You can count on a network of active committees to provide a dynamic setting for CPA volunteers in the San Antonio CPA Society. You are invited and encouraged to select the committees of your interest, volunteer and get involved.
Sign up to serve on the following Chapter committees. For specific questions regarding individual committee activities, you may contact the committee chairs.
- Nominations & Awards —
Nominate officers, directors and TSCPA board members. Select recipients for the various honors and awards. Nominate candidates for TSCPA awards.
- Strategic Planning —
Direct the long-range focus of the Chapter.
- Membership Involvement —
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 —
Encompasses SACPAS members between the ages of 22 and 35 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 —
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 — Jim Tsakopulos, Fred Timmons & Randy Vogel
Plan and administer the annual CPA Golf Tournament benefiting the Academic Matching Gifts Fund. Work concentrated between February and May.
External Relations Council
- 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 —
Organize and coordinate Funlympics, a half-day sporting event for at-risk children. Work is concentrated between May and July.
- Education & Accounting Careers —
Support the TSCPA 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 —
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.
Cooperate with Education & Accounting Careers Committee to promote financial literacy for high school and college students.
- Jr. Duel in Ol' San Antonio —
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: Jacqui Belcher
- CE Advisory —
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.