Press Releases/News Alerts
Nov 19, 2014
New York, New York
IFAC Issues Notice of the Call for Nominations for Its Board and Committees
The Notice of the Call for Nominations for the IFAC Board and Committees in 2016 was issued today along with the companion guide, Developing a Nominations Strategy. The Notice of the Call sets out the upcoming opportunities for membership on the Board of the International Federation of Accountants® (IFAC®), the global organization for the accountancy profession with more than 175 members and associates in 130 countries, and its Compliance Advisory Panel, Professional Accountancy Organization Development Committee, Professional Accountants in Business Committee, Small and Medium Practices Committee, and Nominating Committee.
For 2016, there are 31 vacancies on the Board and committees, including the chair of the Compliance Advisory Panel. All vacancies on the Board and committees are open for nominations by IFAC members.
The Nominating Committee encourages all IFAC members to review the Notice of the Call, including the detailed information regarding open vacancies, composition targets, specific membership qualifications, and requirements for the Board and each committee. It also offers strategic guidance in selecting candidates, including identifying the most qualified nominee for each available position.
The official Call for Nominations will be issued on January 15, 2015, and nominations may be submitted from January 15 to March 15, 2014. The Notice of the Call is issued in advance of the Call for Nominations to allow sufficient time for stakeholders to prepare for the next nominations cycle.
The Nominating Committee follows an open and transparent process in selecting the best candidates for the available positions while also striving to achieve gender, regional, and professional balance. For more information about the Nominating Committee, its due process, or guidance in selecting the best candidate, please visit 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. Founded in 1977, it is comprised of over 175 members and associates in 130 countries and jurisdictions, representing approximately 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.