OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Milt Isaacs, President of the Association
of Canadian Financial Officers (ACFO), has been honoured with the
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
In a ceremony on Parliament Hill, Mr. Isaacs received the medal from Ed
Komarnicki, MP from Souris - Moose Mountain in Saskatchewan and Chair
of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills
and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities.
Mr. David McGuinty, MP for Ottawa South was also in attendance to
congratulate Mr. Isaacs.
Throughout Mr. Isaacs's 30 years of experience in the federal government
as a Comptroller and financial officer, he demonstrated his commitment
to accountability and sound financial management policy. This
experience and leadership led him to become ACFO President and Chairman
of the Board.
"We are very pleased for Milt. His leadership and vision have led ACFO
to be the organization it is today," said Karen Hall, Executive Vice
President of ACFO.
The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal will mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty's accession to the throne in 1952. The medal
honours significant contributions and achievements by Canadians.
The Association of Canadian Financial Officers is the professional
association and certified bargaining agent representing 4,500 Financial
Officers (FIs) in the federal public service and at NAV Canada. An
authoritative voice in public sector financial management, ACFO
routinely publishes reports and policy statements on strengthening the
federal government's financial control framework. Its recommendations
have been adopted by the House of Commons, Senate Standing Committee on
Operations & Estimates, and the Office of the Comptroller General.
Image with caption: "ACFO President Milt Isaacs receiving his Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, left, with his wife Carla and award presenter Ed Komarnicki, MP (CNW Group/ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN FINANCIAL OFFICERS (ACFO))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121210_C7810_PHOTO_EN_21756.jpg
SOURCE: ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN FINANCIAL OFFICERS (ACFO)
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