TERRI VAN SLEUWEN, CPA, CGA

DEPUTY AUDITOR GENERAL FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Terri started with the AGLG in May 2015 in an advisory role and was appointed as Deputy Auditor General for Local Government in November 2015. Prior to coming to the AGLG, Terri spent 16 years auditing the B.C. gaming sector, starting as an auditor and progressing through to executive director, leading the province-wide performance and compliance audit program.

At AGLG, Terri is responsible for the performance audit portfolio, leading the audit team in successfully completing and publishing audit reports and perspectives booklets that provide valuable information and helpful advice for local governments.

 

GLENN LEWIS, CIA, CRMA

DIRECTOR, PERFORMANCE AUDIT

Glenn has been with the AGLG since 2012. Before joining the AGLG team, he had gained 15 years of experience in the Internal Audit and Advisory Services with the BC Ministry of Finance.

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Arts and is a member of the Vancouver Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

 

LORI BERNDT, M.Ed

DIRECTOR, PERFORMANCE AUDIT

Before joining the AGLG in September 2013, Lori had been working in the performance audit field with the Auditor General of British Columbia since 2007. She has contributed to or led external government performance audits on a range of topics including education, transit, disability assistance, operational procurement and drinking water. Lori has also been involved in the development and delivery of performance audit training.  Prior to performance auditing, she worked in a number of different roles in the social services sector, including program evaluation and management, community development, and curriculum development.

Lori holds a Master of Education, and a Bachelor of Arts.

 

MARINA MAKHNACH, CPA, CGA, CIA, CRMA, FCCA (UK)

DIRECTOR, PERFORMANCE AUDIT

Marina started working for AGLG in May 2013 as a consultant hired by the office – managing and executing one of the first performance audits launched by the office. She then joined the office permanently in April 2014. Marina’s experience in the audit field goes back over 16 years, including leading, managing and executing various internal audit engagements, internal control certification projects, forensic and anti-money laundering engagements, and financial statements audits.

Marina holds a Bachelor of Economics and is a member of the Vancouver Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

 

MARINA CHEN, MBA, CPA, CIA

SENIOR AUDITOR

Marina started her audit profession in 2008, as a business advisor at the Internal Audit & Advisory Services office for the Provincial Government of B.C. In 2013, she joined the newly established AGLG team as a senior auditor.

Marina holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Business Administration.

 

REED EARLY, CE

SENIOR AUDITOR

Before joining the AGLG in January 2016, Reed served six years in performance audit at the provincial level. With over fifteen years of experience as a private research consultant working in social/educational settings, he bridges the gap between research and applied fields. Reed has held teaching positions in Thompson Rivers University, UBC Okanagan, and Royal Roads University with a focus on qualitative/quantitative research and performance measurement. He has also advised the government of La Paz, Bolivia on performance measures and served as educational program evaluator in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Reed holds a Master of Arts in Sociology, and is an active member in the Canadian Evaluation Society as a Credentialed Evaluator.

 

CHARLENE WEE, M.Ed, CVA

PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

Before joining the AGLG team in April 2016, Charlene had been in the profession of volunteer resource administration for over 20 years, most recently having spent time as a volunteer resource specialist in municipalities and large charitable organizations. She has worked as a consultant and trainer with universities, festivals, and municipalities like the City of Burnaby and Township of Langley. Charlene also teaches at Langara College.

Charlene holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Educational Studies. She is certified in Volunteer Resource Administration (CVA) and is the Vice-President with Administrators of Volunteer Resources British Columbia (AVRBC).

 

FORREST JOY, MBA

PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

Forrest joined the AGLG in October 2016 with over 20 years of experience in the consulting industry and in various management and not-for-profit board director roles. Forrest owned a small consulting business, providing a range of services to customers in the natural resource sector, with a focus on services such as: GIS analysis, project management, management consulting, research and reporting services, and field data collection and analysis.

Forrest holds a Master of Business Administration.

 

ANDREA LANGILLE, MBA, CPA, CGA

DIRECTOR, CORPORATE SERVICES

Andrea came to the office in May 2016 with over 13 years of progressive management, finance, procurement, administration and HR experience in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to joining the AGLG team, Andrea was the Controller at the Certified General Accountants of BC, where she worked for 8 years.

Andrea holds a Master of Business Administration.

 

CHRISTINA GRANHOLM

CORPORATE SERVICES ASSISTANT

Christina joined the AGLG in March 2016. She assists in communications and provides Executive support, bringing 7 years of experience in administrative support. In 2013 she began leading communications and brand management projects for the philanthropic sector of business, and continues to volunteer as a public relations consultant for local non-profits.

 

JEAN NG

CORPORATE SERVICES ASSISTANT

Jean joined the AGLG team in October 2016 to provide administrative, financial, contract and project management support for the office. In addition to her solid administrative skills, she is also experienced in customer service, marketing and publication editing.

Jean holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia.