Official 2004–2005 Nominating Committee Report


The Nominating Committee, elected in accordance with Article IX of the bylaws, is pleased to enter the following nominations for Officers and Directors:

OFFICERS - to hold office for one year from June 1, 2004:

John J. Kearney, Jaeckle, Kearney & Lepselter, automatically succeeds Jeffrey R. Hoops, Ernst & Young, LLP, as President in accordance with Article VIII, Paragraph 5, of the Bylaws.

Stephen F. Langowski     

to succeed John J. Kearney
Jaeckle, Kearney & Lepselter
Vice Presidents
Peter L. Berlant
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP       
to succeed Vincent J. Love
Kramer, Love & Cutler, LLP
Katharine K. Doran       
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs P.C. 
to succeed Sandra A. Napoleon-Hudson
Steinfink Napoleon & 
DiBenedetto, LLP
Andrew M. Eassa
Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, P.C.   
to succeed Raymond M. Nowicki
Nowicki & Company, LLP
    Steven N. Rubin
Own Account
Raymond M. Nowicki
Nowicki & Company, LLP
to succeed Thomas E. Riley
The Fagliarone Group, CPAs, P.C.
Arthur Bloom
Marks Paneth & Shron, LLP
to succeed Himself

DIRECTORS-AT-LARGE -- to hold office for three years from June 1, 2004

Phillip E. Goldstein
Levitan Yegidis & Goldstein LLP

to succeed

Rosemarie A. Barnickel
Own Account

Don A. Kiamie
Windsor Management Corporation     
to succeed Peter L. Berlant
Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP
Howard B. Lorch
Ohel Children’s Home & Family Services          
to succeed Peter H. Frank
Cronick, Garber & Sandler, LLP      
C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr.
Prudential Insurance Company of America     
to succeed Mark A. Plostock
Own Account
Edward J. Torres
Edward Torres, CPA, Accounting & Tax Services 
to succeed Howard D. Weiner
Holtz Rubenstein & Co., LLP

DIRECTORS AS CHAPTER REPRESENTATIVES -- to hold office for three years from June 1, 2004

Deborah L. Bailey-Browne
Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell, LLP

to succeed

Kevin J. O’Connor
Own Account

Anthony G. Duffy
Dorfman-Robbie, CPAs, P.C.
to succeed Katharine K. Doran
Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs, P.C.
Thomas Patrick Casey
Casey & Cunningham
to succeed Robert A. Sypolt
Own Account
David Evangelista
Korn, Rosenbaum, Phillips & Jauntig, LLP
to succeed Himself
John J. Lauchert, Jr.
Data Ventures, Inc.
to succeed Michael J. DiPietro
Rinehard, Fitzgerald & DePietro, P.C.

All of the nominees have consented to serve if elected.

Jeffrey R. Hoops, Ernst & Young, LLP, retiring President, automatically becomes Director for one year, replacing Jo Ann Golden, Dermody, Burke & Brown, in accordance with Article VI, Paragraph 1, of the Bylaws.

Terms expiring in 2005:

Spencer L. Barback, Barback Uliano & Company, P.C.
Michael G. Baritot, KPMG, LLP
Peter L. Berlant, Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP
Arthur Bloom, Marks Paneth & Shron, LLP
Andrew Cohen, Weiser, LLP
Walter Daszkowski, Trochiano & Daszkowski, LLP
Katharine K. Doran, Teal, Becker & Chiaramonte CPAs, P.C.
Barbara S. Dwyer, Own Account
Andrew M. Eassa, Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, P.C.
Neville Grusd, Merchant Factors Corporation
David W. Henion, Forte Capital, LLC
Jeffrey R. Hoops, Ernst & Young, LLP
Raymond M. Nowicki, Nowicki & Company, LLP
Robert S. Peare, Peare & Heller, CPAs, P.C.
Joseph J. Schlegel, Fust Charles Chambers, LLP
Robert E. Sohr, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Philip Wolitzer, Long Island University

Terms expiring in 2006:

William Aiken, Retired
Ann B. Cohen, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Michelle A. Cohen, Rotenberg & Company, LLP
Robert L. Ecker, Ecker Loehr Ecker & Ecker, LLP
Mark Ellis, Michael C. Fina Company
Raymond P. Jones, Watson Rice, LLP
John J. Kearney, Jaeckle, Kearney & Lepselter
Nancy A. Kirby, Kirby Beals Maier CPAs, PLLC
David J. Moynihan, Testone Marshall & Discenza, LLP
Richard E. Piluso, Loews Corporation
Robert N. Waxman, Own Account
Philip G. Westcott, Johnson Lauder & Savidge, LLP

Terms expiring in 2007:

Deborah L. Bailey-Browne, Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovianni & Weddell, LLP
Thomas Patrick Casey, Casey & Cunningham
Anthony G. Duffy, Dorfman-Robbie, CPAs, P.C.
David Evangelista, Korn, Rosenbaum, Phillips & Jauntig, LLP
Phillip E. Goldstein, Levitan Yegidis & Goldstein LLP
Don A. Kiamie, Windsor Management Corporation
Stephen F. Langowski, KPMG, LLP
John J. Lauchert, Jr., Data Ventures, Inc.
Howard B. Lorch, Ohel Children’s Home & Family Services
C. Daniel Stubbs, Jr., Prudential Insurance Company of America
Edward J. Torres, Edward Torres, CPA, Accounting & Tax Services

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy Newman-Limata, Chair
Anthony Cassella
Joseph L. Charles
Mark Ellis
Myrna L. Fischman
Phyllis R. Graybow
Norman W. Lipshie
James F. Passikoff
Joel C. Quall
Robert E. Sohr
Maryann M. Winters