Awarded annually, when merited, on the recommendation of the Dean of the Sprott School of Business to an outstanding student enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce program with a concentration in Accounting. Endowed in 2013 by CCAF-FCVI Inc (Canadian Comprehensive Auditing Foundation-Fondation canadienne pour la vérification integrée) in memory of the late (2011) Ronald C. Thompson, FCA. Ron received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University in 1968 and became a Chartered Accountant in 1971, receiving the distinguished FCA award in 2006. He was elected Chair of CCAF’s Board of Governors in March 2009, after a highly successful career in the Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG). He joined the OAG in 1977, and retired as an Assistant Auditor General in 2008. He held many senior positions, including Interim Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and also had responsibility for the OAG’s International Relations Program.