Canada’s Chartered Directors
The Directors College is pleased to present Canada’s Chartered Directors. The graduates listed below have completed The Chartered Director Program, an intensive individual examination, and have met the other requirements to become a Chartered Director (C.Dir.)
The Directors College and the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés (CAS) of Université Laval have a reciprocal agreement, whereby their respective designations – Chartered Director (C.Dir.) and Administrateur de sociétés certifié (ASC) are recognized as equivalent.
To see the ASC Graduates who also hold the Chartered Director designation please click here.
Ms. Joy Thomas, C.Dir.
President & CEO, CMA Canada
Working within public and private industry and for the not for profit sector, Joy has over twenty years experience at a senior-level in corporate accounting and strategic leadership.
For the past decade, she has worked for CMA Canada – in both the provinces of Nova Scotia and Alberta. She has been an active contributor on many national committees for CMA including: the Chief Executive, Public Affairs and Accreditation. In addition Joy is an integral member of several key national task force teams involved in strategy formulation and enterprise risk management.
As President and CEO of Alberta, she is responsible to the board for the strategic direction and overall leadership for affairs of a membership of over 6,600 CMAs. Prior to CMA Canada, Joy worked within the manufacturing, retail and communications sectors in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she provided expertise in cost, management and financial accounting.
Joy is a Certified Management Accountant and was awarded the E.L. Whitman Gold Medal for outstanding academic achievement upon graduation in 1993. In 2005, she was named a Fellow of the Society of Management Accountants of Canada (FCMA). The FCMA is a prestigious, national honourary designation that recognizes CMAs who, by their achievements, bring distinction to the profession and serve as a role model for others.
Joy is a member of the Canadian Association of Society Executives, Financial Executives International (FEI) and Women's Executive Network (WXN). She has been active on several boards including FEI – Atlantic, YMCA – Greater Halifax/Dartmouth, and Audit committee member of Interuniversity Services Inc., Halifax.
- HRCC Module 2 in Toronto, ON (May 27-28, 2013)
- Module 2: Leadership and Strategy in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (May 30-1, 2013)
- Module 5: The Board Simulation in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (July 11-13, 2013)
- Module 1: Accountability and Change in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (September 19-21, 2013)
- Module 3: Oversight and Finance in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (October 3-5, 2013)