Gordon Ruth, FCPA, FCGA
Gordon Ruth, FCPA, FCGA was previously the Executive Vice President of Certification and Operations for the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC. Mr. Ruth was also the Chief Executive Officer for the Certified General Accountants of BC for almost five years. He has held several positions in the public sector, ranging from the federal government to BC Hydro. He spent 15 years with the Greater Vancouver Regional District (now Metro Vancouver) where he became the Chief Financial Officer and helped steward the financial affairs of this regional federation of municipalities.
Mr. Ruth has an extensive background volunteering within the accounting profession at the provincial, national and chapter levels. He served on the CGA-BC Board of Governors from 1998 to 2005 and was elected to the Executive Committee in 2000. He then served as Board Chair of the CGA Association in 2002. Nationally, he served on the CGA-Canada Board of Directors from 2000-2004 as well as on the CGA-Canada Executive Committee. He was active in both the Vancouver and Southern Vancouver Island chapters. His awards recognizing his contribution to the profession include the J.M. Macbeth Award, a Fellowship Designation and a Life Membership.