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Buffalo Chapter Board Meetings

Meetings are held on Tuesdays at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave, Buffalo, NY 14225

Time: 8 a.m. (breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.)

May 8, 2018
June 12, 2018 (to be confirmed)

Contact: James E. Gramkee, CPA

Annual Education Night and Award Dinner

Distinguished Service Awardee Raymond Nowicki, CPA, Nowicki & Company, LLP

When: April 24,  CPE 3:30-5:30 p.m., Dinner 6 p.m. 
Where: Salvatore's Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew, NY 14043
CPE Topic: New Revenue Recognition and Leases Accounting Standards

$45 member, $60 Non-Member (CPE & Dinner) 
$35 per person (Dinner Only)
$15 per person (CPE Only) 
Course Code: 29011802
CPE: 2 (accounting)
Contact: Jamie L. Lotz at

See flyer for details

Buffalo Chapter Nominating Committee Report 2018-19

The Nominating Committee submits the following report of nominees for election. All nominees have been contacted and have agreed to serve if elected.


President: Kevin Penner *
President-Elect: Open
Vice President: Daniel Whelehan
Secretary: Lisa Mrkall
Treasurer: Chris Learman

Board of Directors (Terms Expiring on May 31, 2019)

Deborah Kassirer
Brian Kern
Jaimie Lotz
James Gramkee* (Immediate Past President)

Board of Directors (Terms Expiring on May 31, 2020)

Richard Brennan
Edward Steele 
Franco Strangis
Patricia Johnson
Bruce Zgoda

*automatically selected as President (formerly-President Elect) and Immediate Past President (formerly President)

The election will take place on­­­­­­­­­ April 24th, 2018 at Salvatore’s

Nomination Committee
Kristen Robillard
Kaitlyn Toczek
Kelly Mandell
Sean Umlauft

Upcoming Events

Please click on any course title for more information or to register.

Chapter New Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting Standards
4/24/2018 3:30:00 PM
Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Depew
Buffalo Annual Education Night
4/24/2018 6:00:00 PM
Salvatore's Italian Gardens, Depew
2018 Not-for-Profit Accounting Update
5/24/2018 1:30:00 PM
Millennium Airport Hotel Buffalo, Buffalo
Buffalo Annual Summer Symposium - Day 1
7/24/2018 8:30:00 AM
Millenium Hotel Cheektowaga, Buffalo
Buffalo Annual Summer Symposium- Day 1 & 2
7/24/2018 8:30:00 AM
Millennium Airport Hotel Buffalo, Buffalo
Buffalo Annual Summer Symposium Day 2
7/25/2018 8:30:00 AM
Millennium Airport Hotel Buffalo, Buffalo

For a full list of CPE Courses available for this chapter, visit myCPE.

Buffalo Chapter Member Directory

Click here to find and contact all your fellow members in the Buffalo Chapter.

Chartered Feb.5, 1925, this chapter encompasses the following counties:
Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming
Jim Gramkee-Buffalo
The presiding President of the Buffalo Chapter is Jim Gramkee.
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