Stern Cohen Manager Appointed to Board of ALS Canada

Stern Cohen is thrilled to announce that Assurance Manager Laura Gay, CPA, CA has been appointed to the Board of Directors of ALS Canada.

“We are very proud of Laura’s achievements. As manager of Stern Cohen’s nonprofit team, Laura already provides guidance and support to many GTA nonprofits and charities.   She is quickly becoming an industry expert, speaking at conferences and leading seminars. This new commitment will allow her even greater insight into the needs of charitable organizations” says Stern Cohen Managing Partner Michael McCleave.

According to ALS Canada’s CEO, there was a very strong response from many capable and dedicated people to their recent call for new directors. Laura submitted an application detailing her interest and sector experience and then went through a series of interviews before being selected.

Laura says: “As a practicing public accountant, I have strong expertise in finance and accounting, especially within the nonprofit/charity realm. In fact, I have chosen to specialize in the nonprofit industry because I’m passionate about making positive change in our society. To that end, I am honored to play a lead role at such an important Canadian charity.”

For over 50 years, Stern Cohen Accountants have been trusted advisors to many not-for-profit and charitable organizations in the Greater Toronto Area.  Laura Gay and Richard Mendelsohn, Partner lead the NPO team at Stern Cohen.

The ALS Society of Canada (ALS Canada) is dedicated to supporting Canadians living with ALS and aims to make ALS a treatable disease. ALS Canada is a registered charity that receives no core government funding – all of their services and research are funded through the generosity of their donors. For more information about this important charity you can talk to Laura and also check out the ALS Canada website:

Way to go, Laura!