Leigha Kiger

Communications Specialist, Federal Accouting Standards Advisory Board

Leigha Kiger is the communications specialist for the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB). Her main duties at FASAB include assisting in the development of Board publications, editing written information of a technical nature for clarity and consistency, and producing both internal and external communications. Before joining the FASAB team in November of 2015, 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 Jupiter, Florida. Previous to this endeavor, she taught English in Bucaramanga, Colombia at the country’s top-rated bilingual school. She focused her work at the preschool level with children from 18 months old to seven years old, to aid students in laying the groundwork for strong English literacy and gra mmatical accuracy in speech. Ms. Kiger graduated from Duke University in 2013 with a bachelor of arts degree in English.