Surrey man takes CGA award

Bill Rempel was awarded the CGA Community Service Award last month

Chair of the BC CGA Board of Governors Cindy Choi presents Bill Rempel with the CGA award for community service.

On Sept. 22, 2012, Surrey accountant Bill Rempel was awarded the coveted CGA Community Service Award at the BC Certified General Accountants Summit and Awards Banquet held in Kelowna, B.C.

The CGA Community Service Award honours members and students who have provided outstanding

service to their community. Nominations must provide evidence in two key areas: dedication and leadership.

To be considered for the CGA Community Service award the member or student must provide significant evidence that they contributed at the community level, enhancing the professional image and profile of CGA-BC.

Rempel received his CGA designation in 1988, and throughout his career he has served both his employers and the community to the highest degree, according to a news release.

Upon receiving his CGA designation he was employed as Controller for Cal Investments. In 1992 he became the on-site General Manager at Metrotown Centre and was later promoted to Regional Director. In 2010 he joined Blackwood Partners Management Corporation where he currently employed as Vice President and General Manager of Central City which is a 1.5 million square foot mixed use development in Surrey, comprising of a 640,000 sq.-ft. shopping centre, a 550,0000 sq.-ft. office tower and a 350,000 square foot SFU Surrey Campus.

The award was presented to Rempel based on his commendable volunteer work in the communities which he served spanning from 1992 to 2012 where he held the following positions:

  • Director, Treasurer, VP and President of the Burnaby Chamber of Commerce
  • Founding member and Vice Chair of the Burnaby RCMP District 4 Community Policing Consultative Group
  • Director and Treasurer of the BC Shopping Centre Association
  • Director, Treasurer, VP, President and Past President of the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
  • Director of the Building Owners and Managers Association of BC
  • Founding Director of the Vancouver Fair Tax Coalition
  • Director and Current president of the Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association

Rempel is passionate about his community and always fights hard to ensure the voice of business is heard and has advocated for business taxpayer rights along with improvements to the communities he works in, the release states.

 

 

Surrey North Delta Leader

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Surrey-Langley SkyTrain extension faces potential delays due to COVID-19

Pandemic ‘adversely’ impacting TransLink’s finances; ‘much work’ required to approve next investment plan

SIMPSON: For real leadership amid crisis, look west of Scott Road

Delta council, under direction of Mayor George Harvie, defines leadership during pandemic

PHOTOS: Loved ones reunite at Peace Arch Park ‘oasis’

Officials closed the park in mid-March over coronavirus concerns

Cloverdale businessman funds wells in Cambodia

Revive Washing in Clayton Heights donates three per cent of profits to charity

Cloverdale youth pastor’s sexual-assault sentencing delayed

Samuel Emerson due to return to Surrey Provincial Court in August

Mission prison COVID-19 outbreak ends, 9 new cases in B.C.

New positive test at Port Coquitlam care home

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

We’re asking you to lock arms with us, as we look to better days ahead

Man who bound, murdered Vancouver Island teen still a risk to public: parole board

Kimberly Proctor’s killer is still ‘mismanaging emotions,’ has had ‘temper tantrums’

VIDEO: Humpback whales put on quite a show

The ‘playful’ pod lingered by a Campbell River tour operator’s boat for quite some time

Getting hitched at historic B.C. gold rush town still on table during COVID-19 pandemic

Micro-weddings, online visits, offered at Barkerville Historic Town and Park

VIDEO: Police look for suspect seen tripping elderly woman in Burnaby

The elderly woman was walking near the SkyTrain station when she was randomly tripped

Chilliwack teachers, assistants concerned with lack of PPE guidelines ahead of school reopening

As schools get ready to open, many worry measures won’t be enough to protect students from COVID-19

Revelstoke woman finds welcoming letter on her Alberta-registered truck

There have been multiple reports online of vandalism to vehicles with Alberta licence plates

Spirit bear possibly spotted in West Kootenay

A local resident spotted the white-coloured bear while on an evening trail run near Castlegar on May 27

Most Read