While pursuing for his CGA designation, Maninder worked at various positions. From 2005-2011 he worked with Price Water House Coopers LLP starting as an Accounting Associate and moving up quickly to become Manager, Audit & Assurance. With a strong desire to specialize in Canadian Income Tax, Maninder joined Deloitte LLP in 2011 and has completed all levels of tax courses from Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (“CPA Canada”). He currently works as Manager, Tax at Deloitte’s Langley office, primarily focusing on tax planning, family trust and estate planning, and tax minimization strategies for individuals and corporations.
Maninder is a highly motivated individual, and a result-oriented leader with a solid track record that demonstrates leadership, team building and people management skills. He is excited to be on PICS board and feels that his membership will help connect young volunteers to PICS and its vision. He would like to brainstorm with individuals and corporations on innovative and tax efficient ways in which they could donate more funds to PICS so that PICS can effectively serve our diverse community.
Kiran Dhaliwal joined PICS diverse Board of Directors in September 2016. Kiran works for the Federal Government as a Case Manager with the majority of her work focusing on immigration. She also has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources and Administration in the manufacturing and industrial sectors. Kiran also has her own consulting business as a HR Consultant, specializing in Recruitment and Staffing.
Kiran received her Bachelor of Science Degree at Royal Roads University and obtained her Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) Designation from the BC Human Resources Management Association. Along with her current professional expertise, she is also on the Public Safety Advisory Board with the City of Langley and Parent Advisory Committee. “I’ve been a part of numerous public and private fundraisers including working with elementary schools in Surrey/Langley and women’s shelters” said Kiran adding that as a board member of PICS, she will bring forward her resources and skills and apply them to projects within the community.
Members at Large
Paramjit joined the Board in April 2011 and is a physician with a thriving family practice in Surrey. Paramjit has helped collect and fundraise for disaster relief funds and has participated in health fairs at Sikh Temples. He’s been on local radio shows and has provided educational information at public health fairs.
Kanwal Ghuman is the newest member to join the PICS Board of Directors. He achieved his Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation from the Association of Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia (CGABC) in 2013 and is currently employed by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). He also is a Director for the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Fraser Valley Local.
Kanwal has previously worked for Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). He has also owned multiple businesses over the years. Impressed with the positive impact PICS has made to the community especially new immigrants, Kanwal brings with him passion, positivity and a can do attitude to continue to help new immigrants integrate into the Canadian society successfully and to further our reach by working to help improve the lives of our youth and women along with continuing to work with our seniors in the community.