Collector - July 2018 - 9
ACA Member Obituaries
David Cains, age 64, director of Central
Finance Management Group (CFMG)
Pty. Ltd. in Gordon, New South Wales,
Australia, died April 20, 2018.
He was an active ACA International
member, and had also been a member of the
Institute for Mercantile Agents since 1979,
including a term as national president.
Cains served as an ACA director in
Australia and New Zealand, promoting
international compliance throughout the
region and creating better educational
resources for members. He also served on
ACA International's Council of Delegates.
His first membership with ACA was
through ECOLL Pty. Ltd., which joined
in 1982 and earned its PPMS certification
in 2007. A second company, Insolvency
Management Services, became PPMS
certified in 2009. Both entities are now under
the umbrella of CFMG Pty Ltd.
Cains is survived by his wife, Rose, and
children Tara, Sian, Navarre and Piers.
Sheila Marie Burns, age 71, president of YCCS
in Union Gap, Wash., died April 21, 2018.
Burns, IFCCE, CCAE, purchased YCCS
in 1976, beginning her lifelong career
in the collection industry, according the
Among her many achievements, Burns
received the ACA Fellow Designation in
1992; the Scholar Designation in 1991;
and was inducted into the International
Fellowship of Certified Collection
Executives in 1992.
She was a member of the Western
Collectors Association and the Washington
Collectors Association Unit, where she
served a term as president.
Burns is survived by her son, Richard Lee
Christensen Jr., grandchildren, her aunt,
numerous nieces and nephews, a cousin
and many friends.
Harry Weisman, IFCCE, age 93, the
president and general manager who
founded The Upstate Collection Service in
1995, passed away April 17, 2018.
Weisman, of Lititz, Pa., was a longtime
member of ACA International and the
Pennsylvania Collectors Association, where
he served as a board member.
He earned the ACA Fellow Designation
in 1991 and ACA Scholar Designation
in 1989, in addition to being a part of
the International Fellowship of Certified
He received recognition for his work in
the industry and his local community from
the Pennsylvania Senate and House of
Weisman is survived by his son, Craig
A. Weisman, three grandchildren, six
great-grandchildren, one great-greatgrandchild and three brothers, Nathan,
Herman and Samuel.
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