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Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-703(B)(10) the Arizona Board of Accountancy may appoint committees or individuals as it considers necessary to advise or assist the board in administering and enforcing Chapter 6 – Certified Public Accountants of Title 32 – Professions and Occupations. These committees and individuals serve at the pleasure of the board. There are six committees comprised of dozens of terrific public servants that help the Board and its staff, fulfill its mission in an efficient and cost effective manner and give back to the CPA profession. The Arizona Board of Accountancy has the following committees:

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 Accounting & Auditing Standards Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115, The Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee investigates matters concerning accounting reports, taxation and other areas of public accounting as the Board deems appropriate. This committee evaluates investigation files referred by the Board, hold voluntary interviews and make advisory recommendations to the Board concerning settlement, dismissal or other disposition of the reviewed matter.

   Melinda A. Xanthos, CPA Chairperson  Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Andreas D. Coumides, Jr, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Stephen T. Harris, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Brian R. Lee, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2016  
   Lisa B. Lumbard, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Christopher A. Lutes, CPA  Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   James C. Sell, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015
   Steven L. Tait, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   Scott T. Wallace, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
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 Tax Practice Committee  
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115, The Tax Practice Committee investigates matters concerning accounting reports, taxation and other areas of public accounting as the Board deems appropriate. This committee evaluates investigation files referred by the Board, hold voluntary interviews and make advisory recommendations to the Board concerning settlement, dismissal or other disposition of the reviewed matter.

   Stephen J. Rodis, CPA Chairperson  Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Robert H. Berberian, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   R. Gregory Blake, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Sharon F. Erickson, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Michael J. Holt, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Jon W. Mitchell, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Michael P. O’Malley, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Christina C. Roderick, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   Anne V. Roediger, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
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 Peer Review Oversight Advisory Committee  
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.03, the Peer Review Oversight Advisory Committee’s (PROAC) primary purpose is to assist and advise the Board on matters relating to the peer review program. PROAC reports to the Board on the program’s effectiveness and the status of participating firms’ compliance with A.A.C. R4-1-454.

   Timothy R. Coffey, CPA Chairperson  Term Expires June 30, 2017  
   Douglas L. Ball, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2016  
   Julie P. Cauich, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Dominic J. Celico, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Eve Devolites, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   William (Chuck) Heimerdinger, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Gary J. Wood, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
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 Law Review Advisory Committee  
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.01, the Law Review Advisory Committee (LRC) assists the Board in the evaluation of the Board’s statutory and regulatory provisions. The LRC makes recommendations, which the Board may accept, reject, or modify.

   Gary L. Freed, CPA Chairperson  Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Roger L. Cohen, Esq Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   George Coleman, Esq Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Michael T. Daggett, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   Mark L. Landy, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Loretta Peto, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   John C. Todd, II, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Michael J. Wagner, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
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 Certification Advisory Committee  
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-116, the Certification Advisory Committee’s primary purpose is to evaluate applications for candidates applying for the Uniform CPA Exam and for certification. Application packets include transcripts and supporting documentation, which are used to verify the statutory requirements of exam and certification candidates.

   Vicki L. Rios, CPA Chairperson  Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Gayathri D. Bala, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2016  
   Teresa B. Finley, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2014  
   Debra A. Hunter, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   Nancy S. Maurer, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   B.J. Morley, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2016  
   Sharron E. Walker, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2017  
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 Continuing Professional Education Advisory Committee  
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.02, the CPE Committee’s primary purpose is to assist in the evaluation of continuing professional education (CPE). The Committee advises the Board on issues including CPE Programs and individual registrants’ compliance with the CPE requirements as found in A.A.C. R4-1-453.

   John Cotton, CPA Chairperson  Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   Freddy Bedoya, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2016  
   Anne Cornelius, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Todd Jason, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   Sean Kindell, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2018  
   A. Carter Smitherman, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2015  
   Matthew J. Waller, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2016  

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