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Nominee Biographies 2017

 OFFICERS: to hold office for one year, from June 1, 2017:
 herringer17 President-elect  

JAN C. HERRINGER, Partner, BDO USA, LLP, Woodbridge, N.J. Member of the Society since 2005; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current 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.


 becht17 Vice President  

PAUL E. BECHT, Margolin, Winer & Evens LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1998; member of the Suffolk Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director as Chapter Representative for the Suffolk Chapter on the Board of Directors. Past member of the Nominating Committee. Past member of the the Selections Subcommittee. CHAPTER: Current member of the Suffolk Chapter Board of Directors. Current Cochair of the Suffolk Chapter Accounting & Auditing committee. Past Suffolk Chapter President, President-elect, Vice President, Treasurer and Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Suffolk Chapter Accounting & Auditing, Members in Industry, Nominating and Sponsorship committees.

 huttlinger Vice President  

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 member of the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Small Firms Practice Management committee. Past member of the Nominating Committee. Past member of the Strategy Task Force. CHAPTER: Current Adirondack Chapter Vice President. Current Adirondack Chapter Executive Board member.

 mertz Vice President  

MITCHELL J. MERTZ, Director of Quality Assurance, Wei Wei & Co., LLP, Flushing N.Y. Member of the Society since 1979; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current Director-at-Large on the Board of Directors. Current member of the SEC and Sustainability committees. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight and SEC committees. Past member of the Selections Subcommittee. Past member of the Awards and Stock Brokerage committees. Past member of the Networking Technology Task Force. CHAPTER: Current member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter Cooperation with Bankers & Other Credit Grantors Committee.

 meth Vice President  

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

 abboud Secretary/Treasurer  
ANTHONY T. ABBOUD, Principal, Firley, Moran, Freer & Eassa, CPA, P.C., East Syracuse, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1998; member of the Syracuse Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past member of the Board of Directors. Past member of the Executive 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.
 
Directors-at-Large: to hold office for three years, from June 1, 2017:
 anthonychan Director-at-Large  

ANTHONY S. CHAN, President, CA Global Consulting Inc., Flushing, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1989; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Current 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.

 mark_farber Director-at-Large  

MARK L. FARBER, Sole Practitioner, Mark L. Farber CPA PC, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1986; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. 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.

 goodman Director-at-Large  

CRAIG T. GOODMAN, Partner, Marks Paneth LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1984. STATEWIDE: Current Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Committee. Current member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight and Sustainability committees. Past Chair and Vice Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Committee. Past member of the Accounting and Auditing Oversight, Computer Usage Data Programming, Construction Contractors, Entertainment and Sports and Real Estate committees.

 Kimberly Director-at-Large  

KIMBERLY G. JOHNSON, Partner, KPMG LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2003; member of the Manhattan/Bronx Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past member of the Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee.

 ulrich17 Director-at-Large  

MARK M. ULRICH, Director, St. John’s University, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2007; member of the Queens/Brooklyn Chapter. 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.

DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE: To serve the remaining one-year term, from June 1, 2017 (if Mitchell J. Mertz is elected to the position of Vice President)
george17
JENNIFER R. GEORGE, Partner, RBT CPAs, LLP, Newburgh, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2000; member of the Mid Hudson Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past Director-at-Large and Director as Chapter Representative for the Mid Hudson Chapter on the Board of Directors. Past President-elect of the Foundation for Accounting Education Board of Trustees. Past member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Peer Review Committee. Past member of the Curriculum, Finance, Financial Accounting Standards and Membership committees. CHAPTER: Past Mid Hudson Chapter President, President-elect and Executive Board member. Past Chair of the Mid Hudson Chapter Membership/Revitalization Committee. Past Cochair of the Mid Hudson Chapter Young CPAs/NextGen Committee. Past member of the Mid Hudson Chapter Cooperation with the Bar Committee. Past member of the New Paltz COAP Advisory Board.
 
Directors as Chapter Representatives: to hold office for three years, from June 1, 2017:
 DouglasL ADIRONDACK

DOUGLAS L. HOFFMAN, Partner, Hoffman Eells & Gray CPAs, P.C., Lake Placid, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1978; member of the Adirondack Chapter. 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.

 fuentes NASSAU

LYNNE M. FUENTES
, Partner, Fuentes & Angel CPAs LLC, Bethpage, N.Y. Member of the Society since 2004; member of the Nassau Chapter. CHAPTER: Current 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 Cochair of the Nassau Chapter Newsletter Committee. Past Cochair of the Nassau Chapter Estate & Personal Financial Planning Committeee.
 William Dresnack ROCHESTER

WILLIAM H. DRESNACK, Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1987; member of the Rochester Chapter. 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.

 annarumma STATEN ISLAND

DENNIS N. ANNARUMMA, Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP, New York, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1985; member of the Staten Island Chapter. 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 Cochair of the Staten Island COAP Advisory Board. 

 pirro SUFFOLK

THOMAS S. PIRRO, Sole Practitioner, Thomas S. Pirro CPA, PC, Bayport, N.Y. Member of the Society since 1988; member of the Suffolk Chapter. STATEWIDE: Past member of the Nominating Committee. CHAPTER: Past Suffolk Chapter Executive Board member. Current Chair of the Suffolk Chapter Sponsorship Committee.