Society Members to Vote in Special Election for 2019 Nominating Committee

 

The New York State Society of CPA's Nominating Committee is a group of formed for the purpose of nominating candidates for the board of the organization. This year, 12 individuals submitted valid petitions by the August 10, 2018 deadline.

According to Article IX of the NYSSCPA bylaws, when more than nine members submit valid petitions to serve on the Nominating Committee, a member ballot shall be had. This ballot will determine the nine individuals who will serve on the 11-member Nominating Committee along with the two designees submitted by the Board of Directors.

In the coming weeks, all CPA members of the Society will receive instructions on how to cast their vote in this special election electronically or via paper ballot.

For more information on this election process, please contact NYSSCPA General Counsel Joanne Thelmo at 212.719.8364 or jthelmo@nysscpa.org.

Below, in alphabetical order, is the list of members who will appear on the ballot.

David Evangelista
Jennifer R. George
Frank Giambruno
Scott D. Hosler
John B. Huttlinger Jr.
Doreen M. Inserra
Cynthia A. Scarinci
Amanda L. Sexton
John M. Spatola
Edward J. Torres
Stephen A. Verrone
F. Michael Zovistoski

 Davie Evangelista Photo DAVID EVANGELISTA, Principal, MBAF, Valhalla, N.Y./New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1988. Member of the Rockland Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past member of the Board of Directors as Director. Past member of the Executive Committee, as Vice President. Current member of the FAE Board of Trustees. Past President of the FAE Board of Trustees. Current Trustee of CPA PAC. Current member of the Governance Subcommittee. Past member of the Finance, Nominating and Public Schools committees. Past member of the CPA Exam Tax Force. CHAPTER: Current Rockland Chapter Executive Board member. Past Rockland Chapter President. Past Rockland Chapter Executive Board Chair. Past Rockland Chapter Executive Board member. Past Co-chair of the Rockland Chapter Furtherance, Golf Outing and Nominating committees. Past Government Relations Director of the Rockland Chapter. Past Mid Hudson Chapter Executive Board member. Past Mid Hudson Chapter Executive Board Trustee. Past Chair of the Mid Hudson Chapter Accounting and Careers, Government and Not-for-Profit committees.
 JenniferGeorge

JENNIFER R. GEORGE, Partner, RBT CPAs, LLP, Newburgh, N.Y., Member of the Society since 2000. Member of the Mid Hudson Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Vice President, Director-at-Large and Director as Chapter Representative for the Mid Hudson Chapter on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Past President-elect of the FAE Board of Trustees. Current member of the Peer Review and Quality Control committees. Past member of the FAE Curriculum, Finance, Financial Accounting Standards, Membership, Peer Review and Quality Control committees. CHAPTER: Past Mid Hudson Chapter President and President-elect. Past Mid Hudson Chapter Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Mid Hudson Chapter Membership/Revitalization Committee. Past Co-chair of the Mid Hudson Chapter Cooperation with the Bar, Membership/Revitalization and Young CPAs/NextGen committees. Past member of the New Paltz COAP Advisory Board.

 Frank Giambruno FRANK J. GIAMBRUNO, Managing Member, Frank J. Giambruno, CPA PLLC, Smithtown, N.Y., Member of the Society since 1986. Member of the Suffolk Chapter. CHAPTER: Current Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Past Suffolk Chapter Secretary. Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member.
 Scott Hosler pic SCOTT D. HOSLER, Manager, The Bonadio Group, Clinton, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2006. Member of the Utica Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Vice President and Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Past member of the Awards and Finance committees. Past member of the Dues Restructuring Task Force. CHAPTER: Past Utica Chapter President, President-elect and Treasurer. Past Utica Chapter Executive Board member.
 John B JOHN B. HUTTLINGER, Jr., Partner, Adirondack Audit Company, Inc., Saranac Lake, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1992. Member of the Adirondack Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Vice President and Director on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the CPA Careers and Small Firms Practice Management committees. Past member of the Awards, Local Practitioners and Small Firms, and Nominating committees. Current member of the FAE/Society Joint Task Force and the Society Culture Committee Task Force. Past member of the Strategy Task Force. CHAPTER: Current Adirondack Chapter Vice President. Past Adirondack Chapter Executive Board member.
 Doreen Inserra DOREEN M. INSERRA, President, Doreen M. Inserra, CPA, PC, Staten Island, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1998. Member of the Staten Island Chapter. CHAPTER: Current Staten Island Chapter Executive Board member. Past Staten Island Chapter President, President-elect and Secretary. Current Chair of the Staten Island Chapter Hall of Fame.
 Cynthia Scarinci Photo CYNTHIA A. SCARINCI, Associate Professor, College of Staten Island (CUNY), Staten Island, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1990. Member of the Staten Island Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Vice President and Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Academic Advancement and Higher Education and CPA Careers committees. Past Chair of the Academic Advancement and Higher Education Committee. Past member of the Awards Committee. CHAPTER: Past Staten Island Chapter President, President-elect and Vice President. Past Staten Island Chapter Executive Board member. Current Co-chair of the Staten Island Chapter Education Committee. Past Chair of the Staten Island Chapter Education and Technology committees. Past member of the Staten Island Chapter One-on-One Program Committee.
 Amanda Sexton AMANDA L. SEXTON, Controller, Pratt Brothers, Inc., Bay Shore, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2008. Member of the Suffolk Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past member of the Awards, Business Valuation, NextGen and Nominating committees. Past member of the CPA Exam Task Force. CHAPTER: Past Suffolk Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member.  Co-founder of the Suffolk Chapter East End and Forensic and Valuation Services committees.  Past Chair of the Suffolk Chapter Public Relations Committee. Past Co-chair of the Suffolk Chapter East End, Forensic and Valuation Services, Membership and NextGen committees.
 John M JOHN M. SPATOLA, Senior Manager, Nawrocki Smith, LLP, Melville, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2010. Member of the Suffolk Chapter. CHAPTER: Current Suffolk Chapter Secretary. Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Current Co-chair of the Suffolk Chapter Forensic and Valuation Services Committee. Past Co-chair of the Nassau Chapter Litigation and Forensic Services Committee.
 Ed Torres EDWARD J. TORRES, CEO, Edward Torres, CPA PC, Forest Hills, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1992. Member of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Vice President and Director on the Board of Directors. Past Vice President of the Executive Committee. Past member of the CPA PAC. Current Member of the Digital Assets Committee. Past member of the Audit, Committee Operations, Leadership Academy, Membership, Nominating, Personal Financial, Professional Ethics, Public Schools, Small Firms Practice Management and Tax Practice Management committees. Past member of Dues Restructuring Task Force. Past Director of the Incoming Board Designees Task Force. Past Chair of the Virtual Currency Task Force. CHAPTER: Past Queens/Brooklyn Chapter President and Vice President. Current Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Historian, Nominations and Taxation committees. Past member of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter Budget and Continuing Professional Education committees. Past Chair of the Nassau Chapter NextGen Committee. Past member of the Nassau Chapter Federal Taxation, Government Relations Directors and State and Local Taxation committees. Past Government Relations Director of the Nassau Chapter. Past member of the St. John’s COAP Advisory Board.
 Stephen Verrone STEPHEN A. VERRONE, Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2009. Member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Stock Brokerage Committee. Current member of the Industry Oversight Committee. Past Vice Chair of the Stock Brokerage Committee. 
Michael Zovistoski
F. MICHAEL ZOVISTOSKI, Partner, UHY LLP, Albany, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1987. Member of the Northeast Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past President, President-elect, Secretary/Treasurer, Director-at-Large and Director as Chapter Representative on the Board of Directors. Past Secretary/Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee. Past Treasurer and member of the FAE Board of Trustees. Past member of CPA PAC. Current member of the Moynihan Scholarship Fund Board of Trustees. Past Chair of the Awards, Finance, Member Benefits and Professional Liability Insurance Committees. Past Vice Chair of the Member Benefits Committee. Past Chair of the Selections Subcommittee. Past member of the Construction Contractors, FAE Investment, Member Relations and Public Relations committees. CHAPTER: Past Northeast Chapter President, President-elect and Secretary. Past Co-chair of the Northeast Chapter Members in Industry Committee.