2017 - 2018 Accounting Hall of Fame Transition Team


  • Recommend and implement procedures to induct new Accounting Hall of Fame (AHOF) members including timeline, governance structure, processes (i.e., nomination and selection), budget, in particular preparing for an August 2018 induction.
  • Develop the plan for transferring the AHOF assets (e.g. these are non-financial assets such as plaques, photos, and documents) and intellectual capital to the AAA headquarters and explore possibilities of having physical space for the AHOF at AAA headquarters.
  • Recommend strategies for ongoing support and sustainability for the AHOF.


  • The Accounting Hall of Fame Transition Team.


  • The Transition Team will hold several conference calls or virtual meetings and one in-person meeting during the 2017-18 academic year.


  • Fulfill the charge 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 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 Board of Directors Liaison, and Governance Manager, Barbara Gutierrez (


Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires

Bruce Behn
University of Tennessee
AAA Past President



Michael J. Cook


2 08/2019

Gary J. Previts
Case Western Reserve University
AAA Past President

2 08/2019

Mary S. Stone
University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa
AAA Past President

2 08/2019

John Fellingham
The Ohio State University, Faculty
Ex-Officio Member



Tracey Sutherland
AAA Executive Director
Ex-Officio Member


Board of Directors Liaison
Marc Rubin
Ohio University of Miami
AAA President-Elect


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