In the Fall of 2015, Vancouver Chapter
President (current and past), Karen Hall relocated to Vancouver
Island to take on the role of Chief of Finance for the William Head
Institution, Correctional Services Canada. Her leadership and
long-term devotion to the financial management community in
Vancouver will truly be missed. The Vancouver Chapter thanks Karen
for her many years of dedication and service.
In February 2016, Carlton Gee stepped
in as Vancouver Chapter President for the remainder of 2015-2016.
Carlton served at Chapter President in 2014-2015 before until
ending his term early to undertake a work assignment in
On February 23rd, the Vancouver
Chapter hosted a session on "Foreign Bribery Investigations" with
Cpl. Kevin Duggan, member of the RCMP's Federal Serious and
Organized Crime Financial Integrity team. With 32 attendees, Cpl.
Duggan commented on the serious issue of bribery of foreign public
officials, and shared details of investigations of which he had
either been a part, or of which he had significant knowledge.
The Vancouver Chapter hopes to recruit
more volunteers over the next few months. If you are interested in
becoming a volunteer, please contact . The Vancouver
Chapter will also be sending by random selection one individual to
attend PSMW 2016 in St. John's, Newfoundland, June 12 - 14. To be
eligible to attend PSMW 2016, one must be both a member and a
volunteer of the Vancouver Chapter.