Carina Casuga, PLP, CPP Instructor - Payroll Administration

Carina Casuga, PLP, CPP is a seasoned professional currently serving as a Payroll and Benefits Manager in Vancouver, BC bringing over 25 years of extensive expertise in payroll and benefits management. Being a Payroll Administration instructor at Langara College since 2019, she enjoys helping students and professionals alike learn, develop, advance in their chosen careers, and master essential skills such as calculating gross to net pay and understanding federal and provincial legislations. She also holds distinguished certifications including the Payroll Leadership Professional (PLP) from the NPI Canada, Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) in the USA and certificates in Leadership Development, and Personal and Executive Coaching.

David Karkut, MA Instructor - Business Communications

David Karkut, MA is a business communications and academic skills instructor with over 30 years of experience. He holds an MA in English Education (UBC) and a BA in International Politics and Economics (Middlebury College), as well as being TESL Certified – Level 3 Permanent.

Donald Mclellan, MBA Instructor - Cost Management for Bookkeepers

Donald McLellan, MBA has worked as a management accounting professional for over 30 years in a variety of roles in manufacturing, wholesale and retail operations, and public sector service industries. His experience includes budgeting and forecasting, financial and management reporting, business process improvements financial systems implementations, business planning, organizational performance reporting and enterprise risk management.

Henry Sum, CPA Instructor - Bookkeeping 1 & 2

Henry Sum, CPA is an instructor for Bookkeeping Level 1 and Bookkeeping Level 2 at Langara College. He has over five years of previous work experience at a national accounting firm, and currently works as an Accounting and Tax Manager for a restaurant group. Outside of teaching, Henry enjoys running and cooking in his spare time.

Isabel Chan, BA Instructor - Quickbooks, Sage 50

Isabel Chan has been an IT professional for over 20 years. She is knowledgeable with accounting software such as QuickBooks, Sage 50 and ACCPAC. In addition to teaching Typing/Keyboarding, Windows File Management and MS Office, she is also experienced in ERP software and dental practice management software.

Kurtis Formosa, CPA Instructor - Bookkeeping 1 & 2

Kurtis Formosa, CPA began his professional journey working in tax at PwC before making a transition to a financial controller position at Atomic Cartoons Inc. Seeking a departure from the conventional 9-5 desk job, he transitioned into teaching full-time in 2023 and now serves as a full-time instructor at Douglas College and part-time lecturer at Langara College. Kurtis also runs a small tax practice specializing in personal and corporate tax services. Outside of the professional realm, Kurtis is an avid guitar player and an average chess player.