Paola Matallana

chair, treasurer

Paola Matallana is currently the Manager, Corporate Audit at Servus Credit Union Ltd. She serves her organization to protect and enhance its value. She was previously the Manager, Accounting Operations, responsible for the taxation of the corporation and subsidiaries while overseeing accounting operations. Paola is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) in Alberta, a Commissioner for Oaths in the Province of Alberta, recently obtained her Certified Internal Auditor Designation and currently working towards her Canadian Risk Management Designation. Paola brings 10+ years of financial management experience in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, with a focus on financial reporting, budgeting, audit and tax. Before joining Servus, Paola worked at the Edmonton Catholic School District as the Manager, Finance and Administration; KWB LLP Chartered Accountants as a Senior Staff Accountant; Manager Reporting and Internal Controls for Scania; Staff Auditor for the Auditor General of Alberta and others. She is fluent in Spanish and as an immigrant herself very knowledgeable about the challenges of being a newcomer in Canada. Paola joined EMCN’s board in 2017 and is grateful for the opportunity to serve this organization ensuring is financially healthy to continue serving Edmonton Newcomers. Paola serves as the Board Treasurer and is the Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee. 

EMCN Board Members

Bin Lau
chairperson
Barry Andres
chair, governance committee
Allison Peters
chair, human resources committee
Harman Singh Kandola
Dr. Jennifer Braun
past chairperson
Don Douglas
Thomas Bumbeh
Helen Negan-Paré
Daniela O’Callaghan
Kirsha Campbell-Murray
Sunny Chattha
Ejike Ohuegbe

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