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Governance

 
The 120th Annual Election Meeting Minutes of The New York State Society of CPAs:   May 17, 2017


The NYSSCPA is governed by a 39-member board of directors that includes seven officers: president, president-elect, four vice presidents, and a secretary/treasurer who serve a one-year term beginning June 1 and ending May 31 the following year. Directors-at-large and directors as chapter representatives hold office for three years. The executive director serves as a non-voting member of the board.

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Executive Committee

The NYSSCPA's Executive Committee is composed of a group of appointed board members, including the president, who act on behalf of and within the powers granted to them by the board of directors.


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Board of Directors Members

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Name Firm/Bio Chapter
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Jan C. Herringer
President

Manhattan/Bronx 

Member of the Society since 2005.
FIRM:
Partner, BDO USA, LLP, Woodbridge, N.J.
STATEWIDE: Past Director-at-Large of the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight, Diversity and Inclusion, International Accounting and Auditing and Sustainability committees. Past Chair of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight and the Auditing Standards committees. Past member of the Audit, Awards, CPA Exam and Virtual Currency task forces.

Manhattan/Bronx
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Ita M. Rahilly
President-elect

Mid Hudson 
Member of the Society since 1988.
FIRM: Partner, RBT CPAs, LLP, Newburgh, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Vice President on the Board of Directors. Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past Vice President of the Executive Committee. Current Chair of the Investment Subcommittee of the Finance Committee. Current member of the Finance and Trust and Estate Administration committees. Past Chair of the Trust and Estate Administration and Member Relations committees. Past member of the Awards; New York, Multistate and Local Taxation; Quality Enhancement Policy; and Tax Division Oversight committees. Past member of the Rapid Response Subcommittee (TDOC).
CHAPTER: Past Mid Hudson Chapter President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past Mid Hudson Chapter Executive Board member. Past Co-chair of the Mid Hudson Chapter Cooperation with the Bar, Bankers and Loan and Estate Planning committees. Past member of the New Paltz COAP Advisory Board.
Mid Hudson
 Charles Abraham
Charles V. Abraham
Vice President

Nassau 
Member of the Society since 2006.
FIRM: Partner, Mazars USA LLP, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight and SEC committees. Past Chair of the SEC Committee.

Nassau
 SalCollemi
Salvatore A. Collemi
Vice President

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 1998.
FIRM: Partner, Marks Paneth LLP, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Current member of the FAE Curriculum Committee. Past Chair of the International Accounting and Auditing and Member Relations committees. Past member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight and Professional Ethics committees.
Manhattan/Bronx

Iralma Pozo
Vice President

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 2004.

FIRM: Consultant and Adjunct Lecturer, City University of New York (CUNY) Colleges, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE:  Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the CPA Careers and Not-for-Profit Organizations committees.  Past member of the Governance Subcommittee. Past member of the Academic Advancement and Higher Education Committee.
CHAPTER: Past Manhattan/Bronx Chapter President, President-elect and Treasurer. Past Manhattan/Bronx Chapter Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter One-on-One Committee. Past member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter NextGen Committee.

Manhattan/Bronx
Janeen F. Schrann
Janeen F. Schrann
Vice President

Southern Tier
Member of the Society since 2002.
FIRM: Partner, Piaker & Lyons, Binghamton, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors.
CHAPTER: Current Southern Tier Executive Board member. Past Southern Tier Chapter President, President-elect and Secretary/Treasurer. Past Chair of the Southern Tier Chapter One-on-One High School Outreach Committee.
Southern Tier
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Anthony T. Abboud
Secretary/Treasurer

Syracuse
Member of the Society since 1998.
FIRM: Principal, Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, P.C., East Syracuse, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current Secretary/Treasurer on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Current Treasurer of the FAE Board of Trustees and the Moynihan Scholarship Fund Board of Trustees. Current Chair of the Finance Committee. Past member of the Audit Committee.
CHAPTER: Past Syracuse Chapter President, President-elect and Vice President. Past Syracuse Chapter Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Syracuse Chapter Budget, NextGen and Young CPAs committees.
Syracuse
Darcy Aldous
Darcy Aldous
Director as Chapter Representative
Southern Tier
Member of the Society since 2003.
FIRM: President, Darcy Aldous, CPA PC, Ithaca, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Awards Committee.
CHAPTER: Southern Tier Chapter Immediate Past President. Past Southern Tier Chapter President-elect, Vice President and Treasurer.
Southern Tier
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Dennis N. Annarumma
Director as Chapter Representative

Staten Island
Member of the Society since 1985.
FIRM: Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Member Relations Committee. Past member of the Awards and Member Benefits committees.
CHAPTER: Past Staten Island Chapter President, President-elect and Vice President. Past member of the Staten Island Chapter Executive Board. Past Co-Chair of the Staten Island COAP Advisory Board.
Staten Island
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Sol S. Basilyan
Director-at-Large

Manhattan/Bronx

Member of the Society since 2008.
FIRM: Tax Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Partnerships and LLCs and Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions committees.

Manhattan/Bronx
Carnet Brown
Carnet A. Brown
Director as Chapter Representative

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 2010.
FIRM: Accountant, NYU Langone Health System, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Taxation of Individuals and Employee Benefits committees.
CHAPTER: Manhattan/Bronx Chapter Immediate Past President. Past Manhattan/Bronx Chapter President-elect and Treasurer. Past Manhattan/Bronx Chapter Executive Board member.
Manhattan/Bronx
Bwerinofa-Petrozzello, Rumbidzai
Rumbi Bwerinofa-Petrozzello
Director-at-Large

Queens/Brooklyn
Member of the Society since 2012
FIRM: Principal, Rock Forensics, LLC.; member of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter.
STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Current member of the CPA Careers and Litigation Services committees. Past member of the CPA Exam Task Force.
CHAPTER: Past Queens/Brooklyn Chapter President and President-elect. Current Chair of the Queens/Brooklyn Social Media Committee. Past member of the St. John’s COAP Advisory Board.
Queens/Brooklyn

Christopher G. Cahill
Director-at-Large

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 1991.
FIRM: Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Vice President on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Audit, Awards and Banking committees. Past member of the Nominating and SEC Practice committees.
Manhattan/Bronx
Catherine Censullo
Catherine M. Censullo
Director as Chapter Representative

Westchester
Member of the Society since 1992.
FIRM: Sole Practitioner, Catherine M. Censullo, CPA/CMC Wealth Management, North White Plains, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Personal Financial Planning Committee. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Personal Financial Planning Committee. Past member of the FAE Investment Committee.
CHAPTER: Past Westchester Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past Westchester Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Westchester Chapter Local Practitioners Committee. Current member of the Westchester Chapter Taxation Committee.
Westchester
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Anthony S. Chan
Director-at-Large

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 1989.
FIRM: President, CA Global Consulting Inc., Flushing, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Vice President on the Board of Directors. Current member of the Executive Committee. Past Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Foundation for Accounting Education Board of Trustees. Current Vice Chair of the Chief Financial Officers Committee. Current member of the Internal Audit and SEC committees. Past member of the Nominating Committee. Past member of the Governance and Selections Subcommittee. Past Chair of the Internal Audit, SEC and Young CPAs committees. Past member of the Taxation of Mergers and Acquisitions, Industry Oversight, Accounting and Auditing Oversight, Media and Publishing and Members in Public Practice committees.
CHAPTER: Current member of the St. John’s COAP Advisory Board.
Manhattan/Bronx
 MitchDavis
Mitchell A. Davis
Director as Chapter Representative

Rockland
Member of the Society since 2002.
FIRM: Manager, Grassi & Co., New City, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Accounting and Review Services Committee. Past member of the Awards Committee. CHAPTER: Current Rockland Chapter Executive Board member. Past Rockland Chapter President, President-elect, Secretary and Treasurer.
Rockland
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Harold L. Deiters III
Immediate Past President

Suffolk
Member of the Society since 1998.
FIRM: Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Melville, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past President-elect of the Foundation for Accounting Education Board of Trustees. Past Vice President and Director-at-Large of the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Business Valuation and Finance committees. Past member of the Awards, Relations with the Legal Community and Member Benefits committees. Past member of the Dues Restructuring Task Force.
CHAPTER: Past Suffolk Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Suffolk Chapter Public Relations and Cooperation with Attorneys committees. Past Co-Chair of the Suffolk Chapter NextGen Committee.
Suffolk
 William Dresnack
William H. Dresnack
Director as Chapter Representative

Rochester
Member of the Society since 1987.
FIRM: Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past member of the Foundation for Accounting Education Ambassador Committee. Past member of the COAP Statewide Advisory Board. Past member of the Financial Accounting Standards and the Members in the Field of Education committees.
CHAPTER: Past Rochester Chapter President, President-elect and Vice President. Past Chair of the Rochester Chapter World of Accounting Committee. Current member of the Rochester COAP Advisory Board. Past Chair of the Rochester COAP Advisory Board.
Rochester
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Edward F. Esposito
Director as Chapter Representative

Queens/Brooklyn
Member of the Society since 1986.
FIRM: Sole Practitioner, Edward F. Esposito, CPA/ABV, CFE, Brooklyn, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Business Valuation Committee. Current member of the Consulting Services Oversight Committee. Past member of the Awards, Litigation Services and Personal Financial Planning committees. Past member of the Political Action Committee.
CHAPTER: Past Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Immediate Past President. Past Queens/Brooklyn Chapter President, President-elect and Vice President. Current Chair of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Sponsorship Committee. Past Chair of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Meetings Committee. Past Cochair of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter MAP Committee. Past Staten Island Chapter Executive Board member.
Queens/Brooklyn
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Mark L. Farber
Director-at-Large

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 1986.
FIRM: Sole Practitioner, Mark L. Farber CPA PC, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Bankruptcy and Financial Reorganizations, Internal Taxation and Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions committees. Past member of the Banking and Personal Financial Planning committees.
CHAPTER: Past member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter Cooperation with Bankers & Other Credit Grantors.
Manhattan/Bronx
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Lynne M. Fuentes
Director as Chapter Representative

Nassau

Member of the Society since 2004.
FIRM: Partner, Fuentes & Angel CPAs LLC, Bethpage, N.Y.
CHAPTER: Past Nassau Chapter President. Current Chair of the Nassau Chapter Newsletter Committee. Past Nassau Chapter President-elect, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past Nassau Chapter Executive Board member. Past Chair and Co-Chair of the Nassau Chapter Newsletter Committee. Past Co-Chair of the Nassau Chapter Estate & Personal Financial Planning Committee.

Nassau
timothy-hammond
Timothy J. Hammond
Director as Chapter Representative

Syracuse
Member of the Society since 2010.
FIRM: Manager, The Bonadio Group, Syracuse, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Exempt Organizations and Not-for-Profit Organizations committees. Past member of the NextGen Committee.
CHAPTER: Current Syracuse Chapter President. Past Syracuse Chapter Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Current Co-chair of the Syracuse Chapter Public Relations Committee. Current member of the Syracuse Chapter Budget Committee. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Syracuse Chapter Young CPAs Committee. Past member of the Syracuse Chapter Young CPAs Committee.
Syracuse
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Douglas L. Hoffman
Director as Chapter Representative

Adirondack
Member of the Society since 1978.
FIRM: Partner, Hoffman Eells & Gray CPAs, P.C., Lake Placid, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Director as Chapter Representative for the Adirondack Chapter on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Foundation for Accounting Education Board of Trustees. Past member of the CPA Political Action Committee. Past member of the Audit Committee.
CHAPTER: Current Adirondack Chapter Executive Board member. Past Adirondack Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President and Secretary.
Adirondack
kimberlyjohnson
Kimberly G. Johnson
Director-at-Large

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 2003.
FIRM: Partner, KPMG LLP, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past member of the Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee.
Manhattan/Bronx
Jennifer Kartychak
Jennifer A. Kartychak
Director-at-Large

Buffalo
Member of the Society since 2002.
FIRM: Principal, Lumsden & McCormick, LLP, Buffalo, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Technology Assurance Committee.
CHAPTER: Current Buffalo Chapter Executive Board member.
Buffalo
Gerard LoVerde
Gerard J. Loverde
Director-at-Large

Staten Island
Member of the Society since 1984.
FIRM: Partner, Cicero & LoVerde, P.C., Staten Island, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past member of the FAE Scholarship Awards, Legislation and Nominating committees.
CHAPTER: Current Staten Island Chapter Executive Board member. Past Staten Island Chapter President, President-elect and Treasurer. Current Chair of the Staten Island Chapter Charitable Events Committee. Past Chair of the Staten Island Chapter Fundraising and MAP committees. Past member of the Staten Island Chapter One-on-One Program and Public Relations committees. Past member of the Staten Island COAP Advisory Board.
Staten Island
Patricia McGrath
Patricia A. McGrath
Director as Chapter Representative

Buffalo
Member of the Society since 2002.
FIRM: Principal, Tronconi Segarra & Associates, Williamsville, N.Y.
CHAPTER: Past Buffalo Chapter President and President-elect. Past Buffalo Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Buffalo Chapter Accounting and Auditing Committee. Past Member of the Buffalo Chapter Accounting and Auditing Committee.
Buffalo
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Candice R. Meth
Director-at-Large

Manhattan/Bronx
Member of the Society since 2010.
FIRM: Partner, EisnerAmper LLP, New York, N.Y. 
STATEWIDE:  Current member of the Awards and Not-for-Profit committees. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Not-for-Profit and Public Sector Oversight committees. Past member of the Audit Committee. Past member of the Not-for-Profit Task Force.

Manhattan/Bronx

Steven Morse

Steven M. Morse
Director-at-Large

Rochester
Member of the Society since 1991
FIRM: Principal, The Bonadio Group, Pittsford, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past Secretary and member of the FAE Board of Trustees. Past member of the Selections Subcommittee. CHAPTER: Current Rochester Chapter Executive Board member. Past Rochester Chapter Vice President and Treasurer. Past Chair of the Rochester Chapter Community Service Committee. Past Co-chair of the Rochester Chapter Cooperation with Industry and World of Accounting committees. Past member of the SUNY Brockport COAP Advisory Board.
Rochester
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Tracey J. Niemotko
Director as Chapter Representative

Mid Hudson
Member of the Society since 1991.
FIRM: Professor of Accounting and Chair of the School of Business, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Public Sector Oversight Committee. Past Chair of the Academic Advancement and Higher Education Committee. Past member of the Awards and Members in the Field of Education committees.
CHAPTER: Past Mid Hudson Chapter President, Vice President, Secretary and Executive Board member. Past member of the Mid Hudson Chapter Budget and Cooperation with Education committees. Current member of the New Paltz COAP Advisory Board.
Mid Hudson
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Kevin P. O'Leary
Director as Chapter Representative

Northeast
Member of the Society since 2000.
FIRM: Director, Marvin and Company, Latham, N.Y.
CHAPTER: Past Northeast Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past Chair of the Northeast Chapter NextGen Committee. Past member of the Northeast Chapter Cooperation with Educators and Golf Outing committees.
Northeast
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Thomas S. Pirro
Director as Chapter Representative

Suffolk
Member of the Society since 1988.
FIRM: Sole Practitioner, Thomas S. Pirro CPA, PC, Bayport, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past member of the Nominating Committee.
CHAPTER: Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Suffolk Chapter Sponsorship Committee.
Suffolk
 reneerampulla
Renee Rampulla
Director-at-Large

Staten Island
Member of the Society since 1992.
FIRM: President and Owner, Rampulla Advisory Services, LLC, Staten Island, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current member of the Financial Accounting Standards Committee. Current member of the CPA Exam Task Force. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Professional Ethics Committee. Past Chair of the Nominating Committee.  
CHAPTER: Current Staten Island Chapter President. Past Staten Island Chapter Vice President and Executive Board member.
Staten Island
Brianreese
Brian M. Reese
Director as Chapter Representative

Utica
Member of the Society since 2004.
FIRM: Supervisor, Fitzgerald DePietro & Wojnas CPAs, P.C., Utica, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past member of the NextGen Committee.
CHAPTER: Past Utica Chapter Immediate Past President. Past Utica Chapter President, President-elect and Treasurer. Past Chair of the Utica Chapter Tax Panel. Past Chair of the Utica Chapter CPE Committee. Past Cochair of the Utica Chapter NextGen Committee.
Utica
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Robert M. Rollmann
Director-at-Large

(to serve the remaining one-year term, from June 1, 2018, of Salvatore A. Collemi)
Westchester
Member of the Society since 1982.
FIRM: Partner, PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, Harrison, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight Committee. Current member of the Awards, Financial Accounting Standards, and International Accounting and Auditing committees. Past Vice Chair of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight Committee. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Committee.
Westchester

Michael M. Todres
Director-at-Large

Nassau
Member of the Society since 1974.
FIRM: Partner, Todres & Company, LLP, Westbury, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Chair of the Management of an Accounting Practice Committee. Past member of the Community Affairs, Continuity of Practice, Cooperation with Commercial Credit Grantors, Cooperation with the Financial Media, Entertainment and Sports, Large and Medium-Sized Firms Practice Management, Local Practitioners and Small Firms and Public Relations committees.
CHAPTER: Past Chair of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter Cooperation with Bankers and Other Credit Grantors Committee.
Nassau
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Mark M. Ulrich
Director-at-Large

Queens/Brooklyn
Member of the Society since 2007.
FIRM: Director, St. John’s University, New York, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Director as Chapter Representative for the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter on the Board of the Directors. Past member of the Academic Advancement and Higher Education Committee. Past member of the Selections Subcommittee. Past member of the COAP Statewide Advisory Board.
CHAPTER: Current Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Executive Board member. Past Queens/Brooklyn Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President and Secretary. Past Chair of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Meetings Committee. Current member of the St. John’s COAP Advisory Board.
Queens/Brooklyn
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David G. Young
Director-at-Large

Rochester

Member of the Society since 1998.
FIRM: Partner, Young & Company CPAs, LLP, Rochester, N.Y.
STATEWIDE: Past Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Selections Subcommittee.
CHAPTER: Current Rochester Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Rochester Chapter Public Relations Committee. Past member of the Rochester Chapter Taxation Committee.

Rochester

Joanne S. Barry
Ex Officio

  Manhattan/Bronx