American Taxation Association
ATA Memorial Fund fbo Doctoral Education
On April 26, 2012, one of our long-time members, Chris Bauman, passed away following a long battle with illness. Throughout the years, Chris was very active in the ATA, serving as a trustee as well as on the Publications Committee, the Mid-Year Program Committee, the ATA/Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award Committee, the External Relations Committee, and the Regional Programs Committee. She also currently served as a member of the JLTR editorial board.
But her most passionate service to the ATA was with regard to the Pro Bono Services Task Force, a task force which she chaired for several years. Her efforts to ensure that all taxpayers, even those without the means to afford payment, had access to expert tax preparation did not waver, as she continued to supervise the VITA program at the University of Northern Iowa through the recent tax season, even when faced with the knowledge that her treatments were no longer effective.
Chris is survived by her husband, Mark, and son, Matthew. Our deep sympathies go out to them as well as to her colleagues at the University of Northern Iowa, who undoubtedly, like us, will greatly miss her.
ATA members may also make donations in Chris' name to the ATA Memorial Fund fbo Doctoral Education, which will help fund doctoral student travel to the ATA Doctoral Consortium.
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Notes regarding 2010 contributions to the ATA Memorial Fund.