"Frances has shared her knowledge through both the theories, and more important, the realities
of business with thousands of small
business people throughout Canada
and the U.S...I have been particularly
heartened by the emphasis Frances
places on helping women... To provide
hope and future where there appears
to be none is the greatest gift
anyone can offer...Her work on a
committee viewing the home-based
situation was a strong factor in
her municipality being awarded honours
as Canada's most home-based
TONY WANLESS, BUSINESS REPORTER,
"She is a role model for many women,
not just in our community, but throughout
B.C. and Canada... As a speaker,
author and volunteer, she encourages
people to do their best and sets
a leading example."
MAYOR MARLENE GRINNELL,
CITY OF LANGLEY
is truly a 'champion' for the small
business sector and a valued member
of the Greater Langley Chamber of
Commerce Board of Directors."
LYNN WHITEHOUSE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
GREATER LANGLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
a mentor, Fran has provides her
protegés with valuable insight
related to business and personal
vision. She is an excellent role
model. Her ability to communicate
to her protegés have helped
them make the necessary changes
to their business and personal goals."
KAREN EVANS, DEAN, CONTINUING EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE FRASER
have certainly earned this award.
Langley is very fortunate to have
individuals who pursue excellence,
living and working in our community."
LYNN STEPHENS, MEMBER LEGESLATIVE
ASSEMBLY (MLA) PROVINCE OF BRITISH
you walk away from being in her
presence, you have a sense of confidence
that you too could accomplish anything
you set your goals to do. She enjoys
other people's success and is very
quick to acknowledge."
BARBARA PELLEY, COORDINATOR,
VALLEY WOMEN'S NETWORK
"I am most impressed with
her abilities as a business consultant
and speaker. As a professional,
she is recognized not just locally,
but nationally for her wisdom, caring
and positive personality. She has
a remarkable ability to inspire
others to do their utmost and to
make changes in their lives."
DANIEL MILAIRE, PUBLISHER, VANCOUVER'S
CORPORATE LIVING MAGAZINE
"Frances is one of those
unique individuals, she is a teacher
and role mode. 'Random Acts of Kindness'
seem to come quite naturally to
Frances. This true gift of unselfish
caring is exemplified by her enlightened
approach to business and in her
volunteer work in the community,
She has championed many causes.
Always making sure our lives are
enriched and empowered. Always putting
others first. For it is in that
part of her life that she truly
shines. Fran has touched many lives
and continues to be a beacon of
inspiration for other Canadian women."
ALLEN HOLENDER, LET'S TALK
"She is tireless, generous,
and my life would be poorer without
LESLEY GOOD, VALLEY WOMEN'S
so glad we crossed paths during
our journey of life. You are an
amazing, delightful and kind woman.
Thank-you for sharing."
special thank you for sharing at
the CFDC roundtable, I have benefited
you for your inspirational speech
and for starting my ball rolling."
nice to have you as a friend and
a tax advisor."
you, you were excellent and offered
so much to our audience."
you again for helping me realize
you for the work you have done in
helping my business grow, making
my first year in business a success!"