Committees List

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Staff Contacts:
Kathy Meyer | kmeyer@mocpa.org and Patti Woods | pwoods@mocpa.org

Goal: Further the development and recognition of accounting and auditing standards, stimulates members’ understanding and compliance, and provides a forum for technical discussions and questions. Discuss best practices for onboarding new staff and auditing clients in a virtual world.

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Staff Contact:
Dan Koontz | dkoontz@mocpa.org

Goal: Extend the development and proper application of governmental accounting and auditing standards for Missouri school districts, as well as promote the value of CPA services to State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and local school district officials.

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Staff Contact:
Andrew Grow | agrow@mocpa.org

Goal: Provide a platform for members in private industry, who are often the only CPA in their department or company, to explore topics including managing and supporting internal finance, control, strategy, and other important roles. Network with CFOs, controllers, finance staff in varies sized companies.

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Staff Contact:
Dena Hull | dhull@mocpa.org

Goal: Increase diversity and inclusion in the profession in Missouri through recruitment, retention, and advancement strategies.

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Committee Icons all-Gov
Staff Contact:
Dan Koontz | dkoontz@mocpa.org

Goal: Further the development and proper application of accounting and auditing standards for state and local governments. Bring to the attention of the responsible officials of state government, cities, and other political subdivisions, the value of services which can be rendered to them in the public interest by CPAs.

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Staff Contact:
Christy Aven | caven@mocpa.org

Goal: Discuss and provide technological resources and strategies that help CPAs better serve their clients and organizations.

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Staff Contact:
Dan Koontz | dkoontz@mocpa.org

Goal: Encourage collaboration and conversations lending to excellence in managing not-for-profit entities and in the performance of professional services.

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Committee Icons all-Ethics
Staff Contact:
Kathy Meyer | kmeyer@mocpa.org

Goal: Promote the highest standards of professional conduct among MOCPA members and within the CPA profession. Investigate potential disciplinary matters involving members and assesses sanctions where the committee finds prima facie evidence of infractions of the Bylaws or of the Code of Professional Conduct.

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Staff Contact:
Andrew Grow | agrow@mocpa.org

Goal: Help sole proprietors and small firms grow their circle of peers and learn from the experiences and knowledge of others through dynamic discussion topics, which are determined by the group. Discuss best practices for onboarding in a virtual world.

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Staff Contact:
Dena Hull | dhull@mocpa.org

Goal: Increase members’ awareness of the responsibilities and opportunities for service in the various areas of taxation; distribute information to members on federal, state, and local taxation; make recommendations for improving tax processes and structures.

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Staff Contact:
Dena Hull | dhull@mocpa.org

Goal: Respond to publicly issued exposure drafts of proposed accounting and auditing standards, rules and regulations issued by FASB, GASB, FASAB, SEC, AICPA, OMB, GAO, PCAOB, IASB, COSO and any other accounting and auditing standard setting bodies that have an impact on the practice of accountancy in Missouri.

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Staff Contacts:
Jim O’Hallaron | johallaron@mocpa.org and Liz Schaetzel | lschaetzel@mocpa.org

Goal: Prepare MOCPA members and their employers for digital transformation; enhance awareness among CPAs, employers, students, and educators of the changes, challenges, and opportunities coming to the profession by way of technology disruption; and develop educational events and resources to educate those in the profession.

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Staff Contact:
Andrew Grow | agrow@mocpca.org

Goal: Promote and enhance learning, generate thought leadership, and provide engagement activities for CPAs in the wealth management sector. Guide and support CPAs who are interested in wealth management careers.

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Staff Contact:
Dena Hull | dhull@mocpa.org and Dana Seipp | dseipp@mocpa.org

Goal: To advise on the development of professional development programs, connections events, mentoring programs, and other relevant activities of value to women in the finance and accounting profession.

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Committee Icons all-YP
Staff Contacts:
Dana Seipp | dseipp@mocpa.org and Liz Schaetzel | lschaetzel@mocpa.org

Goal: Increase membership involvement and engagement amongst young professionals while providing them with the resources they need to stay connected with their peers, the community and the profession while promoting leadership development.

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