Members recognized for sustained volunteer service


Forty-one CPAs received the AICPA Sustained Contribution Award, which recognizes members of the Institute who have contributed measurably to the AICPA and the CPA profession through their volunteer service.

The recipients (listed here) 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.

  • Carl M. Alongi, New Mexico
  • John L. Archambault, Illinois
  • Edward F. Bader, Connecticut
  • Timothy James Bartz, Montana
  • Michael A. Bolas, New York
  • Larren Gary Boomer, Kansas
  • W.A. Broadus Jr., Virginia
  • Andrew J. Capelli, South Carolina
  • Brian Arthur Caswell, New York
  • S. Thomas Cleveland, California
  • John Richard Connell, Colorado
  • Michael A. Conway, South Carolina
  • James B. Downey, New Mexico
  • Dirk Edwards, Oregon
  • James Don Edwards, Georgia
  • Kathryn Forbes, Arizona
  • William M. Grooms, South Carolina
  • Michael W. Harnish, Washington
  • Arthur S. Hoffman, New York
  • William Wallace Holder, California
  • Stephen Downing Holton, Virginia
  • Sandra K. Johnigan, Texas
  • Jean M. Joy, Massachusetts
  • Wayne A. Kolins, New York
  • John Marcus Lacey, California
  • Mary Rapp MacBain, Kansas
  • John R. Meinert, Illinois
  • Edmund R. Noonan, Connecticut
  • David B. Pearson, Missouri
  • Richard E. Piluso, New Jersey
  • Alfred M. Pruskowski, New York
  • Thomas M. Stemlar, Arizona
  • Sandra A. Suran, Oregon
  • Paula Bevels Thomas, Tennessee
  • Patricia A. Thompson, Rhode Island
  • Richard D. Thorsen, Minnesota
  • George H. Tucker III, California
  • Randy S. Watson, Colorado
  • Thomas R. Weirich, Michigan
  • Doyle Z. Williams, Maryland
  • Wes Williams, Indiana

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