The St. Louis Chapter has approximately 3,600 members and is made up of the following counties: Crawford, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Francois, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Ste. Genevieve, Warren, and Washington.
MOCPA Women's Initiative Committee Meeting
Nov 9th 9:00am - 10:00am
Our next two committee meetings will take place on Aug. 31 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Nov. 9 from 9 to 10 a.m. We will send you a calendar invite and Zoom link soon.Secondly, we are now accepting nominations for Women to Watch Awards and MOCPA Impact Awards. As a reminder, the W2W Awards will be presented this year at our Women’s Conference on Oct. 28, and the Impact Awards will be presented at MOCPA’s Awards Celebrations on Nov. 10 in STL and Nov. 17 in KC. Please strongly consider nominating a colleague or sharing the information with the appropriate person in your organization to ensure we have a strong program. The award categories are as follows:• Outstanding Visionary• Outstanding Diversity Advancement• Outstanding Educator• Outstanding Public Service• Outstanding Young Professional• Women to WatchAll nominees must be MOCPA members to be considered for these awards, and Women to Watch nominees must also be members of the AICPA. For full details and online applications, please click here. All nomination materials are due by Friday, Sept. 9. If you are interested in serving as a judge, please contact Dena Hull at firstname.lastname@example.org.We have axe throwing events set in StL on Aug. 30 at 5 p.m. You can register here. And in KC on Aug. 31 at 5:20 p.m. You can register for the KC event here. Please join us for a laid-back evening, and share the invite with other women in your network. We are finalizing the speakers and agenda for our Oct. 28 conference. Thank you to everyone who has provided speaker contact info and topic ideas. We will update this registration page very soon, but you’re interested in signing up now, you can do so by clicking here. Please share with the women in your organization and network.
2022 MOCPA Eastern Region Awards Celebration - St. Louis
Nov 10th 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for an evening dedicated to honoring those who have achieved major milestones and earned prestigious awards during the past year. Honorees will include recent CPA exam passers, 35-year and 50-year members, MOCPA scholarship winners, MOCPA Campaign Contributors, and 100% MOCPA Membership Companies. Eastern Region Awards CelebrationThursday, November 10 , 2022Master of Ceremonies:Mark Radetic, CPAAgenda: 5:30 p.m. ..........................Check in 6:10-7:00 p.m. ...................Dinner 7:00-8:30 p.m. ...................Program River City Casino777 River City Casino Blvd.St. Louis, MO 63135COST: $60 Members and Non-membersIf you have any questions, please contact Dana Seipp at email@example.com or (800) 264-7966, ext. 123.
Tuesday Talks with CPAs & Students: Industry & Forensics
Nov 15th 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Back by Popular Demand! Tuesday Talks with CPAs and StudentsCPAs and accounting students will have the opportunity to discuss different areas of interest in the accounting profession. Is there an area you want to learn more about? Attend as many sessions as you’d like, and come armed with any and all questions you have!Nov. 15 | Industry & ForensicsModerator: Tyler Jessup, CPA, Partner at Convergence CPAS, LLCSpeakers: TBD - Industry TBD - Forensics
2022 MOCPA Western Region Awards Celebration - Kansas City
Nov 17th 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Join us for an evening dedicated to honoring those who have achieved major milestones and earned prestigious awards during the past year. Honorees will include recent CPA exam passers, 35-year and 50-year members, MOCPA scholarship winners, MOCPA Campaign Contributors, and 100% MOCPA Membership Companies. Western Region Awards Celebration Thursday, November 17, 2022Master of Ceremonies:Mark Radetic, CPA Agenda: 5:30 p.m. ....................Check in 6:10-7:00 p.m. ............Dinner 7:00-8:30 p.m. ............Program 8:30-9:30 p.m. ............Optional Stadium Tour (Kansas City Only) Arrowhead StadiumOne Arrowhead DriveKansas City, MO 64129COST: $60 Guests | Non-Members
Volunteer at Nurses for Newborns
Nov 18th 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Nurses for Newborns provides a safety net for families most at-risk to help prevent infant mortality, child abuse, and neglect by providing in-home nursing visits that promote healthcare, education, and positive parenting skills.Join your fellow St. Louis Chapter members in volunteering to bag diapers, sort and match clothes, date food, check and clean baby toys and equipment.DATE: Nov. 18TIME: 1-4 p.m.LOCATION: Nurses for Newborns3 Sunnen DriveSt. Louis (Maplewood), MO 63143SAFETY: Volunteers are required to follow CDC and facility guidelines, which currently includes wearing a mask, socially distancing, and signing in and out for contact tracing.
Tuesday Talks with CPAs & Students: Cyber/IT and Not-for-Profit
Dec 6th 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Back by Popular Demand!CPAs and accounting students will have the opportunity to discuss different areas of interest in the accounting profession. Is there an area you want to learn more about? Come armed with any and all questions you have!Dec. 6 | Cyber/IT and Not-for-ProfitModerator: Cole Bass, CPA, Tax Supervisor at MarksNelsonSpeakers: TBD – Cyber/IT Christina Renz, CPA, CFO at the Missouri Historical Society
MOCPA Young Professionals Committee Meeting
Jan 12th 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual MeetingJanuary 12, 202310:30-11:30 a.m.
Virtual Missouri-Kansas-Illinois Tax Update Presented by MOCPA Chapters
Jan 13th 12:00pm - 2:00pm
TOPICS INCLUDE:Tax law changes taking effect in 2022 and potential upcoming changes that will impact the upcoming filing season; An update on Kansas City taxes, issues and opportunities; and The latest Missouri Department of Revenue changes.DATE: Friday, January 13, 2023TIME: 12-2:05 p.m.AGENDA:12 – 12:05 p.m. Welcome12:05 – 12:35 p.m. Kansas Department of Revenue Presented by Carl York, Tax Specialist12:35– 1:05 p.m. Illinois Department of Revenue Presented by David Harris, Director 1:05 – 1:35 p.m. City of Kansas City Mari Ruck, Commissioner of Revenue1:35– 2:05 p.m. Missouri Department of Revenue Presented by Joel Allsion, Director of TaxCREDIT: 2 hours of CPE PRICE: $55 Members; $65 Non-members
Virtual Professional Development for Busy Women: The CliffsNotes! 10.0
Jan 27th 8:00am - 10:00am
Given the current state of the world, personal development is as important as ever as we chart new paths in an unfamiliar, uncertain, and recovering environment. Therefore, now is a good time to invest in improving your skills in leadership, communication, innovation, time management, productivity, and mindset.There is a plethora of literature on these topics, but who has time to read it all? Between work and family commitments, most of us can't stay awake to read for more than a few minutes at night. No worries! We've done the hard work for you!Please join us for another edition of Professional Development for Busy Women: The CliffsNotes 10.0. You'll hear from five speakers, each of whom will deliver a high-level summary of the key points from a professional development book that they personally found to be helpful, inspiring and educational.You'll learn insights from the following:• TBD Presented by TBD• TBD Presented by TBD• TBD Presented by TBD• TBD Presented by TBDModerated by Amanda Koehler, CPA Controller at Girl Scouts of Eastern MissouriDATE: Friday, January 27TIME: 8-10 a.m.PRICE: $30 Member $45 Non-memberRECOMMENDED CPE: 2.0 hours
MOCPA Young Professionals Committee Meeting
May 18th 10:30am - 11:30am
Virtual MeetingMay 18, 202310:30-11:30 a.m.
Michelle Chlebowski, CPA
Crossroads College Preparatory School
Michelle Kohler, CPA
Sharamitaro & Associates, P.C.
Immediate Past Chair
Kara Hershberger, CPA, CIA
Community Outreach Task Force Chair
Ashley Smith, CPA
Community Outreach Task Force Chair-Elect
Kim Barnhart, CPA
Charter Communications, Inc.
Professional Outreach Task Force Chair
Chris Vineyard, CPA
Professional Outreach Task Force Chair-Elect
Dave Henroid, CPA, CFE
Congregation of the Mission—Western
Professional Learning & Networking Task Force Chair
Dan Alvillar, CPA
Professional Learning & Networking Task Force Chair-Elect
Natalie Stevenson, CPA
Purk & Associates, PC