VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants
Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) is pleased to announce its 2012-13
Board of Directors, led by its new Chair Patrick Keller, FCGA.
"I am honoured to lead the Board of Directors and proud to be a part of
an association that is 105 years old strong," says Mr. Keller. "As we
move into the next year, CGA-Canada will continue to seize growth
opportunities, at home and abroad. It will also be bolstering its
renowned education and certification program.
Mr. Keller, of Penticton, British Columbia (BC) is an electronic
commerce audit specialist with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In
addition to his long service to CGA-Canada, he was on the Board of
Governors of CGA-BC from 2001-10, serving as president in 2008. Mr.
Keller received the J.M. Macbeth Award of Merit, for volunteer service,
the CRA Award of Excellence and, most recently, a Life Membership Award
Donna Price of Winnipeg, Manitoba assumes the role of Vice Chair. Ms.
Price has had an extensive career in both the airline and financial
services industries, working with Air Canada and CIBC. Since 1985, Ms.
Price has served on several CGA Manitoba committees and was elected
president in 1990. She was recognized as one of the 100 CGAs Who Have
Made a Difference in 2008, the 100th anniversary of the CGA designation.
New board members include: Michael Geiger-Wolf, FCGA; Bruce Hurst, FCGA; and Anita Klassen, FCGA.
They will be joining the existing board members: Anthony Ariganello,
FCGA, Secretary; Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie, Public Representative;
Hilary Becker, CGA; Don Bureaux, CGA; Terry LeBlanc, FCGA, Past Chair;
and Rob Stephanson, FCGA.
Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
serves 75,000 Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and
nearly 100 countries. Respected accounting and financial management
professionals, CGAs work in industry, finance, government and public
practice. CGA-Canada establishes the designation's certification
requirements and professional standards, offers professional
development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs
nationally and internationally.
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