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Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-703(B)(10) the Arizona State Board of Accountancy (Board) may appoint committees or individuals as it considers necessary to advise or assist the Board or the Board's Executive Director 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 fulfill its mission in an efficient and cost-effective manner and give back to the CPA profession. The Board has the following committees:
If you are interested in serving on a committee, please click the link below for information
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        Committee Membership Information
 
Below are the Board’s current and anticipated committee vacancies:
Committee Current Vacancies Anticipated Vacancies Anticipated Availability
Accounting and Auditing Advisory Committee 0 0
Tax Advisory Committee 1 1 July 2024
Peer Review Oversight Advisory Committee 0 0
Law Review Advisory Committee 1 1 July 2024
Certification Advisory Committee 1 1 July 2024
Continuing Professional Education Advisory Committee 0 0
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 Accounting and Auditing Advisory Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115, the 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, holds voluntary interviews and makes advisory recommendations to the Board concerning settlement, dismissal or other disposition of the reviewed matter.

   Norman R. Mendoza, CPA Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2024  
   Ryan Parker Evans, CPA Vice-Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Curtis W. Balls, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2027  
   Andreas Demosthenous Coumides, Jr, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2027  
   Christopher W. Heinfeld, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Christopher A. Lutes, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2028  
   Dawn M. Noble, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2028  
   Erin M. Sparks, CPA Member Term Expires February 12, 2029  
   Timothy P. Zingraf, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2025  
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 Tax Advisory Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115, the 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, holds voluntary interviews and makes advisory recommendations to the Board concerning settlement, dismissal or other disposition of the reviewed matter.

   James R. Nardine, CPA Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Glenn C. Conover, CPA Vice-Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2028  
   Sam Brunner, CPA Member Term Expires August 28, 2028  
   David S. Cantor, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Joshua P. Hayes, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Todd A. Keilen, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2027  
   Scott L. Miller, CPA Member Term Expires June 4, 2027  
   Kim D. Paskal, CPA Member Term Expires August 28, 2026  
   Vacant,  
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 Peer Review Oversight Advisory Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.03, the committee’s primary purpose is to assist and advise the Board on matters relating to the peer review program. The committee reports to the Board on the program’s effectiveness and may make a recommendation to the Board to direct an authorized committee to conduct an initial analysis.

   Pamela D. Mullins, CPA Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Wesley Ryan Benally, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Julie Prue Cauich, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2029  
   Timothy R. Coffey, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2027  
   Heather Gordon, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2029  
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 Law Review Advisory Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.01, the committee assists the Board in the evaluation of the Board’s statutory and regulatory provisions.

   Scott Albert Mitchem, CPA Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Steven E. Bandler, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2024  
   Jeffrey E. Beck, CPA (Retired) Member Term Expires June 30, 2029  
   Charles W. Hester, Sr., CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Vacant,  
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 Certification Advisory Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.04, the 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.

   Kevin R. Yeanoplos, CPA Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Julia Allen Miessner, CPA Vice-Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Anthony R. Gerlach, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Charles W. Hester, Sr., CPA Member Term Expires April 30, 2029  
   Brian Edward Smith, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2028  
   Erika M. Yoshimura, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Vacant,  
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 Continuing Professional Education Advisory Committee
Pursuant to A.A.C. R4-1-115.02, the committee’s primary purpose is to assist in the evaluation of continuing professional education (CPE). The Committee makes advisory recommendations to the Board concerning CPE programs, a registrant’s satisfaction of CPE requirements and a registrant’s compliance with disciplinary orders requiring CPE.

   John Cotton, CPA Chairperson Term Expires June 30, 2025  
   Fred Bedoya, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Janeen H. Butler, CPA Member Term Expires August 31, 2028  
   Anne Cornelius, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Craig P. Lewandowski, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2026  
   Robert K. Minniti, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2029  
   Duncan Walter Torrance, CPA Member Term Expires June 30, 2028  
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