ACCP holds an annual election of Board Directors each year. If are a member in good standing and would like to join the ACCP Board of Directors, please contact
Winnie Sung, B.Sc. and LL.B., is a lawyer with Hungerford Tomyn Lawrenson and Nichols. She has a general solicitors practice with an emphasis on general corporate / commercial, real estate, and employment law work. She is the Treasurer (2007-2008) of the Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia. Winnie has been a speaker at employment law and contract law seminars and has co-authored articles on employment law issues. She earned both her B.Sc. and LL.B. degrees at the University of British Columbia. Winnie was born in Hong Kong and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin. She enjoys travelling and experiencing the world's culinary delights.
Selena Sit, LLB, was born and raised in Vancouver, B.C. She completed both her undergraduate degree in cell biology and genetics and her law degree at U.B.C. She is currently working as counsel at the federal Department of Justice, representing the Canada Revenue Agency. Selena practices exclusively in the area of tax litigation.
Douglas J. Purdie, BCom, CA, is an Associate Partner in the Audit and Assurance Group (AAG) of PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC") where he practices as a member of the Private Company Services team. He provides a full range of audit, accounting and tax services while integrating practical business advice and acting as a sounding board to the management and owners of private companies, primarily in the real estate industry. Doug also has broad experience with, and specializes in, advising and consulting entrepreneurial and growing public and private enterprises doing business in Hong Kong and The People's Republic of China. He is a leader of PwC’s China Desk. He has traveled extensively in China and annually visits Hong Kong. He has been involved in private and public financings, acquisition due diligence reviews, and corporate restructurings.
In addition to ACCP, Doug has extensive community involvement as a director of various charities and an industry association.
Julie Suen, B.A., LL.B., is an Associate at Aikenhead, Moscovich & Jones in Vancouver, B.C. and practices primarily in the area of insurance defence litigation. Julie was called to the British Columbia bar in May of 2008. Currently, she is pursuing a Masters of Laws with the University of London, through a distance-learning program. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws in 2007 from the University of Saskatchewan and she obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2004 from the University of British Columbia. Julie was born in Hong Kong and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Jenny Li, MBT, CPA, is a senior manager in the International Tax Services of PricewaterhouseCoopers and a California licensed CPA. Jenny specializes in the U.S. and international tax planning and compliance for private and public companies. Jenny enjoys reading, painting, and arts in general. She has been active in volunteer activities. Jenny is fluent bilingual in English and Mandarin.
Grace C Kuo, CA, is a Manager of Mutual Funds at Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. Before heading into industry, Grace was a Manager at KPMG, with their Assurance Services group where she specialized in the financial institution and real estate services sector. Grace graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2005 with a BBA and subsequently obtained her chartered accountancy designation in 2006. Community service is one of Grace's passions and she enjoys working with diverse people to make a difference in our world. Her motto: if you can dream it, you can do it - leave your legacy!
Wendy Chang, MBA, is responsible for overseeing the Chinese Services Group at Deloitte & Touche LLP. She develops and executes the strategic plan for the group in the Vancouver office and is in charge of all marketing activities as well. She was born in Taiwan and move to Vancouver in 1994. She obtained her MBA from UBC in 2006 and worked in Taipei as a Consultant prior to that. She plays golf and is a big movie fan. Wendy is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese and conversational in Cantonese.
Audrey Wang, B.A., is the Communication Coordinator for a company called Ortho Active that specializes in orthotics and other sports medicine products. In 2002, she graduated from Simon Fraser University with a B.A. in Communications and Sociology. Audrey is an active member in various community organizations. She has been a Girl Guide Leader in Coquitlam for six years and currently sits on Area Council as the Newsletter Editor. She also volunteers in various events and fundraisers for Sunshine Dreams for Kids Foundation, a national organization that fulfills the dreams of kids with life-threatening illnesses. In the fall, she is taking six months leave to go to Korea. She will be working with CEC Network to promote Canada as a destination for international study exchanges and business training.
Brenda Lau, MD, FRCPC, FFPMANZCA MM (Pain Mgmt)
Dr. Brenda Lau is a Consultant Anesthesiologist from Vancouver, Canada and a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Faculty of Pain Medicine. She completed her Master of Medicine with leading Pain Specialist Professor Michael Cousins at the University of Sydney in 2007 with a focus on the impact of health policies and health system reforms on Multidisciplinary Pain Centers.
Currently, she is the Director of the Division of Pain Management at Surrey Memorial Hospital and a consultant Interventional Pain Specialist with the St. Paul’s Hospital Pain Center. With the aims of improving pain services across BC, she helped to found the BC Provincial Pain Initiative Committee, the Fraser Health Authority Pain Services Interest Group and is an executive member of the BC Anesthesiologists’ Society. Nationally, she is actively involved with the Canadian Pain Society Taskforce in advocating for and developing the Royal College subspecialty of Pain Medicine. She enjoys mentoring students in her capacity as a Clinical Assistant Professor with the University of British Columbia and a Clinical Lecturer with the University of Sydney. Her professional interests include neuromodulation interventions, cancer pain management and operations research.
Work aside, Brenda is an avid diver, traveler off the beaten path, bicyclist, runner and ‘slow-food’ aficionado. She finds motorcycle road trips, yoga at sunrise and chai latte with friends some of life’s pure pleasures. Il sapore della dolce vita: ‘The taste of a good life’. Think and you will be.