The new board of governors for the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia will include a voice from Kelowna.
Heather Banham, the dean of business administration and commercial aviation at Okanagan College, has been elected to the board for 2011 to represent the Kamloops and Okanagan region.
Banham will also chair the association’s education appeals committee.
There are 15 elected members of the board representing the Lower Mainland region, the Southern Vancouver Island region, the Northern Vancouver Island region, the Northern Central region, the Kamloops and Okanagan region and the East and West Kootenays region.
The Lower Mainland region also provides for nine additional members of the board to represent the membership at large.
The CGA-BC represents more than 14,000 CGAs and students.
Members work in industry, commerce, government and in public practice. The association promotes accounting through education, certification and the protection of the public interest.