Investor Advisory Group

The objective of the Investor Advisory Group (IAG) is to provide the Board with the views of investors and their advocates on the PCAOB's regulatory agenda, including: (i) advising the Board regarding matters related to the auditing profession of concern to investors; (ii) providing the Board with investors' perspectives on current regulatory issues; and (iii) serving as a source of information, views, perspectives and recommendations to the Board on other matters regarding the PCAOB’s oversight activities from the point of view of investors.


  • James Andrus
  • Mary M. Bersot, CFA
  • Alicia Damley, CFA, CPA (Canada), CA
  • Denise Dickins, Ph.D., CPA, CIA (Dr. Dickins was appointed to the IAG for a one-year term to replace a member who stepped aside prior to the completion of their two-year term, and her term will expire December 31, 2024.)
  • Jonathan Grabel
  • Kenneth Goldman
  • Parveen P. Gupta, LL.B., Ph.D.
  • Tracy Sophia Harris
  • Jeffrey P. Mahoney, J.D., CPA
  • Amy Copeland McGarrity, CFA
  • Paul O’Brien, Ph.D.
  • Sanford (Sandy) Rich
  • Gina Sanchez
  • Nemit Shroff, Ph.D.
  • Sandra J. Peters, CPA, CFA
  • Lynn Turner, CPA
  • Gary G. Walsh, CFA, CPA               
  • David Pitt-Watson

Members Bios


The next public meeting of the IAG is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, 2024.

Meeting Archive


Comment Letters

These letters represent the views of members of the IAG and does not necessarily represent the views of all of its individual members, or the organizations by which they are employed.