|Crooch Appointed to
The trustees of the Financial
Accounting Foundation (FAF) in January named G.
Michael Crooch to a five-year term on the
seven-member FASB, effective July 1, 2000. He
replaces Vice-Chairman James J. Leisenring, who,
having served two terms, is not eligible for
reappointment. Both are recognized for their work
in international accounting.
partner and director in Arthur Andersen LLP’s
international professional standards group, is the
AICPA’s delegate to the IASC and a member of the
IASC’s executive committee. He was chairman of the
AICPA’s accounting standards executive committee
(AcSEC) from 1994 to 1997.
joined FASB in 1987, becoming vice-chairman a year
later. He is chairman of the G4+1 group of
GASB Adds New Member
FAF appointed William W. Holder to a five-year
term as a part-time member of GASB, beginning July
1, 2000. Holder will replace GASB Vice-Chairman
Robert J. Freeman, who, after 10 years on the
board, cannot be reappointed.
member of the AICPA’s board of directors and
council and also of its state and local government
committee, is the author of several works on
governmental accounting and reporting issues.
In addition to serving on the board, Freeman is
the distinguished professor of accounting at Texas