TWU speaker gives public hope after Enron’s failures

Event: Trinity Western University’s School of Business invites the public to join the business community in a timely address: “The Accounting Profession Post Enron—a Personal Perspective,” with guest speaker Chuck Chandler, FCA, CBV, key figure in B.C.’s accounting and business politics.

Date: March 10, 2003

Topic: “The Accounting Profession Post Enron—a Personal Perspective”

Speaker: Chuck Chandler, FCA, CBV

Time: 1 p.m.–1:50 p.m.

Place: Alumni Hall, TWU

Cost: Admission is free

For more information please contact: Amanda Flint (604) 888-7511 ext. 3391

Chuck Chandler has been a qualified accountant for over fifteen years and in 2000-2001, President for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (ICABC). He is also active in his community, serving with the Living through Loss Counselling Society of B.C. In addition, he serves on a number of Institute committees, including the Professional Conduct Inquiry, Rulings, Audit, the Accountant’s Liability task force and the ICABC council since 1996.

“The bankruptcies of Enron and Worldcom devastated the public’s confidence in the corporate system and in the work of the accountants, lawyers and government officials.
I believe this is a great opportunity to gain that loss of confidence back,” says School of Business Professor, Amanda Flint, who is also host for the event.

She adds, “The repercussions of Enron have been felt by the public and the failures have cost thousands of jobs, causing concern about a financially comfortable retirement. Chuck’s informed personal perspective comes from his heavy involvement in developing policy and legislation to improve the financial system. This is also a great opportunity for the business community to partner with the University.”

Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university enrolling over 3,200 students this year. With a broad based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 38 major areas of study ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 12 other graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and administrative leadership.

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