Under the automatic disciplinary provisions of the Institute’s bylaws, Mr. Frese was admonished, effective April 22, 2014, in connection with the disciplinary action taken by the Kansas State Board of Accountancy. Specifically, the state board directed Mr. Frese to pay a fine and to resign as trustee of two family trusts and as a member and officer of the limited liability company owned by the trust for violating K.S.A. 1-311(a)(8), Willful violation of a rule of professional conduct; K.S.A. 1-311(a)(14), Conduct reflecting adversely on a person’s fitness to practice certified public accountancy, and K.A.R. 74-5-201, Lack of professional competence and lack of due professional care, in the scope of the services he provided as a trustee and as a member of a limited liability company.