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State Board Report

September 2013

NASBA’s 106th Annual Meeting, to be held October 27-30 at the Hyatt Regency in Maui, HI, will not only include the latest reports from NASBA leaders but will also feature other outstanding voices in the fields of regulation and accounting. Speakers at the NASBA Annual Meeting will include: FASB Chair Russell G. Golden, PCAOB Member Jeanette M. Franzel, PCC Chair Billy M. Atkinson, IFAC Executive Director James Sylph, AAA Past President Karen V. Pincus, CPA Canada Executive Director Kevin Dancey, AICPA Incoming Chair William E. Balhoff, AICPA Vice President Charles Landes, AICPA Vice President Craig N. Mills and Washington State Society President Richard E. Jones. From NASBA leadership, speakers will include: Chair Gaylen R. Hansen, Vice Chair Carlos E. Johnson, President Ken L. Bishop, Executive Vice President Colleen K. Conrad and Directors-at-Large Jimmy E. Burkes, Donald H. Burkett, Raymond N. Johnson, Kenneth R. Odom, E. Kent Smoll, and Laurie J. Tish, as well as Center for the Public Trust President Alfonzo Alexander and Executive Directors Committee Chair Nicole Kasin.

Updates on the activities of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, the Private Company Accounting Standards Board, the American Accounting Association and NASBA’s newest committees will all be part of the program. Other topics to be covered: the role of State Boards as related to standard setting, the future of international recognition, the impact of CPA Canada on US regulation, how Boards will discipline under a threats and safeguards code of ethics, changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act and the Uniform CPA Examination of the future.

Prior to the meeting’s start, the Center for the Public Trust is presenting a case study workshop on deterring and detecting fraud, as developed and sponsored by the Center for Audit Quality. The number of workshop attendees is limited, requiring separate registration. For registration and additional details about the workshop and the Annual Meeting’s program, including planned social events, please visit the Annual Meeting Page on There is still time to sign up for what promises to be a memorable meeting in a setting that previous NASBA Annual Meeting attendees enjoyed.

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