There are volunteer positions within four committees which comprise the CPA Ontario’s Adjudicative Tribunals. These committees include:
Administration and Registration Committee: hears and decides matters of good character, and matters where credibility is in issue. It also hears applications for a Public Accounting Licence referred by the PALB.
Discipline Committee: hears and decides allegations of professional misconduct and applications for a preliminary suspension. It also hears motions to reconsider its prior decisions and orders, as well as reviewing and approving settlement agreements.
Appeal Committee: hears and decides appeals brought from decisions of the Discipline Committee, the Admission and Registration Committee and the Capacity Committee. The Appeal Committee also hears motions to reconsider its prior decisions and orders.
Capacity Committee: determines if a member is incapacitated, and the restrictions to be placed on that member, if any.
Committee members shall generally be representative of CPA Ontario’s membership by occupation and geographic location and shall include public accounting licensees. The Committee members shall be appointed for a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment for a maximum of three additional three-year terms. CPA Ontario Council may extend the maximum term of a Committee member in extraordinary circumstances. The Chair and Deputy Chairs of a Committee shall be appointed from among the Committee members for a two-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment for a maximum of three additional two-year terms. Council may extend the maximum term of the Chair or a Deputy Chair in extraordinary circumstances. Click here for more information.
- Must be a member in good standing with no outstanding discipline actions against them
- Relevant adjudicative experience is an asset
To apply, please complete and submit the application form below for consideration. If you are a member of the public who wishes to volunteer, please fill out the Public Representative Volunteer Application. Unless applicants indicate otherwise, resumes will be kept on file for two years. Only those short-listed for committee membership will be contacted.