Suzanne Fillion

Manager, Financial Services
City of Surrey, British Columbia

Suzanne has been with the City of Surrey for more than 16 years and currently is the Manager of Financial Services, with general oversight on all aspects of Finance and specific oversight for payroll, Accounts Payable and Property Tax and Payment Services.

Suzanne is a Certified General Accountant, now known as a Certified Public Accountant and hold a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She is also actively involved in the GFOA, serving on the GFOA of BC Board for 7 years, the Committee on Canadian Issues for three years and was elected to the GFOA International Executive Board last year.

The City of Surrey has adopted a user pay model and Suzanne has been actively involved in helping to shape, develop and administer many of the these charges.