The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has announced the recipients of the 2011 Regional Certification Awards.
The winners have attained the highest overall marks in Canada in the compulsory payroll courses offered by the CPA.
The association recognized the winners at recent events across the country. The winners are among 2,300 professionals who completed their Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) and Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certifications over the last year.
"A Payroll Compliance Practitioner has the skills and competencies required to keep an organization compliant for an annual payroll cycle, while a Certified Payroll Manager contributes a payroll perspective to strategic management discussions related to remuneration and benefits," said Cindy Forget, chairman. "Through their commitment of energy, time and intellect in achieving certification, our certified members demonstrate their commitment to their careers and enhance the professionalism of payroll."
Here’s a list of the winners:
•Gold: Cheryl Rolls - St. John's, N.L.
•Silver: Cheryl MacDonald - Charlottetown
•Bronze: Diane McCloskey - Charlottetown
Greater Toronto Region
•Gold: Qun Zheng - Vancouver
•Silver: Maria Liza Velarde - Mississauga, Ont.
•Bronze: Tong Jin - Mississauga, Ont.
•Gold: Li Juan Yao - Peterborough, Ont.
•Silver: Michelle Altieri - Embrun, Ont.
•Bronze: Yan Feng - London, Ont.
•Gold: Gurjeet Dhillon - Surrey, B.C.
•Silver: Loren Park - Surrey, B.C.
•Bronze: Jaffer Ali Hirani - Burnaby, B.C.
•Gold: Sujuan Zhang, PCP - Winnipeg, MB
•Silver: Eva Milo, PCP - Calgary, AB
•Bronze: Erika Scheer, PCP - Lloydminster, AB
•Gold: Véronique Martel-Lefebvre - Saint-Hubert, Que.
•Silver: Nathalie Grenier - Montreal
•Bronze: Christy Walsh - Pointe-Claire, Que.
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