Toronto, Ontario: Dorian Dwyer, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the ACFE-GTA Chapter is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has confirmed his recommendation on filling a vacancy on the Chapter's Board of Directors. Astra Williamson, CPA, CGA, CFE is returning to the Chapter as a Member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
The Board has also approved Dorian's recommendation that Astra become an Officer of the Chapter. Astra has accepted the appointment of Senior Vice-President (SVP) & Chief Learning Officer (CLO), where she will have overall responsibility for the development, planning, and execution of all Chapter professional development and training activities.
Dorian, upon making the announcement said, "Astra brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the SVP & CLO role. She has a storied history of dedication and commitment to the Greater Toronto Area (formerly the Toronto) ACFE Chapter. With over twenty years as a volunteer on the board, Astra has held almost every position available, including Chapter President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Training Director. We are looking forward to working with Astra and are delighted she has agreed to be part of the Chapter leadership team once again."
In 2019, the Chapter updated its Bylaws and Officer titles and responsibilities to better position the Chapter for continued success in the next decade and beyond. All position descriptions and governance documents can now be found on the Chapter website under the "About" main menu section.