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Janelle Drego, CPA

Treasurer, Luke 15 House

Financial Analyst, Real Estate Council of BC

Janelle is the Treasurer of the Luke 15 House Board of Directors, joining the Board in February 2018. She is an active member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Canada. Additionally, Janelle has a wide array of financial, accounting and management work experience in government non-for-profit entities.  Her passion for people and creative problem solving led her to Luke 15, where she hopes to effectively oversee and manage the financial affairs of the organization. Her duty is to:

• Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and its presentation to the board for review

• Ensure that the appropriate monthly or quarterly financial statements are reviewed by the

board

• Ensure that the board regularly monitors the organization’s financial performance and

alerts it to any important discrepancies between planned and actual figures

• Ensure that the organization maintains the appropriate financial books and records, and that

these are accurate and up-to-date

• Ensure that government tax filings and remittances are submitted on a timely basis

• Ensure that payroll and other liabilities are settled in a timely manner

• Serve as a co-signer of cheques, with at least one another signing officer

• Ensure that excess funds and reserves are properly held and invested

• Verify that donations are handled appropriately, and that grants and service delivery

contracts are accounted for in accordance with the requirements of funders

• Present the organization’s financial report at the Annual General Meeting

• Help, along with the Executive Director, to keep the board informed of important financial

events, trends, and issues relevant to the organization