Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

September 28, 2011 08:45 ET

Sault Ste. Marie CA Re-Elected District Association President

Lil Silvano Leads Local Chartered Accountants

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2011) - Sault Ste. Marie Chartered Accountant and prominent business leader Lil Silvano, CA, has been re-elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's (ICAO) Sault Ste. Marie 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.

Lil is a Director with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in Sault Ste. Marie. A CA since 1998, Lil has been involved with the District Association for over 10 years. She has remained active as a representative of the District Association and continues to deliver career information seminars to the local high schools and university.

Her work for her profession includes advocating for the implementation of new CA training offices in non-traditional settings in Sault Ste. Marie. A former accounting and auditing course instructor at Algoma University, Lil continues to provide mentoring and advice for CA students and new CA graduates.

"The District Association in Sault Ste. Marie is a strong voice for local Chartered Accountants and a real asset for our community," said Lil. "It is an organization I have long admired for its enterprise and professionalism. I am very proud to be a part of it in such an exciting capacity."

"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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