Appointments – AASOC and the AASB

AASOC Appointments

Appointed as Interim Chair for a period of no more than two years, effective April 1, 2017:

  • Bruce Winter, FCPA, FCA

Appointed for three-year terms ending on March 31, 2020:

  • Ian Bandeen, LL.B and BCL
  • Kathryn Bewley, PhD, CPA, CA, Ryerson University
  • Donna Bovolaneas, FCPA, FCA
  • Sheila Filion, CPA, CA, Virtus Group
  • John Walker, LL.B., CPA, CA, CBV
  • P. Bruce West, MBA, CPA, CA, C.Dir, Co-operators Group Limited

Retiring as members on March 31, 2017:

  • Jean Bédard, PhD, FCPA Auditor, FCA, Université Laval
  • William McFetridge, LL.B., FCA, CPA, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Susan McIsaac, FCPA, CPA, McIsaac Darragh Chartered Accountants
  • Stan Pasternak, MBA
  • Michael Volker, MASc, P.Eng

AASB Appointments

Appointed for three-year terms ending on March 31, 2020:

  • Nancy Cheng, FCPA, FCA, Office of the Auditor General of Canada
  • Michael Pickup, CPA, CA, Auditor General of Nova Scotia
  • Janet Stockton, FCPA, FCA, BDO Canada LLP

Reappointed for a three-year term ending on March 31, 2020:

  • Doug King, FCPA, FCA, KPMG LLP

Retiring as members on March 31, 2017:

  • Jim McCarter, FCPA, FCA
  • Marian McMahon, CPA, CA
  • Dave Rasmussen, CPA, CA, BDO Canada LLP

The Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council (AASOC) is an independent, volunteer body established in 2002 by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (now Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada). It serves the public interest by overseeing and providing input into the activities of the AASB. Reporting to the public and consisting of prominent leaders from business and regulators, AASOC’s responsibilities include appointing AASB members, providing input on strategic priorities and evaluating the performance of the AASB.  

The Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (AASB) is responsible for setting Canadian Auditing Standards (CASs) for financial statement audits, and other assurance and related services standards. Final standards are issued in the CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance.