Kwantlen Polytechnic University Board of Governors has appointed Shane King and Launi Skinner to sit on the board as community members for a term ending on July 31, 2012.
King joined the board on Dec. 31, 2008, upon nomination by the Kwantlen Alumni Association. He chairs the Finance and Audit Committee and participates on the Governance Committee. King earned his Financial Management Diploma from Kwantlen in 1992, joined KNV Chartered Accountants in 1993, received his designation as a chartered accountant in 1999 and completed the CICA In-depth Tax Course in 2001. He was admitted as a partner of KNV Chartered Accountants on Jan. 1, 2005.
Skinner joins the Kwantlen Board of Governors immediately as a newly appointed board member. She is the chief executive officer of First West Credit Union, B.C.’s third largest credit union
As the CEO, Skinner leads First West’s executive team, which includes the presidents of Envision Financial and Valley First credit unions.