The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

October 07, 2013 08:35 ET

Sault Ste. Marie CPA, CA Re-Elected District Association President

Lil Silvano leads local Chartered Professional Accountants

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2013) - Sault Ste. Marie Chartered Professional Accountant and prominent business leader Lil Silvano, CPA, CA, has been re-elected President of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's Sault Ste. Marie District CPA Association. The District Association is the CPA profession's local presence and organizes activities that benefit local Chartered Professional Accountants and the community at large.

In addition to helping to serve, represent and provide fellowship among local CPAs, the District Association also helps bring CPA Ontario's many programs to its members, while also organizing important community events, such as tax clinics for people with low incomes.

Lil Silvano is a Director of Finance with the Sault Area Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie. A CPA 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 advocate for the implementation of new CPA 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 CPA students and new CPA graduates. She also continues to be an avid promoter of professional development and has successfully advocated for more training opportunities for professional accountants in Sault Ste. Marie.

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

"The CPA profession is in the forefront of our province's economy, and important to communities of all types and sizes," said Nora Murrant, FCPA, FCA, FCBV, Executive Vice-President and COO of CPA Ontario. "We believe that strong District Associations help build and strengthen the CPA designation and our profession's contribution to Ontario's prosperity."

About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (registered name of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario) is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's almost 37,000 Members and 6,000 Students. With a rich history dating back to 1879, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario serves the public interest by developing, monitoring and enforcing the highest standards of professional competence and ethical conduct. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario's website is: www.cpaontario.ca and the Student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

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