Michael T. Daggett, CPA, James Corley, CPA, and posthumously Michael Weinshel, CPA, were awarded the 2019 NASBA awards at the Annual Business Meeting on October 29 in Boston.

Mr. Daggett, NASBA Chair 2010-2011, was presented the William H. Van Rensselaer Public Service Award by Nominations Committee Chair Telford Lodden. Having served as the chair of many NASBA Committees and president of the Arizona State Board of Accountancy, Mr. Daggett was credited with many of the strides made in promoting NASBA globally and bringing the Uniform CPA Examination to international candidates. He also served as chair of the NASBA Ethics Committee when it championed bringing the formal instruction of professional ethics into the CPA’s education and continuing professional education requirements.

Mr. Corley, executive director of the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy since 2010, was presented the Lorraine P. Sachs Standard of Excellence Award by Ms. Sachs, NASBA Executive Vice President Emerita. Besides having chaired NASBA’s Executive Directors Committee, he has been a leading member of NASBA’s Legislative Support Committee, as well as a member of the CPA Exam Practice Analysis Advisory Committee and the AICPA Board of Examiners.

Mr. Weinshel, who had served as NASBA’s Northeast Regional Director (2001-2010), chair of its Enforcement Assessment and Best Practices Committee (2009-2011) and was a former member of the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy. He was co-chair of the Enforcement Manual Task Force Committee and a member of many other NASBA committees. In 2006 he was recognized as one of NASBA’s “Remarkable People” because of his charitable work for soldiers stationed abroad and in 2009 was recognized with his wife, Carol, for the NASBA Center for the Public Trust’s “Being a Difference” award for their Soldier Support Packages Initiative. Mr. Lodden presented the NASBA Distinguished Service Award in Mr. Weinshel’s honor to Carol Weinshel and their three sons.

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