The Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA) designation is granted to members who have rendered exceptional service to the profession, or whose achievements in their careers, the community or in the profession have earned them distinction and brought honour to the profession. Chartered Professional Accountants of Prince Edward Island is pleased to recognize the contributions to the profession and career of Denise Lewis Fleming, FCPA, CA, MPA. Denise is currently the Deputy Minister of Finance with the Province of Prince Edward Island. Denise has had an impressive career in Public Service in the province spanning 30 years. From her beginnings in the Office of the Auditor General, Denise moved on to Operations Supervisor in Pension and Benefits, and then into a Director role with the Department of Health. Denise moved through the ranks at Health PEI, eventually becoming the CEO, an extremely impressive position for someone from a non-medical background. Under Denise’s leadership, Health PEI co-led the province’s healthcare response during the early year’s of the COVID pandemic before she moved into her current role. Denise has been an active volunteer for various committees in the accounting profession, including acting as chair of the Public Practice and Membership Committee of the CPA Prince Edward Island Board. Denise was also an instrumental member of the tri-party committee which oversaw the drafting of the new Chartered Professional Accountants and Public Accounting Act that was proclaimed in April 2015. Please join us in congratulating Denise on this accomplishment. She will be presented with her award at the upcoming Convocation and Awards Ceremony, June 9, 2023. Tickets to the event are now available; more info on our Convocation page.