Byron Donald Smith, B.Comm.(Co-op.)'86
Byron graduated from Memorial in 1986 with a Bachelor of Commerce. He then completed the Chartered Accountant program in 1989. In 1997 Byron received his Certified Fraud Examiners Designation. Byron has been awarded the Fellow CA designation. He has been actively involved in the Baccalieu Trail Chamber of Commerce and has acted as a local Board of Trade Chairperson and Treasurer. He has also served on the School Council of Ascension Collegiate and has a keen interest in the promotion of local business. He is the Managing Director of Byron D Smith Professional Corporation, a firm of Chartered Professional Accountants. He has 30 years experience as a public accountant and auditor. He has served for 6 years as the Newfoundland and Labrador Director on the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and 4 years as chair of the Audit Committee. Byron has served on several committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Newfoundland and presently serves on the practice inspection committee of CPANL. Byron enjoys Tae-kwon-do and fishing. Byron is married to Maureen Bullen, B.Ed, B.Sp.Ed(1989). Maureen and Byron have three children, Stacia (26), BBA (2013), Sarah (16) and Bruce (12). Byron is interested serving his community and in providing strong and transparent governance to community organizations, such as our Memorial University.