Dedicated Bookkeepers At Your Service

Our staff is committed to fulfilling your bookkeeping needs so you can focus on more important things, like running your business! This is why we participate in ongoing professional development to ensure we stay on top of all the latest news and updates that may affect your business.

Melody Charlton

Manager
Maple Ridge & Langley Office

Melody has 40+ years of bookkeeping/management experience. After running her own bookkeeping business for 29 years, she has a strong sense of client commitment both external and internal. While she is tough in her beliefs on how things should be done, she is a softy with her grandchildren.

Barb Watkis

Assistant Manager
Maple Ridge Office

Barb has over 20 years of bookkeeping experience across various industries. Barb is the office “go-to” for all new software questions and training. She is strongly committed to her clients and the office to ensure that all procedures and deadlines are met.

Debra Woodruffe

Senior Bookkeeper
Maple Ridge Office

Debra has been with The Paper Chase for over 14 years. Deb is strong in Personal Income Tax as well as ensuring that her bookkeeping clients stay on top of all deadlines. Deb has a great communication bond with all her clients and possesses strong proficiency working with QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online.

Jenny Timko

Senior Bookkeeper
Maple Ridge Office

Jenny is very strong in Sage 50 and has developed a strong feel for QuickBooks Desktop. With over 15 years of bookkeeping experience in various realms of clients, Jenny is committed to keeping her head down and never missing a deadline.

Leah Danggas

Senior Bookkeeper
Maple Ridge Office

Leah has been with The Paper Chase for over 6 years and is very strong in QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online. While Leah is part-time she is like a quiet tornado determined to get five days of work done in three.

Karina Stevenson

Senior Bookkeeper
Langley Office

Karina joined The Paper Chase in 2020 leaving the snow and cold for the rain. With over 15 years of bookkeeping experience, Karina is strong in QuickBooks Desktop, QuickBooks Online and Sage 50. Karina’s strong skill set will see her digging like a bug to find an error that needs to be fixed!

Claudia Garcia-Gomez

Intermediate Bookkeeper
Maple Ridge Office

Claudia’s very quiet demeanour is deceptive. She comes across as very meek and mild but is quite strong in her commitment to her clients. Claudia is strong in QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online. She has recently challenged herself to learn Sage 50.

Karen Hollett

Intermediate Bookkeeper
Maple Ridge Office

Karen joined The Paper Chase in March 2022 bringing over 20 years of accounting, and office management experience to our team. Karen is a very passionate and determined bookkeeping professional and will stop at nothing in order to correct any bookkeeping inconsistencies she discovers. Karen has extensive experience working with QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online. She is also gaining valuable experience working with Sage 50.

Diane Sawyer

Junior Bookkeeper
Langley Office

Diane brings a wealth of experience working in Sage 50 and dealing with U.S. clients.  Diane is anxious to learn more about the QuickBooks world and the challenge of dealing with a variety of new clients.

Rebecca Palin

Junior Bookkeeper
Maple Ridge Office

Rebecca brings a fantastic attitude to gather up as much knowledge and skills as she can. Quick to learn and always loves a new challenge.

Megan Thistlethwaite

Junior Bookkeeper
Langley Office

Megan is very quiet but has a strong commitment to her work. Megan does not hesitate to take on any work and you can often see the glint in her eye when she is challenged. Megan’s skill set includes Sage 50, QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online.

“Our ongoing professional development lets you focus on your business”