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Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section

Objectives

  1. Promoting knowledge and encouraging research in gender issues and worklife balance by identifying areas in need of research, facilitating the exchange of ideas and findings, and providing opportunities for exposure of research results.
  2. Fostering opportunities to enrich women's and men's professional lives so they may reach their full potential as scholars and practitioners; facilitating increased participation of women in professional conferences, committees, and editorial boards of publications.
  3. Providing a forum in which Association men and women can discuss the impact of gender in the workforce, and encouraging interdisciplinary exchanges between accountants and members of other learned groups.
  4. Increasing the awareness of the policies that assist professional women and men in successfully combining career and family.
  5. Determining and exploring those areas in which accountants' unique financial expertise can improve the economic and social well-being of women and men in contemporary society.
  6. Determining and exploring those areas in which accountants' unique financial expertise can improve the economic and social well-being of women and men in contemporary society.

In order to meet its objectives, the Gender Issues and Worklife Balance Section will sponsor the following activities, consistent with American Accounting Association policy:

  1. Session(s) and appropriate programs at the annual and regional meetings of the Association.
  2. Publication of a newsletter to disseminate information regarding members' research, forthcoming Association programs, accounting conferences of interests, topics for potential research, and other relevant issues.
  3. Provide assistance to members for preparation of research, educational materials and programs, employment information, and other activities as needed.


Officers

President
Margaret Tanner
University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913
Phone: 479-788-7804
margaret.tanner@uafs.edu
Past President
Marsha M. Huber
Youngstown State University
Williamson College of Business
Larricia School of Accounting and Finance
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555
Phone: 614-965-8787
mmhuber@ysu.edu
   

President-Elect
D. Larry Crumbley
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge Accounting
2833 Business Education Complex Nicholson Extension
LSU
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 2255786231
dcrumbl@lsu.edu

Secretary/Treasurer
Amelia A. Baldwin
Amelia Baldwin
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Dept of Accounting, Finance and Economics
5210 Grand Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72913
Phone: 479-788-7745
Email: amelia.baldwin@uafs.edu
   
Vice President — Research
Stanley Kratchman
Texas A&M University
3810 Barnsley Court
Texas A&M University
Bryan, TX 77802
Phone:
skratchman2001@yahoo.com
Vice President — Practice
Holly Rudolph
Murray State University
   
Council Representative
Don Ariail
Southern Polytechnic State University
Department of Business Administration
1100 S. Marietta Pkwy
Marietta, GA 30060-2896
Phone: 678-915-7387
dariail@spsu.edu
 

 

Editors

Webmaster
Arundhati Rao
Dept of Acctg/Rm 100G Stephens Hall
Towson University
8000 York Rd
Baltimore, MD 21252
Phone: 4107043231
arao@towson.edu
Newsletter Editor
L. Murphy Smith
Department of Accounting
Murray State University
351 Business Bldg.
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: 270 809-4297
dr.murphy.smith@gmail.com
   
AAA Commons Editorial Board Member
TBD
 

 

Committee Chairpersons

2015 National Meeting Program Coordinator
L. Murphy Smith
Murray State University
Phone: 270-809-4297
dr.murphy.smith@gmail.com
Membership Coordinator
TBD
   
Coordinator of Regional Activities
L. Murphy Smith
Department of Accounting
Murray State University
351 Business Bldg.
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: 270 809-4297
dr.murphy.smith@gmail.com
 

 

Regional Coordinators

Mid-Atlantic
Wayne Bremser
Villanova University
Phone: 610-519-4314
wayne.bremser@villanova.edu
Midwest
TBD
   
Northeast
Yvette Lazdowski
Plymouth State University
Phone: 603-535-2524
yjlazdowski@plymouth.edui
Ohio
Wally Wood
University of Cincinnati
Phone: 513-556-7060
woodwr@ucmail.uc.edu

   
Southeast
Don Ariail
Southern Polytechnic State University
Phone: 678-915-7387
dariail@spsu.edu
Southwest
D. Larry Crumbley
Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-6231
dcrumbl@lsu.edu
   
Western
TBD
 
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