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Press Release

Arthur J. Roth, CPA Elected NYSSCPA Director-at-Large

Robert Busweiler - Communications Associate
Published Date:
May 14, 2012
NEW YORK, NY, MAY 14, 2012 – The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) installed Arthur J. Roth, CPA of Loudonville, as a director-at-large at its 115th Annual Election Meeting & Dinner held at the New York Marriott Marquis on May 10. Roth is a tax consultant with Mayer Brown LLP and was the commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance from 1999 to 2003. Roth’s term is for three years and begins on June 1, 2012.
Roth joined the NYSSCPA in 1968 and served on its Board of Directors. He is currently a member of the New York, Multistate & Local Taxation Committee, and is a past member of the Annual Leadership Conference, Legislative Contacts, Chapter Operations and Professional Service Corporations committees. He also served on the Task Force for Society Recognition Nationwide Committee. In 1998, Roth was honored with the NYSSCPA Outstanding Certified Public Accountant in Government Award.
Roth is a past president, president-elect and a member of the Executive Board of the NYSSCPA’s Northeast Chapter.
Roth has served as chair of the city of Albany's Special Commission on Tax Exempt Property, chair of the Albany Municipal Water Authority, director of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce, and chair of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Center for Environmental Sciences and Technology Management at SUNY-Albany. Roth currently serves on the board of directors of Albany Molecular Research, Inc., MVP Healthcare,Inc. and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
Roth has a bachelor of science degree from Syracuse University and served in the United States Army.
About the NYSSCPA
Representing more than 28,000 CPAs, the NYSSCPA was the first state accounting organization in the nation. Incorporated in 1897, the Society is a not-for-profit organization that seeks to establish and maintain high standards of integrity, honor, and character among certified public accountants.
The New York State Society of CPAs is located at 3 Park Avenue in New York City. To learn more about the Society, call 800-633-6320 or visit the Society’s website at