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President’s Memo: Watch Out for Falling Rocks

State Board Report June 2013 The power of the pen is interesting. Despite being only a single page in a monthly newsletter, I have been surprised by the number of comments I receive around the country from readers of the NASBA State Board Report who specifically reference issues raised in my “Memo.” Often my articles…

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NASBA Hits the Links for The Jason Foundation

May 22, 2013 On May 20, NASBA sponsored a VIP fundraising dinner to support the The Jason Foundation. The dinner, held every year prior to the Phillip Fulmer & Charlie Daniels Golf Classic, was attended by celebrities and other corporate sponsors. The Jason Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide…

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President’s Memo: All in the Family

State Board Report May 2013 Country music artist George Jones died in Nashville on April 26 at the age of 81. Now for most of the country, his passing probably did not get the full front page coverage that we saw here in Middle Tennessee. In the “Music City” George was royalty. He and his…

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President’s Memo: “Spring Break…” Really?

State Board Report April 2013 About dusk one night in late March, I was wrapping up a few things at the end of what had been a pretty busy week at NASBA. As is typical, the radio in my office was tuned to “95.5 – The Wolf,” an FM station that has a country music…

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President’s Memo: It Stirs Me Up a Bit

State Board Report March 2013 My grandfather, H.S. (Sid) Wilson, was among the last of his kind. His vocation was blacksmithing. He was born in rural Missouri in 1896, received an 8th grade education and apprenticed to a career that served him well, as the village blacksmith. There was always plenty of work: wheels righted,…

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President’s Memo: Slanted Remarks

State Board Report February 2013 In late January, I received a telephone call from a State Board member recounting a meeting he had recently attended during which a representative of a large accounting association had made “slanted remarks” about NASBA and another regulatory body. As I listened to the Board member’s concern, I too was…

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President’s Memo: It’s Going to be a Great Year

State Board Report January 2013 On the day after Christmas, I noticed that only a core group of employees were working in our Nashville offices, so I decided to walk our three floors to personally thank each of them for being here for our customers and stakeholders. Near the end of my walk, I stopped…

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NASBA Explores Ways to Increase Diversity in Accounting Profession

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

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President’s Memo: Reflection

State Board Report December 2012 Confucius observed: “There are three methods of gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is imitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.” As we come to the end of the year, it is a natural time for me to…

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Bishop Reports to Annual Meeting

State Board Report November 2012 NASBA is engaged in unprecedented spending on State Boards to make sure their needs are being met, NASBA President and CEO Ken L. Bishop announced to 289 attendees from 48 State Boards at NASBA ‘s 105th Annual Business Meeting, held in Orlando, FL, on October 29, 2012. If a Board…

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