FCMAs: leading successful enterprises, enriching Ontario communities
TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - CMA Ontario, and its 20,000 members, is proud to
announce that Gary Spraakman, CMA, of Newmarket, Ontario has been appointed as
one of twenty new Fellows of The Society of Management Accountants of Ontario
(FCMA). An Associate Professor of Management Accounting at York University,
Dr. Spraakman was Associate Dean from 2001 to 2003.
The FCMA designation is a prestigious honour awarded to Certified
Management Accountants (CMA) who, through their outstanding achievements,
bring distinction to the management accounting profession and serve as a role
model for others.
Active with The Society of Management Accountants of Canada in the 1990s,
Dr. Spraakman was a member of several committees, chair of the Final
Examination Working Committee and was Director of the Edmonton Chapter.
Dr. Spraakman in addition is active in the community. He is Treasurer of
the Sharon Temple Museum Society, where he works with the Board to increase
awareness of the Society. He has also played an active, administrative role in
Scouting and a bookkeeping/fundraising role with an Edmonton-based charity
that assisted street children through theatre activities.
The FCMA designation demonstrates excellence in management accounting,
commitment to CMA Ontario, and a civic mindedness that brings community
respect to the member and the management accounting profession. FCMAs are
nominated by their peers, who have recognized their exemplary qualities and
About CMA Ontario
Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is a self-governing
professional organization that awards the Certified Management Accountant
(CMA) designation to qualified candidates in Ontario. With 16,000 certified
members and 4,000 student members, CMA Ontario is an integral part of a
profession that is 47,000 members strong across Canada and around the world.
CMA Ontario maintains rigorous standards of accreditation and professionalism
in management accounting to protect the public interest.
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