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2016 - 2017 Education Committee

Charge

The Education Committee serves as a monitoring function of educational activities and issues within and without the Association. Specifically, the committee shall:

  • Study and report upon all matters of concern to the Association in the field of accounting education.
  • Make policy recommendations to the Board of Directors about the development of education-related activities designed to enhance world-wide education in accounting including, but not limited to curricula, course delivery, faculty development, etc.
  • Align the strategic direction of all Association-level committees related to education with the organization's Strategic Plan.
  • Monitor, act as liaison, and respond as appropriate to the educational efforts of outside constituents.
  • Respond on an as-needed basis to address educational issues presented by the President, Board of Directors, and Executive Director.

Membership

  • The Education Committee shall consist of nine members, including the Chair, each of whom shall normally serve a three-year term, with one-third of the Committee members appointed each year.
  • The Committee is chaired by the Vice-President Education.
  • New Committee members are appointed annually by the AAA President-Elect.
  • In years when there is an incoming Vice-President Education, the President-Elect shall appoint that person and two other members to three-year terms. In other years, the President shall appoint three members to three year terms.

Meetings

  • The Committee meets annually during the AAA Annual Meeting, and typically includes both the previous year's and new year's Committee members.
  • The Committee may meet by conference call scheduled by the Chair during the rest of the year.

Responsibilities

  • To fulfill the committee charter as above.
  • 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 summarize the portfolio of AAA educational activities for breadth and adequacy and make recommendations as appropriate, and should include accomplishments and suggested modifications.
    • The report 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

Contact

Term Length

Term Expires

Chair
Tim Fogarty 
Case Western Reserve University 
Vice President-Education

 
tjf@case.edu

 
3

 
08/2017

Anita Hollander 
University of Tennessee-Knoxville

ahollan5@utk.edu 3 08/2017
Mike Wells 

mjcwells@sky.com 3 08/2017

Nancy Nichols
James Madison University

nicholnb@jmu.edu 3 08/2018

Poh-Sun Seow
Singapore Management University

psseow@smu.edu.sg 3 08/2018

Erick Valentine
Grambling State University

valentinee@gram.edu 3 08/2018

Gail Hoover King
Purdue University Northwest

ghkingaaa@gmail.com

3

08/2019

Tracie Miller-Nobles
Austin Community College

tracie.nobles@gmail.com

3

08/2019

Fred Phillips
University of Saskatchewan

phillips@edwards.usask.ca

3

08/2019

Board of Directors Liaison
Tim Fogarty 
Case Western Reserve University 
Vice President-Education

 
tjf@case.edu

Professional Staff Liaison
Susan Crosson
Director of the Center for Advancing Accounting Education

 

Susan.crosson@aaahq.org

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