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Toronto, ON, June 21, 2012 – The board of directors of the Certified General Accountants of Ontario announces the newly elected officers for the 2012-13 fiscal year; namely, Janice Charko, FCGA, elected chair of the board and Anthony Stilo, FCGA, elected vice-chair. Blake Mercer, FCGA, is the immediate past chair.
Janice Charko, FCGA, Toronto, obtained her designation in 1982 and is a partner in ENT LLP and a part-time instructor at Humber College. Janice has served on many committees for CGA Ontario including admission standards and has chaired the financial subcommittee of the National Education Committee at CGA Canada.
Anthony Stilo, FCGA, Ajax, obtained his designation in 1991 and is a Life Member of CGA Ontario. He has served on CGA Ontario’s executive committee and has chaired the professional standards, discipline and audit-finance committees. Previous involvement in Association committees includes appeals, admission standards and national education. Anthony works as vice-president internal audit for ING Direct Canada. Earlier experience includes controllership and public accounting. In the community, he has spent time serving organizations including Habitat for Humanity, United Way, Junior Achievement and Ajax Minor Hockey.
Other newly elected board members for the 2012-13 year include: Shirley Tom, FCGA, Brampton, Fred Burke, FCGA, Mississauga, Pierre Bocti, FCGA, Unionville, Leslie Davidson, CGA, Brampton, and Partha Mohanram, CGA, Thornhill. The new public representative is Jane Beatty, Toronto.
The board has also approved the 2012-13 appointments of Ron Harvey, CGA, Kanata to CGA Canada’s national education committee and Edward Carter, FCGA to CGA Canada’s national professional standards committee.
Elections for the Certified General Accountants of Ontario’s board of directors are held by authority of the Association’s Bylaws, Article 2.
About Certified General Accountants of Ontario
CGA Ontario is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to the CGA designation, and controls the professional standards, conduct and discipline of its members and students in the province of Ontario. Certified general accountants (CGAs) are committed to meeting the needs of their businesses and organizations with strategic insight, leadership and demonstrated abilities. In Ontario, there are more than 21,000 CGAs and approximately 8,000 students working towards their designation.
www.cga-ontario.org / www.cga-domore.org
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