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CalCPA, Education Foundation and AICPA Leadership Opportunities—Nominations Process and Applications

The 2021-2022 Nominations period is closed. The Nominations period for 2022-2023 leadership will reopen in early November 2021.

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Nomination Results for 2021-2022:

CalCPA and Education Foundation Nominated Slate

The CalCPA Nominations Committee has submitted the following proposed nominated slate:

Officers nominated to a one-year term (2021-22)

  • Chair - Christie Simons (San Francisco Chapter)
  • First Vice Chair - Tayiika M. Dennis (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Meredith A. Johnson (San Francisco Chapter)
  • Past President – Jolene N. Fraser (Sacramento Chapter)

Vice Chairs nominated to a two-year term (2021-23)

  • Jillian N. Phan (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Mike A. Ray (San Francisco Chapter)

Council Members at-Large nominated to a two-year term (2021-23)

  • Danielle Fontaine (Silicon Valley/San Jose Chapter)
  • Shannon K. Nash (Peninsula Silicon Valley Chapter)
  • TBA – Chair Recommended Appointment to Council for Approval

AICPA Council Members nominated to a three-year term (2022-25)

  • Tayiika M. Dennis (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Laura L. Ross (San Francisco Chapter)
  • Lewis E. Sharpstone (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Charlotte D. Wall (San Francisco Chapter)

The CalCPA Education Foundation Nominations Committee has submitted the following proposed nominated slate:

Officers Nominated to a one-year term (2021-22)

  • President - Scott D. Hoppe (San Francisco Chapter)
  • First Vice President - Adam Blitz (Fresno Chapter)
  • Treasurer - Andrea G. Cope (San Francisco Chapter)
  • Vice President - Charlotte D. Wall (San Francisco Chapter)
  • Past President - Chrislynn Freed (Los Angeles Chapter)

Trustees Nominated to a two-year term (2021-23)

  • Katie Bunker (Out of State Member)
  • Kathy A. Johnson (Inland Empire Chapter)
  • Kristie Ledbetter (Silicon Valley/San Jose Chapter)
  • TBA – President Recommended Appointment with Trustee Approval
  • TBA – President Recommended Appointment with Trustee Approval

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From leading a local discussion group to serving on a chapter board to holding statewide office, CalCPA enhances the image of its members by position them as experts in the media and their communities. Share your skills on a chapter board or committee, statewide committee or statewide leadership.

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