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Discipline and Appeal Tribunal

CPA Alberta

In most circumstances, both Discipline and Appeal Tribunals are comprised of three members—two CPA Alberta members appointed from CPA Alberta’s Discipline and Appeal Tribunal roster, and one public member appointed by from the Public Member roster established by the Government of Alberta.

Discipline Tribunals conduct hearings as to whether a Registrant’s conduct constitutes unprofessional conduct based on allegations of unprofessional conduct put forward by the Complaints Inquiry Committee (CIC) through a processes set out under the CPA Act.

Appeal Tribunals hear the appeals of certain decisions as set out under the CPA Act. Under the CPA Act, Appeal Tribunals are given broad powers in relation to the appeals that come before them. The vast majority of appeals that are heard by Appeal Tribunals relate to the decisions of the CIC Chair to dismiss discipline complaints or the decisions of Discipline Tribunals.

Learn more about Conduct and Discipline

The current volunteer role available is Discipline and Appeal Tribunal – Member. Click HERE to view the volunteer role position.


  • Active member of CPA Alberta in good standing ordinarily resident in Alberta.
  • Consequential experience in the designated accounting profession which demonstrates an understanding of the profession and the practice of the profession, well-developed analytical, problem-solving, investigative, and strategic and critical thinking skills.
  • An appreciation and understanding of the responsibility and accountability that CPA Alberta must govern their members to protect the public.
  • Prior experience on statutory committees, governance procedures, or regulatory processes an asset.

To volunteer for this position or if you have questions, please email