December 03, 2013 12:30 ET

CGA-Canada 2013-14 Board of Directors Announced

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA and OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 3, 2013) - The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) is pleased to announce the 2013-14 Board of Directors, led by its Chair Patrick Keller, CPA, FCGA.

"I am honoured to lead the Board of Directors for the second consecutive year and in an exciting era of change," says Keller. "We look forward to working with CPA Canada to integrate our operations. It promises to be an eventful year."

Mr. Keller is an electronic commerce audit specialist with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in Penticton, B.C. Prior to serving as chair of CGA-Canada in 2012-13, Mr. Keller was a volunteer with CGA-BC. He served on the board of governors from 2001-10 and was president in 2008.

Dany Girard, FCPA, FCGA, assumes the role of Vice Chair. A native of Quebec, Mr. Girard is the executive director of the Centre financier aux entreprises Desjardins Québec-Capitale. He is also first vice chair of the Fédération internationale des experts-comptables et commissaires aux comptes francophones and sits on the board and audit committees of Northwest Funds and Ethical Funds.

Board members include: Anthony Ariganello, CPA, FCGA, ICD.D, Secretary; Dr. Hilary Becker, CGA; Don Bureaux, CGA; Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie, Public Representative; Cindy Choi, CPA, FCGA; Michael Geiger-Wolf, FCGA; Anita Klassen, FCGA; and Rob Stephanson, FCGA.

Learn more about CGA-Canada's 2013-14 Board of Directors.


Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada serves Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and nearly 100 countries. CGA-Canada establishes the designation's certification requirements and professional standards, offers professional development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs nationally and internationally. CGA-Canada is currently working with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) to integrate operations under the CPA banner. Unification will enhance the influence, relevance and contribution of the Canadian accounting profession both at home and internationally.

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