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Accountancy Profession Leaders Sought for Volunteer Positions on IFAC Board and Committees
The International Federation of Accountants® (IFAC®) is seeking exceptional candidates committed to the public interest and the strength and vitality of the global accountancy profession to fill 33 volunteer vacancies on its Board and committees.
The Call for Nominations for the IFAC Board and Committees in 2018, issued today, sets out the upcoming opportunities for membership on the IFAC Board, Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP), and four committees—Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee, Professional Accountants in Business Committee (PAIBC), Small and Medium Practices Committee (SMPC), and Nominating Committee.
All vacancies on the IFAC Board and committees are open for nominations by IFAC member organizations.
“The dedicated efforts of IFAC’s volunteers guide the strategy and mission of IFAC, and are central to its ability to function effectively,” said IFAC President Rachel Grimes. “Their commitment to the public interest and the accountancy profession is laudable. We thank them, and our member organizations, for devoting the time and resources to nominate highly-qualified individuals, and look forward to receiving their nominations.”
The Nominating Committee encourages all IFAC member organizations to review the Call for Nominations, including the detailed information on vacancies and composition targets as well as specific membership qualifications and requirements. The companion guide offers strategic guidance in selecting candidates, including identifying the most qualified nominee for each available position.
Nominations can be submitted online via the Nominations Database by February 15, 2017.
Additional information on the Nominating Committee and its open, transparent selection process is available on the Nominating Committee web page.
IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of more than 175 members and associates in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions, representing almost 3 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.