Investor Advisory Group

The PCAOB Investor Advisory Group (IAG) provides views and advice to the Board on broad policy issues and other matters related to the work of the PCAOB that affect investors. The Board relies on the IAG to provide high-level advice and insight on matters the Board may face in fulfilling its mission to protect investors under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Investor Advisory Group Members


The following upcoming IAG meeting is scheduled:

The agenda and meeting logistics will be announced closer to each meeting date.

Nomination Process

On a triennial basis, the Board seeks nominations of individuals to serve three-year terms on the IAG. Members are selected by the Board based on the nominations received, including self-nominations, from any person or organization. Appointments are typically announced in September, and the terms will commence on October 1 of the calendar year in which the member is appointed. No person may be an IAG member for more than nine consecutive years.

Membership in the advisory group is personal to the member, and the duties and responsibilities of the member cannot be delegated to others. Members are subject to certain sections of the Board's Ethics Code, as provided in PCAOB Rule 3700, Advisory Groups.

  • Nominee Form – Use this form to nominate yourself to serve on the IAG
  • Nominator Form – Use this form to nominate an individual to serve on the IAG


Investor Advisory Group Meeting

Board Members Daniel L. Goelzer and Lewis H. Ferguson, as well as IAG Chairman and Board Member Steven B. Harris, and PCAOB Chairman James R. Doty listen to a working group presentation at the March 16, 2011 Investor Advisory Group Meeting.

Investor Advisory Group Meeting

SEC Commissioner Elisse B. Walters, PCAOB Board Member and IAG Chair Steven A. Harris, Acting PCAOB Chairman Daniel L. Goelzer, and Board Member Charles Niemeier listen to IAG members at the inaugural Investor Advisory Group meeting May 4, 2010.