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IFRS Foundation Trustees seeks to fill Advisory Council vacancies

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Jul 16, 2013

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation (IFRSF) are calling for candidates to fill vacancies occurring at the end of 2013 for membership to the Advisory Council and Chair of the IFRS Advisory Council.

The main objective of the IFRS Advisory Council is to provide a forum in which the IASB and the Trustees can consult with individuals and representatives of organisations that work with and are interested in the development of IFRS.

As a result of expiring terms at year end, the IFRSF Trustees’ are inviting applications for membership to the Advisory Council and for the role of Chair of the Advisory Council. The role of Chair of the Advisory Council is to set the agenda of Advisory Council meetings and report to the Trustees and IASB after each meeting. Also, the IFRS Advisory Council Chair participates in the appointment of new Council members and periodically attends meetings held by the Trustees and the Due Process Oversight Committee.

Next, candidates for membership to the Advisory Council are expected to have knowledge of and practical experience in the application of IFRS. Advisory Council members are expected to attend up to three two-day meeting annually. Initial terms are either two or three years and is renewable once for an additional three year term.

Those interested in applying for the positions are asked to respond by 30 August 2013.

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