The National Association of States Boards of Accountancy, Nashville, announced members of its board of directors for 2018-19: Janice Gray, managing member of Gray, Blodgett and Company in Norman, Oklahoma, to chair (pictured); Laurie Tish, national practice leader for government services at Moss Adams, Seattle, to vice chair; Jack Anderson Bonner, member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs Council, TSCPA Financial Institution Committee and Tennessee State Board of Accountancy, Piney Flats, Tennessee, to Southeast regional director; Michael Womble, managing partner at Williams Overman Pierce, Raleigh, N.C., to Middle Atlantic regional director; Faye Miller, chief auditor for Basin Electric Power Coop and serving on the North Dakota State Board of Accountancy, Bismarck, N.D., to Central regional director; A. Carlos Barrera, partner at Carr, Riggs & Ingram, Brownsville, Texas, to director-at-large; Richard Carroll, executive director of the Kentucky State Board of Accountancy and member of NASBA’s CBT Examination Administration Committee, as executive directors’ liaison. NASBA also announced continuing board members: Catherine Allen Northeast regional director; J. Coalter Baker, director-at-large; Ken Bishop, president & CEO, NASBA; Jimmy Burkes, director-at-large and treasurer; Maria Caldwell, director-at-large; John Dailey, Jr., director-at-large; C. Jack Emmons, Southwest regional director; W. Michael Fritz, director-at-large and secretary; Sheldon Holzman, Great Lakes regional director; Sharon Jensen, director-at-large; Theodore Long, past chair; Nicola Neilon, Mountain regional director; Richard Reisig, director-at-large; Katrina Salazar, Pacific regional director; and Stephanie Saunders, director-at-large.
In other NASBA news, the association honored three professionals for their leadership efforts. Gaylen Hansen, of Denver, received the William H. Van Rensselaer Public Service Award. Harry Parsons, of Reno, Nevada, received the NASBA Distinguished Service Award. Susan Somers, of Topeka, Kansas, received the Lorraine P. Sachs Standard of Excellence Award. (Read the full story