Tag Archives: Diversity

Business Case for Diversity

State Board Report April 2015 Bringing more minority group members into the CPA ranks has been a goal of the AICPA since 1969, but it is now clear that this goal has a strong business case based on demographics, the business imperative and human capital, Ralph A. Thomas, CEO of the New Jersey Society of…

Honoring Two Pioneers in Accounting

Author: David Sargent, NASBA Communications and Electronic Media Specialist
Posted: February 20, 2015

NASBA Encouraging Boards’ Diversity

State Board Report July 2014 Does your Board or Society have a diversity and inclusion initiative? Does it have a program to identify minority rising leaders and to mentor them? These were the questions posed by NASBA Diversity Group Chair Tyrone Dickerson (VA) and Group Member Leonard Sanchez (NM) at the Regional Meetings. They reported…

Regions Hear From 2 New KY Colonels

State Board Report July 2014 NASBA Chair Carlos E. Johnson and NASBA President Ken L. Bishop were named honorary “Kentucky Colonels” as part of the Kentucky Board’s welcome to the NASBA Eastern Regional Meeting’s participants on June 5. The Kentucky Board’s Executive Director Dick Carroll bestowed the honors following Board Chair Phillip M. Layne’s introductory…

NASBA Diversity Task Force Meets

State Board Report September 2013 Action steps to promote diversity within NASBA’s leadership are being proposed by a special task force created by NASBA Past Chair Mark P. Harris (LA). The inspiration for the task force’s formation came from the “Fishbowl Contest,” Mr. Harris organized last year, which garnered several suggestions that NASBA work to…

NASBA Explores Ways to Increase Diversity in Accounting Profession

Author: Andy Goldstein, NASBA Electronic Media Specialist and Webmaster
Posted: January 17, 2013

President’s Memo: Photos on the Wall

State Board Report September 2012 Have you ever been watching a television broadcast when the commentator warns that an upcoming video may contain graphic content so that you may want to divert your eyes? Well, this article may contain content that is politically edgy to some (just in case you want to go on to…

Description of AICPA BOE and Related Committees

September 4, 2008 Description of AICPA Board of Examiners and Related Committees Criteria for Appointment to the Board of Examiners and its Committees The criteria for service are based upon factors such as an individual’s professional experience, knowledge and skills, firm affiliation, locale, past service, and state board of accountancy experience. Membership is limited to…