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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
D. Larry Crumbley
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Phone: 225-578-6231
Email: dcrumbl@lsu.edu

 

Past President
Margaret Tanner
Phone: 479-788-7804
Email: margaret.tanner@uafs.edu


President-Elect
Arundhati Rao
Towson University
Phone: 410-704-3231
Email: arao@towson.edu

Secretary/Treasurer
Bambi Hora
University of Central Oklahoma
Phone: 405-974-2156
Email: bhora@uco.edu


Vice President — Research
Stanley Kratchman
Texas A&M University (retd)
Phone: -
Email: skratchman2001@yahoo.com

Vice President — Practice
Marsha M. Huber
Youngstown State University
Phone: 614-965-8787
Email: mmhuber@ysu.edu


Council Representative
Don Ariail
Kennesaw State University
Phone: 678-915-7387
Email: dariail@spsu.edu

 

 

Editors

Webmaster
Arundhati Rao
Towson University
Phone: 410-704-3231
Email: arao@towson.edu

Newsletter Editor
L. Murphy Smith
Murray State University
Phone: 270-809-4297
Email: 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

Membership Coordinator
Wayne Bremser
Villanova University
Phone: 610-519-4314
Email: wayne.bremser@villanova.edu


Coordinator of Regional Activities
Susanne O'Callaghan
Pace University
Phone: 212-618-6427
Email: socallaghan@pace.edu

 

 

Regional Coordinators

Mid-Atlantic
Wayne Bremser
Villanova University
Phone: 610-519-4314
Email: wayne.bremser@villanova.edu

Midwest
Melvin A Lamboy-Ruiz
Iowa State University



Northeast
Yvette Lazdowski
Plymouth State University
Phone: 603-535-2524
Email: yjlazdowski@plymouth.edu

Ohio
TBD


Southeast
Don Ariail
Kennesaw State University
Phone: 678-915-7387
Email: dariail@spsu.edu

Southwest
D. Larry Crumbley
Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-6231
Email: dcrumbl@lsu.edu


Western
TBD

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