AICPA Board of Directors
The AICPA Board of Directors acts as the executive committee of governing Council, directing Institute activities between governing Council meetings.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors shall act as the executive committee of governing Council between meetings of governing Council, shall control and manage the property, business, and activities of the Institute
Anoop N. Mehta, CPA, CGMA
William (Bill) Pirolli, CPA/CFF/PFS, CGMA
Immediate Past Chair, Rhode Island
Okorie L. Ramsey, CPA, CGMA, PMP
Vice Chairman, California
Public Member, Alaska
Jonyce J Bullock, CPA, CGMA
Mary Grace Davenport, CPA, CISA
Beth Kieffer Leonard, CPA, CGMA
Carla M. McCall, CPA, CGMA
Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA
American Institute of CPAs
Dominic R, Ortiz, CPA, CGMA
Ralph Mattox Snow, III (“Matt”), CPA
Yasmine El-Ramly, CPA, CGMA
Director, North Carolina
Governance (staff liaison), North Carolina
AICPA Governing Council
The AICPA’s governing Council is the governing body of the AICPA and is comprised of approximately 265 members and representatives from every state and U.S. territory. Council meets twice a year, in May and October. Regional Council meetings are held every year in March.
The AICPA consists of volunteer groups and staff working together to achieve its objectives. Committees help present the interests, needs and attitudes of the membership, and assist the Institute in maintaining high standards of professional practice; promoting the interest of CPAs; serving as a spokesperson for the profession; and providing appropriate services to members.
The AICPA governing Council may designate any committee as a "senior" committee. The appointment by the chairman of the Board of Directors of members and any appointed to senior committees shall require the approval of the Board of Directors. The scope of responsibility of senior committees shall be as the Council may prescribe consistent with the specific provisions of the bylaws. The Board of Directors shall prescribe the duties, powers, and procedures of such committees.
Executive committees are the standing parent group responsible for Policy-setting in an area of activity. The Board of Directors acts as the executive committee of Council, directing Institute activities between governing Council meetings.
Senior and executive committees are as follows: ( * denotes senior committees)
Accounting and Review Services Committee *
Financial Reporting Executive Committee *
Assurance Services Executive Committee *
Auditing Standards Board *
Board of Examiners
Center for Audit Quality Governing Board *
Employee Benefit Plans Audit Quality Center Executive Committee
Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee *
Government Audit Quality Center Executive Committee
Information Management and Technology Assurance Executive Committee
Management Consulting Services Executive Committee *
National Accreditation Commission
Peer Review Board *
Personal Financial Planning Executive Committee *
Academic Executive Committee
Private Companies Practice Executive Committee *
Professional Ethics Executive Committee *
Tax Executive Committee *
Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee
The AICPA’s dedicated volunteers influence and guide the profession's direction and promote the interest of CPAs. The AICPA is governed by a Board of Directors and Council. Volunteer committees help present the interests, needs and attitudes of the membership, and, working with staff, assist the Institute in maintaining high standards of professional practice; promoting the interest of CPAs; serving as a spokesperson for the profession; and providing appropriate services to members.