The AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Awards recognize the achievements of individual CPAs employed in government at the local, state and federal levels. Through their accomplishments, award recipients and nominees demonstrate the importance and contribution of CPA skills and competencies to the effective performance of the organizations that they serve.
The Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award recognizes the impact of significant contributions of the CPA to the efficiency, effectiveness or innovative service delivery of their respective local state or federal employer organization. Current or recent accomplishments (3-5 years) are the focus of this award. Selection criteria and nomination.
Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award
The Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award recognizes the significant contributions to the CPA profession via government service at the local, state or federal level over a candidate’s entire career. Career Contribution Award candidates will have demonstrated exceptional leadership and high ethical standards and a track record of professional excellence. Selection criteria and nomination.
The 2021 nomination period is open March 1 - April 30. Award recipients will be honored at the annual AICPA & CIMA National Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference, August 16-17 (virtual).
Robert F. Storch – Career
Lorin T. Venable – Federal
Stephanie C. Palmertree – State
Ebonie Z. Jackson - Local
All Award Winners
2019: Andy Nielsen - Career
2018: Deborah V. Loveless - Career, Kathy Belfi - State
2017: Jan I. Sylvis - Career, Gloria L. Jarmon - Federal, Timothy M. O'Brien - Local
2016: Sam M. McCall - Career, Kristen Scalise - Local, Paul Curtis - Federal,
2015: Wendy M. Payne - Career, Anne Harty - Local, Jacob Flournoy - State, Leah Nikaidoh - Federal
2014: Randy C. Roberts - Career, Melinda Hitz - Local, Gov. Rick Snyder - State, Ken Williams - Federal
2013: Marcia Buchanan - Career, Alfredo Riverol - Local, Pamela Leary - State, Jennifer Coleman - Federal
2012: Roger A. Norman - State, John H. Fisher - Federal
2011: John McCormac - Local, Pamela Sharp - State, Jeanette Franzel- Federal
2010: Russell Hinton - State, Peter Hughes - Local
2009: Robert (Bob) Dacey - State, Thomas (Tom) McTavish - Federal, Lena Ellis - Local