Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

September 19, 2011 08:45 ET

North Bay CA Re-elected District Association President

Amanda Wallace Leads Local Chartered Accountants

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 19, 2011) - North Bay Chartered Accountant and prominent business leader Amanda Wallace, CA, has been re-elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's North Bay & 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.

A CA since 2007, Amanda has been in an educational role for the last four years teaching both at the college and university level. She is currently teaching and developing online courses for college and university students. Amanda continues to mentor accounting students through the process of becoming a designated professional.

"The District Association in North Bay is a real asset for our community and the executive looks forward to getting more involved and active in the local community," said Wallace. "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 35,000 Chartered Accountants and 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.

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