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2016 - 2017 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Selection Committee

Charge

Carry out all activities to select recipients of the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award recipients. Specifically:

  • Select the recipient(s) of the award from those articles, monographs, or books, published in English, identified by the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee as potentially notable contributions in accounting literature.
  • Coordinate selection with the Deloitte Foundation Wildman Award Committee to assure diversity of awardees. Consider the diversity and breadth of AAA member research activities.

Membership

  • New committee members are appointed annually by the Council Committee on Awards Committees.
  • Five committee members are appointed annually by the AICPA.
  • Every other year, an AICPA representative will chair the committee.

Meetings

  • The committee meets as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Nominations are due by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on January 31st to the Chair of the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee.
  • Submissions for this award are collected electronically in Word or PDF format.
  • Each nomination must be accompanied by a brief supporting statement (no more than 300 words) summarizing reasons for the nomination that are consistent with the award selection criteria.
  • During the first week of February, Stephanie Glaser, AAA Awards Coordinator will send to the Chair of the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee a link to the nominations that have been submitted for the Notable Contribution to Accounting Literature Award.
  • The Screening committee will select nominees for the Notable Contributions award based on the award criteria.
  • The Chair of the Screening Committee will provide a set of nominees for the Selection Committee to the AAA Awards Coordinator by March 2nd.
  • During the first week of March, the AAA Awards Coordinator will send a link to the nominations that have been accepted by the Screening Committee to the Chair of the Selection Committee.
  • The Selection committee will select award recipient(s) based on the award criteria.
  • The Chair of the Selection Committee will notify the AAA Awards Coordinator at awards@aaahq.org of the winner and the winner’s correct contact information including affiliation and email by April 15th.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will notify the AAA President, Board of Directors Liaison, and the Executive Director of the winner.
  • The AAA President will send a congratulatory email/letter to the winner, copying the Executive Director, Chair, and AAA Awards Coordinator.
  • After the winner(s) has been notified by the President, the AAA Awards Coordinator will collect biography information for an announcement on the AAA website.
  • The AAA Awards Coordinator will make the arrangements for ordering and shipping the award which will be presented by the Chair at the Annual Meeting.
  • A member of the AAA staff will notify the Chair of the Selection Committee, the AICPA representative, and Awardee(s) with Annual Meeting onsite presentation instructions.
  • The Chair will write a thank you note to the AICPA representative for their support of the award.
  • If the Chair has any questions about the charge or responsibilities of this committee, s/he should contact the Executive Director, the President, or the committee's Board of Directors Liaison.
  • The Chair will have the opportunity three times every term-year to prepare and send a progress report which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their next meeting. This report should include accomplishments and suggested modifications and should be sent to the AAA President, the committee's Board of Directors Liaison, and Governance Manager, Barbara Gutierrez (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).

Members

Name / Affiliation

AAA / AICPA

Contact

Term Length

Term Expires

Chair
Mark Zimbelman 
Brigham Young University

 AAA

mz@byu.edu

 
2

 
08/2017

Rajiv Banker
Temple University

AAA

banker.rajiv@gmail.com

1

08/2017

Kathryn Kadous
Emory University

AAA

kathryn.kadous@emory.edu

1

08/2017

Alfred Wagenhofer
University of Graz

AAA

alfred.wagenhofer@uni-graz.at

 

1

08/2017

Tim Fogarty
Case Western Reserve University
AAA Vice President-Education (2014-2017)

AICPA

tjf@case.edu

1

08/2017

Greg Gaynor
University of Baltimore

AICPA

ggaynor@ubalt.edu

1

08/2017

Adam Greiner
University of Denver

AICPA

Adam.Greiner@du.edu

3

08/2017

John Hepp
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

AICPA

jhepp@illinois.edu

2

08/2017

Sharon Lassar
University of Denver

AICPA

slassar@du.edu

 

1

08/2017

Board of Directors Liaison
Terry Shevlin
Vice President–Research & Publications
University of California-Irvine

 

 
tshevlin@uci.edu  

 

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