Photo by CPABC.

Carl and Kathy presented the donation to KPU Foundation on behalf of chapter members.

David Sale FCPA FCGA, who passed away on September 25, 2017, was a long term faculty member at KPU and a leader in the profession serving as board chair for the legacy CGA-BC Association and co-chair of the CPABC Joint Venture.  The endowment fund honours David’s tremendous contributions to academia and the profession.

A plaque to honour David Sale was presented by Laura Dallas, long time work colleague and friend, which will be displayed in the accounting department at KPU Surrey Campus.

Photo by CPABC.

Plaque displayed in the Accounting division at the KPU Surrey Campus. Photo by Ho Yee Low.

To make a contribution to this endowment fund, contact Pamela Pittman, advancement officer, Office of Advancement at KPU.

Read the KPU news release here.



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