Leigha Kiger

Communications Specialist, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

Leigha Kiger joined FASAB in 2015 as the organization’s first communications specialist. Ms. Kiger assists in the development of Board publications by editing for clarity, consistency, and uniformity. She also manages internal and external communications, including meeting minutes, newsletters, listserv messages, and FASAB’s website content. Ms. Kiger frequently presents in-person and virtually at conferences on topics including FASAB project updates, plain language writing, and effectively communicating financial information. Before joining FASAB, Ms. Kiger participated in AmeriCorps VISTA, a national service program overseen by the Corporation for National and Community Service. During her year of service, she piloted and coordinated the first financial literacy program of its kind at a local non-profit in Florida. Ms. Kiger graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She is a member of the AGA and serves as the head webmaster for the DC chapter.