You can count on a network of active committees to provide a dynamic setting for CPA volunteers in the Texas Society of CPAs-San Antonio Chapter. You are invited and encouraged to select the committees of your interest, volunteer and get involved.
(Staff Coordinator: Jacqui Belcher )
- Nominations & Awards —
Nominate officers, directors and TXCPA board members. Select recipients for the various honors and awards. Nominate candidates for TXCPA awards.
- Strategic Planning —
Direct the long-range focus of the Chapter.
Staff Coordinators: Jacqui Belcher & Amanda Talaat
- Membership Involvement — Amanda Talaat
Recruit and welcome new members to the Chapter and promote involvement. Provide a forum for involvement and develop leadership skills. Plan and coordinate a variety of activities at the chapter level. Attend regional CPA Swearing-In Ceremony. Coordinate Young Accounting Professionals and Student Auxiliary.
- Young Accounting Professionals — Amanda Talaat
Encompasses SACPAS members between the ages of 21 and 40 who are CPAs or are working to become CPAs. Seeks to bring together young accounting professionals for networking and professional growth opportunities.
- Business & Industry Issues — Jacqui Belcher
Explore issues and make recommendations regarding the specific needs of members in business, industry and government. Focus on members’ ability to provide services to their employers and enhance their professional careers.
- Golf Tournament Task Force — Jacqui Belcher
Plan and administer the annual CPA Golf Tournament benefiting the Academic Matching Gifts Fund. Work concentrated between February and May.
External Relations Council
Staff Coordinators: Jacqui Belcher, Julie Aillet, Amanda Talaat
- CPA Volunteer Bank — Jacqui Belcher, coordinator
Provide speakers to local organizations on request. Place CPAs on the Boards of Directors of nonprofit agencies. Promote volunteerism in community functions.
- Funlympics — Julie Aillet
Organize and coordinate Funlympics, a half-day sporting event for at-risk children. Work is concentrated between May and July.
- Education & Accounting Careers — Amanda Talaat
Support the TXCPA Career Awareness initiatives designed to attract high quality students to the accounting profession. Administer the Accounting Excellence Award and Educational Foundation Matching Funds Programs. Administer the Accounting Scholarship Program. Plan& coordinate accounting career workshops.
- Financial Literacy/Jr Duel in Ol’ San Antonio — Jacqui Belcher
Promote activities that increase financial literacy for citizens in the community. Develop and present educational materials designed to increase practical knowledge of general financial issues. Organize and coordinate Jr. Duel in Ol’ San Antonio, a personal finance case high school competition. Work is concentrated between September and February.
Continuing Education Council
Staff Coordinator: Joann Moore
- CE Advisory — Joann Moore
Serve as an advisory group for scheduling professional and volunteer seminars including annual updates, new issues and hot topics designed to meet the needs of CPAs practicing in a rapidly evolving profession. Plan and coordinate speakers and topics for large events, such as Free CE Day and Symposium. Promote these events to CPAs throughout South Texas.