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Nominations for Society’s Board of Directors Due Dec. 29

Trusted Professional Staff
Published Date:
Nov 1, 2023
Are you interested in serving on the NYSSCPA’s Board of Directors? The Society’s Nominating Committee is accepting submissions of interest by members to fill key leadership positions on the NYSSCPA’s Board of Directors. Terms begin on June 1, 2024. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, Dec. 29, 2023. 

Open positions for 2024–2025 are: president-elect, which is for a one-year term, followed automatically by a one-year term as president; five vice presidents, each for a one-year term; secretary/treasurer, which ordinarily serves two consecutive one-year terms; and five at-large directors, who ordinarily serve a four-year term. Please note: Candidates for president-elect should be prepared to meet with the Nominating Committee for an interview.

Members may nominate themselves or be nominated by another member. Before submitting the name of another member for nomination, please confirm that the candidate is willing and able to serve. We also request that you submit a biography or résumé for yourself or the candidate, and an email or letter indicating why you or that person should serve on the Board of Directors as a Society officer. 

Please email your nominations and suggestions to the Society’s Nominating Committee, in advance of the Dec. 29 deadline, at

Chapter representatives 
In addition, the Nominating Committee will be receiving nominations to fill five chapter representative Board positions, one each from the following chapters: Buffalo, Manhattan/Bronx, Southern Tier, Syracuse and Westchester. For chapter nominations only, please contact the respective chapter president to express interest in these chapter Board positions. Their contact information is as follows: Buffalo Chapter: Richard M. Brennan at; Manhattan/Bronx Chapter: Gary B. Rosen at; Southern Tier Chapter: Gregory J. Carpenter at; Syracuse Chapter: Craig A. Zellar at; and Westchester Chapter: John M. Brant at

The Nominating Committee will meet Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, to deliberate and interview potential candidates. 
To serve on the Board, one must be a CPA member of the NYSSCPA for five continuous years and have at least two years’ service either on a statewide committee, a chapter executive board or a combination of both. For the full criteria members must meet to serve on the Society’s Board, refer to the Society’s bylaws

In addition to adhering to these bylaws requirements, the Nominating Committee is required to operate in accordance with Board-approved protocols

If you have additional questions about the nominations process, please contact NYSSCPA General Counsel Timothy H. Twofoot Boulette, at or call 212-719-8361. 

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