Call for Nominations issued for positions on IFAC Board and Committees 2019

Published date: November 24, 2017

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has issued the Call for Nominations for the IFAC Board and Committees in 2019. IFAC is seeking exceptional candidates with a strong commitment to the public interest to fill volunteer vacancies on the following:

  • Board, including nomination for the position of Deputy President
  • Compliance Advisory Panel (CAP), including nomination for the position of Chair
  • Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) Development Committee (PAODC)
  • Professional Accountants in Business Committee (PAIBC)
  • Small and Medium Practices Committee (SMPC)

All vacancies on the Board and committees are open for nominations by IFAC member organisations. Those interested should review the Call for Nominations document, including detailed information on vacancies, composition targets, specific membership qualifications and requirements. A companion guide is also available to offer strategic guidance in selecting candidates, including identifying the most qualified nominee for each position.

CAPA encourages all PAOs in the region that are IFAC members to consider nominating candidates where suitable positions are available. It is essential for PAOs in Asia to contribute to such Board and committees when opportunities arise to ensure the views from the profession in Asia is presented to the global profession for consideration in an appropriate manner. The IFAC Board and committees also encourage nominations from qualified female candidates to achieve balance in gender diversity.

Nominations can be submitted online via the Nominations Database by 15 February 2018. To access the Call for Nominations document and the Nominations Database, as well as to obtain further information about the Nominating Committee, including the nomination process, visit the IFAC website at: https://www.ifac.org/news-events/2017-11/ifac-calls-nominations-volunteer-board-and-committee-positions