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Call for Nominations issued - candidates for Independent Standard-Setting Boards in 2017

18 November 2015

The Call for Nominations for the Independent Standard-Setting Boards in 2017 was issued recently, providing opportunities for membership on the following boards:

  • International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB)
  • International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB)
  • International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA)
  • International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB)

For 2017, there are 22 vacancies on the independent standard-setting boards. Vacancies on the boards are open for nominations by all stakeholders, including professional accountancy and international organisations, governmental agencies, firms, and the public. Nominations of non-accountants for the public member vacancies are strongly encouraged.

CAPA encourages professional accountancy organisations in the region to work with stakeholders to consider nominating candidates where suitable positions are available.

All those interested should review the Call for Nominations, including the detailed information regarding open vacancies, composition targets, specific membership qualifications, and requirements. The Call also offers strategic guidance in selecting candidates, including identifying the most qualified nominee for each available position.

Nominations can be submitted through the Nominations Database (instructions are included in the Call for Nominations). All applications should be submitted before 31 January 2016. Any nominations submitted after this date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Nominating Committee. For additional information on the Nominating Committee, its process, and how to submit a nomination, visit the IFAC website at: http://www.ifac.org/news-events/2015-10/call-nominations-candidates-sought-independent-standard-setting-boards