The Returning Officer for the 2021 CIRA Board of Directors Election is Thomas Kriens.
Any party wishing to raise an issue or concern regarding the CIRA board election may write to the Election Returning Officer at [email protected].
Thomas Kriens is a Chartered Professional Accountant who has been a partner at Kriens LaRose, Chartered Professional Accountants for 24 years. Thomas joined a mid-size CPA firm after graduating from Ryerson University and became a partner after obtaining his CPA.
Thomas works mainly with not-for-profit organizations providing audit and consulting services to assist them with their financial reporting and operational needs. He and his audit team provides services to over 150 not-for-profit organizations including trade and professional organizations, churches, charities, foundations, health organizations, community organizations, non-profit housing organizations, and condominium corporations.
Thomas has been active in volunteering in the not-for-profit area, including writing articles, running seminars, and assisting needy organizations. He was on the Board of the Canadian Society of Association Executive for six years where he served as a Director and the Board Chair.