Dawn McGeachy, BaccS, FCUIC, ACUIC, FCGA, LPA became a member of the IFAC Small and Medium Practices Committee in 2013 after serving as a technical advisor for seven years. She was nominated by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada).
Ms. McGeachy is the accounting and assurance partner in the firm Colby McGeachy, PC, an independent member firm of Porter Hetu International (PHI), where she also serves on the National Standards Committee. She has more than 25 years of public practice and audit-related experience. She is serving on the Public Accountants Council of Ontario (PACO) for a three-year term, which commenced in October 2012.
Ms. McGeachy formerly served as the director of Public Practice for the Research and Standards Department at CGA-Canada during her fourteen-year tenure with the national body. She is the chair of the Ethics Task Force and former chair of the Professional and Practice Standards Task Force of the National Professional Standards Committee. She is also a former member of the Public Accounting Licensing Board (PALB) for the Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario.
Ms. McGeachy has a bachelor of science in accounting, fellow and associate (specialty in lending) designations from the Credit Union Institute of Canada, as well as an FCGA designation.