Press Release



Mitchell Slepian

Fifty-One CPAs Receive AICPA's Newly Introduced Sustained Contribution Award 

CPAs Recognized for Continuous Long Term Service and Leadership within the Profession 
Published October 17, 2011

Phoenix (Oct. 17, 2011) – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is pleased to announce that 51 CPAs have been selected to receive its inaugural Sustained Contribution Award. The award recognizes members of the Institute who have contributed measurably to the AICPA and the CPA profession through their volunteer service.

All the recipients have served on an Institute volunteer group for 20 or more years and have served at least once as a chair of an AICPA committee, task force or resource panel.

“The AICPA congratulates all of the recipients of the Sustained Contribution award,” stated Kathy Eddy, chair of the awards committee and former AICPA chair. “The work they’ve done in volunteer leadership roles at the AICPA will help strengthen the profession for many years to come.”

The following CPAs were recognized at the Fall meeting of the AICPA’s Governing Council by Eddy.

Jerrell A. Atkinson, Mineola, Tex.
Wynne E. Baker, Nashville, Tenn.
Quinton Booker, Jackson, Miss.
Paul V. Breazeale, Jackson, Miss.
John C. Compton, Greensboro, S.C.
Michael A. Conway, Sheldon, S.C.
W. Thomas Cooper, Louisville, Ky.
Harvey L. Coustan, Evanston, Ill.
Irvin F. Diamond, Albuquerque, N.M.
Edward J. Dupke, Phoenix, Ariz.
Alan R. Einhorn, Washington, D.C.
Arthur Farber, Highland Park, Ill.
Ellen J. Feaver, Helena, Mont.
Gary L. Fish, Bloomington, Ill.
Anna Cook-Fowler, Meridian, Miss.
Carl R. George, Peoria, Ill.
Lisa C. Germano, Midlothian, Va.
Dan H. Hanke, San Antonio, Tex.
Bruce J. Harper, Sugar Land, Tex.
Neal J. Harte, Winchester, Mass.
Carlos E. Johnson, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Thomas G. Jordan, Bloomfield, Mich.
Ronald S. Katch, Lincolnshire, Ill.
Allen G. Katz, Needham, Mass.
Charles E. Keller, Fredrick, Md.
Aram G. Kostoglian, Durham, N.C.
George W. Krull, Wheaton, Ill.
David L. Landsittel, Winnetka, Ill.
Rebecca Monroe-Lee, Camden, S.C.
Herbert J. Lerner, Washington, D.C.
David A. Lifson, New York, N.Y.
Wanda Lorenz, San Antonio, Tex.
Dewey E. Mann, Hixson, Tenn.
Charles J. McElroy, Minneapolis, Minn.
J. Curt Mingle, Ephraim, Wis.
Kenneth N. Orbach, Boca Raton, Fla.
Marilyn A. Pendergast, Albany, N.Y.
Robert A. Petersen, Saratoga, Calif.
Jeffrey A. Porter, Huntington, W. Va.
Thomas J. Purcell, Omaha, Neb.
Robert M. Rosen, Rockville, Md.
Robert S. Roussey, Los Angeles, Calif.
James W. Sansone, Schaumburg, Ill.
Richard S. Savich, Bermuda Dunes, Calif.
John T. Schiffman, Lebanon, N.H.
Eric L. Schindler, Helena, Mont.
William G. Shenkir, Charlottesville, Va.
William V. Strain, Lincoln, Neb.
Judith R. Trepeck, West Bloomfield, Mich.
Michael G. Ueltzen, Sacramento, Calif.
Stephen M. Walker, Albuquerque, N.M.
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