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Want to hone your leadership skills and become a more effective leader in your workplace or the profession? California CPAs are the driving force behind one of the world’s largest economies—and CalCPA provides the opportunities to help you develop critical leadership skills, and a platform to showcase them, at the local and state level. Isn’t it time you put your leadership skills to use for the betterment of the CPA profession?

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

The nominations application period for the 2022-2023 CalCPA Board of Director and Council, AICPA Council and CalCPA Education Foundation Board of Trustee positions is now closed. The deadline to apply was Dec. 3.  We encourage you to check back in Fall 2022, when the nominations period for 2023-24 will open in November.

Nomination Results for 2022-2023

CalCPA and Education Foundation Nominated Slate

The CalCPA Nominations Committee submitted the following proposed nominated slate:

CalCPA Board of Directors, Council At-Large and AICPA Council Leadership

Officers nominated to a one-year term (2022-23)

  • Chair – Tayiika M. Dennis (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • First Vice Chair – Meredith A. Johnson (San Francisco Chapter)
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Matthew Martin (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Immediate Past Chair – Christie Simons (San Francisco Chapter)

Vice Chairs nominated to a two-year term (2022-24)

  • David J. Neighbors (Silicon Valley San Jose Chapter)
  • Miklos Ringbauer (Los Angeles Chapter)

Council Members at-Large nominated to a two-year term (2022-24)

  • Grace S. Clark (Inland Empire Chapter)
  • Nadeesha Hapuarachchi (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Katie Vander Veen (Inland Empire Chapter)

AICPA Council Members nominated to a three-year term (2023-26)

  • Peter W. Brown (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Jeremy Dillard (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Erin E. Roche (San Francisco Chapter)

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

CalCPA Education Foundation Board of Trustees
Officers nominated to a one-year term (2022-23)

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

Trustees nominated to a two-year term (2022-24)

  • Erin Daiber - (San Diego Chapter)
  • Scott J. Donnelly -  (Los Angeles Chapter)
  • Megan Thompson -  (Silicon Valley San Jose Chapter)
  • Jennifer Ziegler – (Los Angeles Chapter)


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For general inquiries about nominations for CalCPA Board of Directors, Council At-Large and AICPA Council, please contact Andrea Torres.

CalCPA Education Foundation

For general inquiries about nominations for CalCPA Education Foundation Board of Trustees, please contact Cheryl Smith. 

For more specific questions about CalCPA Nominations, please contact Jill Gorman Pitchenik.

Please click here to review a complete list of CalCPA Society and Education Foundation Leadership for 2021-22.

Serve on a Chapter Board

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.

Volunteer in Your Community

You can make a real difference in the lives of your fellow Californians and inspire bright, talented students to discover the integrity, trust and career diversity that is the CPA profession by volunteering in CalCPA's outreach efforts.