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2017 - 2018 Deloitte Foundation Wildman Medal Award Committee

Nominations Deadline: January 31 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Charge

To administer the John R. Wildman Medal award program in accordance with the terms of the grant from the Deloitte Foundation. 

The financial award and medal is awarded annually to the author(s) of the article, book, monograph, or other work published during the five calendar years preceding the year of the award (2018) which is judged to have made or to be likely to make the most significant contribution to the advancement of the practice of public accountancy including audit, tax, and management services. Specifically:

  • Actively seek and submit nominations
  • Review and evaluate nominations
  • Current Committee members who are nominated for the award will be asked to either recuse themselves from the Committee or remove their nomination from consideration.
  • Select award recipient(s) based on the award criteria
  • Chair presents the Award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting
  • 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.

Members

Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Tina D. Carpenter
The University of Georgia

tcarpenter@terry.uga.edu

 
1


08/2018

Members

Michael Clement
University of Texas at Austin

michael.clement@mccombs.utexas.edu

1

08/2018

Richard C. Hatfield
University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

rhatfiel@cba.ua.edu  

1

08/2018

Karim Jamal
University of Alberta

karim.jamal@ualberta.ca 

1

08/2018

Diane Janvrin
Iowa State

djanvrin@iastate.edu 

1

08/2018

Jennifer Burns
Deloitte & Touche LLP

jeburns@deloitte.com

5

08/2018

Board of Directors Liaison

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

tshevlin@uci.edu

 

 

Expected Time Commitment

  • September 1 – January 31 – Actively seek and submit nominations
  • February 15 – April 15 – Review nominations, participate on conference calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair, and select award recipient(s)
  • August – Chair and award sponsor representative present the award(s), check(s), and Medal(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting. 

Roles & Responsibilities Timeline

Chair and Committee Members Responsibilities

September - January 31 February 15 - April 15 June August
  • Actively seek and submit nominations
  • Review nominations, participate on conference calls and email discussions, at the discretion of the Chair
  • Select award recipient(s) based on award criteria
  • Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the winner(s) by April 15th at awards@aaahq.org 
  • The Chair will have the opportunity to prepare and send a progress report in June which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their August 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 Professional Staff Liaison, Barbara Gutierrez. (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org)
  • The Chair will write a thank you email to the award sponsor representative for their support of the award.
  • The Chair and award sponsor representative present the award(s), check(s), and Medal(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting. 

AAA Professional Staff Responsibilities

Committee Composition/Required Knowledge and Expertise

  • Five members plus a Chair are appointed annually by the Council Committee on Awards Committee.
  • One member of this committee will be nominated by the Deloitte Foundation, if it so elects.
  • Care should be taken that the Committee include members with a range of expertise, who are knowledgeable about accounting research with the potential to contribute to advancing public practice in accounting.
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