Participation on boards and committees is an opportunity to further develop your leadership skills and gain a broader perspective of the CPA profession while influencing a profession that touches the lives of nearly every Nebraskan. Committees meet two to three times per year. Volunteer for a committee by calling the Nebraska Society of CPAs at (402) 476-8482, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or clicking below to complete the form.
The Accounting Careers Committee introduces Nebraska high school and college students to the diverse and expanding opportunities available in the accounting profession today.
Board of Directors - Society
The Nebraska Society of CPAs Board of Directors meets four times a year and is the official decision-making body of the Society. The board approves the budget, sets member dues, and makes other policy decisions.
Board of Trustees - Foundation
The Board of Trustees supports excellence in the CPA profession and helps grow the CPA pipeline by overseeing the Foundation of the Nebraska Society of CPAs. Each year, the Foundation provides thousands of dollars in financial assistance to numerous accounting students at colleges and universities throughout Nebraska.
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
The Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Committee helps plan the Society’s yearly schedule of CPE courses, helping member CPAs to enhance their professional skills, better serve their clients, and improve the professional image of Nebraska CPAs.
The Ethics Committee investigates ethics complaints within the Joint Ethics Enforcement Program (JEEP), monitors developments in the area of professional ethics, and informs the Society membership of official changes in the AICPA Code of Ethics and Nebraska Rules of Professional Conduct.
Fall CPE Conference Planning
The Fall CPE Conference Planning Committee plans and promotes the annual Fall CPE Conference held in late October and participates in the administration of that event, which is held in conjunction with the Society’s Annual Meeting.
Governmental Accounting & Auditing
The Governmental Accounting & Auditing Committee plans the annual Nebraska Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference held in June and promotes improvements in providing professional services and excellence in financial reporting for governmental entities in Nebraska.
The Industry Committee plans the Business & Industry Conference held in late April, works to generate interest and participation in the Society by industry members, and fosters interaction between members in industry through educational and networking events such as the Husker CPAs Tailgate.
The Legislation Committee coordinates Society activities in connection with proposed state and federal legislation related to the profession and evaluates such legislation for recommendations of action to be taken by the Society.
The Not-For-Profit Committee plans the annual Not-For-Profit Conference held in June, identifies and promotes educational opportunities for not-for-profit organizations and the practitioners who serve them, and disseminates relevant information regarding changes in accounting, auditing, reporting, and tax issues.
These outstanding men and women are all past chairmen of the Nebraska Society of CPAs. We thank each one of these individuals for sharing their exceptional leadership skills, their time, and their commitment to the Society and the profession over the years.
The Political Education Committee works to protect, advance, and strengthen the free enterprise system, particularly the CPA profession, by collecting and distributing financial contributions to state legislative candidates for the Nebraska Unicameral to further those objectives.
The Taxation Committee assists, informs, and advises Society members and governmental authorities on federal, state, and local tax matters and enhances public awareness of the CPA’s role in the field of taxation. The Taxation Committee assists the Legislation Committee in monitoring, evaluating, and testifying on proposed federal and state tax legislation.
West Nebraska Chapter Board of Directors
The West Nebraska Chapter consists of members in the Nebraska Panhandle, which includes Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner, Kimball, Dawes, Box Butte, Morrill, Cheyenne, Sheridan, Garden, and Deuel counties.