CFA Institute, a 501(c)6 organization incorporated in the state of Virginia, and its Board of Governors are committed to upholding a high standard of governance in the US not-for-profit sector and aspire to align the organization’s public disclosure practices with US public company standards wherever practical and reasonable. We believe a philosophy of candor and transparency is the key to facilitating a relationship of trust with our constituents and the public at large.

This page, along with the Annual Reports and 990s, will provide you with ease of access to our disclosure documents and insight into our corporate governance practices and policies. If you have any questions or want more information, please email our Corporate Secretary at

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  • Members, please take a few minutes to cast your proxy vote by the 14 July deadline! Vote using the link sent to you on 18 May or follow the instructions on the voting site.

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Learn more about the CFA Institute Board of Governors and Leadership Team on our Leadership page.

Past Chairs of CFA Institute

View the list of individuals who have previously served as the Chair of the CFA Institute Board of Governors on the Past Chairs of CFA Institute page.

Annual Reports and 990s

Learn more about CFA Institute by visiting our Annual Reports and 990s page.

Annual Meeting of Members

Meeting Notice

The Annual Meeting of Members will be held at CFA Institute, 915 East High Street, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA on Thursday, 15 July 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

The FY2021 Proxy Statement is now available. All regular members may vote their proxy before the 14 July 2021 deadline. Please visit page 7 of the proxy statement for full instructions on how to submit your proxy vote successfully. If you require assistance with voting, please contact Election Services Corporation, our 2021 proxy tabulator, by email or call toll free at +1 (866) 720-4357 / (516) 688-7013.
Register here to attend the Annual Meeting of Members, either in person or online. You may attend the live audio webcast using your computer, smart phone, or tablet. You can also dial into the session, if preferred, by calling +1 (646) 876-9923 (US) or +1 (877) 853-5247 (US Toll Free) and entering the Meeting ID: 925 3589 5569.

Nominations Slate

The Board of Governors, on the recommendation of the Nominating Committee, has approved the following slate of officers and governors to be presented to the membership for election at the 15 July 2021 Annual Meeting of Members:

 (term length: 1 September 2021 – 31 August 2022)

  • Chair: Mark Lazberger, CFA
  • Vice Chair: Tricia Rothschild, CFA

Governors: (term length: 1 September 2021 – 31 August 2024)

  • Alexander Birkin
  • Dan Fasciano, CFA
  • Joanne Hill, PhD
  • Heinz Hockmann, PhD
  • Punita Kumar-Sinha, PhD, CFA
  • Geoffrey Ng, CFA

Proxy Statements

Corporate Governance

Board Committees

The Board of Governors serves in a variety of roles critical to the governance of CFA Institute and utilizes the following committees to assist with the fulfillment of its oversight functions.

Committees & Councils

Beyond the Board Committees, there are many other ways our members serve the profession, participation on the governing bodies that direct key initiatives at CFA Institute is an essential contribution.

See Committees & Councils

CFA Institute Policies