Tag Archives: NASBA Executive Leadership

NASBA IT Chief Addresses Board

State Board Report August 2014 NASBA has made significant investment in protecting its environment against the worldwide growing security threats, NASBA Chief Information Officer Cheryl Farrar reported to the July 18 meeting of the NASBA Board of Directors. “We have made substantial process improvements, acquired additional software tools to monitor our IT environment, went so…

NASBA Names New Chief Information Officer

Cheryl Farrar Brings More Wealth of IT Knowledge to the Association NASHVILLE, TENN (July 25, 2013) — The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has named Cheryl Farrar as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Previously, Farrar acted as interim Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to NASBA preceding her full-time appointment. Farrar brings more than 15…

Haberman Named VP

State Board Report June 2013 Louise Dratler Haberman, editor of the State Board Report, has been appointed NASBA’s Vice President of Information and Research. In making the appointment, NASBA President Ken Bishop said: “As NASBA’s longest serving staff member, Louise represents NASBA in some of our most important committees and processes including Regulatory Response, Uniform…

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…

NASBA Names VP of Information & Research

NASBA’s Louise Dratler Haberman Promoted to Post NASHVILLE, TENN (May 20, 2013) — The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has named Louise Dratler Haberman as Vice President of Information & Research. Previously, she served as NASBA’s Director of Information & Research, and is based in NASBA’s New York office. In her role,…

John Johnson to Head Legislative Support

State Board Report May 2012 As of June 1, John W. Johnson will become NASBA's Director of Legislative Affairs. He is the former executive director of the Florida Board of Public Accountancy (2002-2006) and has most recently served as the director of governmental affairs for the Florida Institute of CPAs, monitoring both state and federal…

NASBA’s Executive Planning Meeting Held in Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS, VI (May 25, 2012) — Wayne L. Biggs, Jr., Commissioner of the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs, is pleased to announce that the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) held their executive planning meeting May 24 – 25 on St. Thomas. Founded in 1908, NASBA has served as an association…

NASBA Names Director of Legislative Affairs

In this new position, John Johnson will create a multifaceted, national legislative program to assist NASBA's member boards. NASHVILLE, TN (May 9, 2012) — The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), an association dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the 55 state boards of accountancy, is pleased to announce that John W. Johnson…

President’s Memo: Change Your Thoughts

State Board Report January 2012 Norman Vincent Peale, the early twentieth century American clergyman, once preached the words, “Change your thoughts and you change your world.” I have been thinking a lot about change these past few months, as I prepared to accede to the position of President and CEO of NASBA. Experience with organizational…

NASBA CFO Promoted to Senior Vice President

Current CFO, Michael L. Bryant, CPA, Assumes New Role NASHVILLE, TN (January 11, 2012) –The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Inc. (NASBA), an association dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the country’s 55 state boards of accountancy, has named Michael R. Bryant, CPA, as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Bryant has…