The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) recently announced the installment of its 2008-2009 Board of Directors. The Society, the fifth largest state CPA society in the country with nearly 24,000 members, is a professional organization dedicated to enhancing the value of the CPA profession.
The 22-member Board took office June 1, 2008 and will lead and advise the Illinois CPA Society, Illinois CPA Foundation and CPAs for the Public Interest (CPAsPI). Board members are accomplished individuals who represent various professional segments and are extremely dedicated to the profession.
Illinois CPA Society President and CEO Elaine Weiss welcomes the new 2008-2009 Board of Directors, comprised of the following individuals:
Senior Vice Chairperson
Vice ChairpersonsJames P. Jones, CPA – Executive Vice President & COO, Edward Don & Company
Michael J. Pierce, CPA – Managing Director, RSM McGladrey Inc.
Ray Whittington, CPA – Dean, College of Commerce, DePaul University
SecretaryCharles G. Kuyk III, CPA – Partner, Crowe Chizek and Company LLC
TreasurerSara J. Mikuta, CPA – CFO, Leaders Bank
Immediate Past ChairmanDebra R. Hopkins, CPA, CIA – Director, Northern Illinois University CPA Review
Directors for Two-Year Term Ending May 31, 2010Brent A. Baccus, CPA – Washington Pittman & McKeever, LLC
Therese M. Bobek, CPA – Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Cara C. Hoffman, CPA – Blackman Kallick LLP
Charlotte A. Montgomery, CPA – Illinois State Museum
Daniel F. Rahill, CPA – KPMG LLP
Lawrence H. Shanker, CPA – ShankerValleau Accountants, Inc.
Directors with Two-Year Term Ending May 31, 2009Robert E. Cameron, CPA – Principal, Cameron Smith & Company PC
William J. Cernugel, CPA – Alberto Culver Co. (retired)
William P. Graf, CPA – Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Annette M. O’Connor, CPA – Manager, Financial Reporting, RR Donnelley Logistics
Gerald A. Olson, CPA – Illinois Wesleyan University
Mary Lou Pier, CPA – President, Pier & Associates Ltd.
Affiliate/Public Directors for One-Year Term Ending May 31, 2009Anthony M. Fuller – Director, Grant Thornton LLP
Marian Powers, PhD – Adjunct Associate Professor of Accounting Information and Management, Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University