TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2012) - Hamilton Chartered Accountant Adrienne Barclay has been elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's Hamilton District CA Association. The District Association is the CA profession's local presence and organizes activities that benefit local Chartered Accountants and the community at large.
In addition to helping to serve, represent and provide fellowship among local CAs, the District Association also helps bring the Institute's many programs to its members, while also organizing important community events, such as tax clinics for people with low incomes.
Adrienne Barclay is a Tax Manager with Taylor Leibow LLP in Hamilton. A CA and CPA since 2004, she graduated from Brock University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Accounting degree. Adrienne has been involved with the District Association for over five years.
"The District Association in Hamilton is a strong voice for local Chartered Accountants and a real asset for our community," said Adrienne. "I'm proud to be the DA President."
"The CA profession is in the forefront of our province's economy, and important to communities of all types and sizes," said Nora Murrant, FCA, FCBV, Executive Vice-President and COO of the Institute. "We believe that strong District Associations help build and strengthen the CA designation and our profession's contribution to Ontario's prosperity."
About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's almost 36,000 Chartered Accountants and more than 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Chartered Accountants are the professionals Canada's business leaders trust to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.