View the story "Day 3 of AICPA Governing Council Fall 2012 Meeting" on Storify] Day 3 of AICPA Governing Council Fall 2012 Meeting At the final day of the AICPA governing Council Fall 2012 meeting, the AICPA elected a new chairman of the board of directors, Richard J. Caturano, CPA, CGMA.
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#AICPAGC12 Final day coming up! Big thanks to Greg Anton for his year of service!M. Aron Dunn
Erik Asgeirsson, CEO of CPA2Biz, a subsidiary of the AICPA, kicked off the final day, providing an update on CPA2Biz and how technology is changing the CPA profession.
Erik Asgeirsson, CEO CPA2Biz: We are all about positioning firms for success in the digital age. #AICPAGC12JournalofAccountancy
Asgeirsson: Native apps on mobile devices have significantly higher success in there use #AICPAGC12Scott Bailey
Accountants need to reclaim client accounting, cloud is allowing them to do that -- Erik Asgerisson, CEO CPA2Biz at #AICPAGC12seth fineberg
Asgeirsson "change management is by FAR the biggest challenge to firms, not the adoption of technology" #AICPAGC12Michael Cerami
After Strong Year, CPA2Biz Takes Steps to Speed Adoption of Cloud-Based #Accounting Services http://owl.li/eHQp8 #AICPAGC12AICPA MediaRelations
International Federation of Accountants President, Goran Tidstrom, also presented to Council members, providing an update on their activities and where they stand on the issues.
Gorman Tidstrom, President of #IFAC now speaking to #AICPAGC12, notes #AICPA is largest member org and plays an important roleScott Bailey
Goran Tidstrom, IFAC president, at #AICPAGC12 stresses importance of consistent adoption of high-quality international standards.JournalofAccountancy
IFAC rejects mandatory firm rotation, Tidstrom said. #AICPAGC12JournalofAccountancy
In the last award presented at Council, Leslie Murphy receives the AICPA Gold Medal for Distinguished Service Award.
AICPA Gold Medal for Distinguished Service Award presented to Leslie Murphy, an exceptional woman. #AICPAGC12Janice Maiman
Great role model for women! Leslie Murphy receives Gold Medal for Distinguished Service from #AICPA #AICPAGC12Sara Hordyk Portner
Murphy says we've come far with women in accounting, but still need to go farther, and also farther with other minorities #AICPAGC12Donny Shimamoto
As Leslie Murphy accepts the Gold Medal Award, she continues to push the profession to open doors. Be the change you want to be. #AICPAGC12Maureen Dingus
As the final day of Council closes out, new board of directors are elected, including a new chairman and vice-chairman. Richard J. Caturano, CPA, CGMA, is elected chairman and William E. Balhoff, CPA, CGMA, is elected vice-chairman.
Rich Caturano, new AICPA Chairman, "Embrace change, I've always thought that's what CPA's do!" #AICPAGC12Byron Patrick, CPA
Congrats to the new 2012 AICPA Chairman - MSCPA member Rich Caturano CPA of @McGladrey. Being inducted at #AICPAGC12 http://pic.twitter.com/CFmc7xXyMA Society of CPAs