Dawn McGeachy, BaccS, FCPA, FCGA, FCUIC, ACUIC, 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 both CPA Canada and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada).
Ms. McGeachy is a licensed public accountant, and is the accounting and assurance partner in the firm Colby McGeachy Professional Corporation, an independent member firm of Porter Hétu International, where she also serves on the National Standards Committee. She has over 30 years of public practice and audit-related experience.
Dawn has served on both the Public Accountants Council of Ontario for a three-year term, as well as the Public Accounting Licensing Board for the Certified General Accountants Association of Ontario.
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 former Chair of the Ethics Task Force (formerly the Code of Ethical Principles and Rules of Conduct Working Group) and the Professional and Practice Standards Task Force of the National Professional Standards Committee.
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 FCPA and FCGA designations.