ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2012) - St. Catharines Chartered Accountant and prominent business leader Darryl Teutenberg, CA, has been elected President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's Niagara District CA Association. The District Association is the CA profession's local presence and organizes activities that benefit local Chartered Accountants and the community at large.
In addition to helping to serve, represent and provide fellowship among local CAs, the District Association also helps bring the Institute's many programs to its members, while also organizing important community events, such as tax clinics for people with low incomes.
Darryl Teutenberg is a General Practice Partner with Durward Jones Barkwell & Company LLP in the firm's St. Catharines office. Darryl qualified as a CA in 2001, after graduating from Brock University in 1999 with an honours Bachelor of Accounting degree. He was admitted to partnership in 2007 and provides accounting, assurance and financial consulting services to businesses and their owners in a wide range of industries. Darryl is actively involved in the Niagara community and is also a board member of the Niagara Construction Association, the Bob Gale Recreation Fund and Hospice Niagara's Planned Giving Fund.
"The District Association in Niagara is a strong voice for local Chartered Accountants and a real asset for our community," said Teutenberg. "I'm proud to be the DA President."
"The CA profession is in the forefront of our province's economy, and important to communities of all types and sizes," said Nora Murrant, FCA, FCBV, Executive Vice-President and COO of the Institute. "We believe that strong District Associations help build and strengthen the CA designation and our profession's contribution to Ontario's prosperity."
About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's almost 36,000 Chartered Accountants and more than 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Chartered Accountants are the professionals Canada's business leaders trust to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.