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2017 - 2018 Innovation in Accounting Education Award Committee

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

Charge

Carry out all activities to select recipients of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award. 

Select recipient(s) of the Innovation in Accounting Educator Award which is presented at the AAA Annual Meeting. 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

Lynn Clements
Florida Southern College

lclements@flsouthern.edu

 
2


08/2018

Members

Billie Cunningham
University of Missouri-Columbia

cunningham@missouri.edu

2

08/2018

Ryan Huston
Arizona State University

ryan.huston@asu.edu 

1

08/2018

Mehmet Kocakulah
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

mkocakulahl@uwlax.edu 

1

08/2018

Jack Krogstad
Creighton University

jkrogstad@creighton.edu

1 08/2018

Pamela B. Roush
University of Central Florida

proush@ucf.edu  

1

08/2018

Board of Directors Liaison

Steve Kaplan 
Vice President–Education
Arizona State University-Tempe

steve.kaplan@asu.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) and check(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting; winner(s) of this award is invited to present their innovation at a concurrent session moderated by the Chair of this Committee on Wednesday afternoon of the 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) and check(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting.
  • The winner(s) of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award is invited to present their innovation at a concurrent session on Wednesday, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, of the Annual Meeting, to be moderated by the Chair of the Innovation in Accounting Education Award Committee.
  • The award-winning innovation will be eligible for publication in Issues in Accounting Education as a scholarly article, subject to the normal manuscript review process and acceptance of a suitable manuscript by the editor of the journal.

AAA Professional Staff Responsibilities

Committee Composition/Required Knowledge and Expertise

  • New Committee members are appointed annually by the Council Committee on Awards Committee.
  • Care should be taken that the Committee include members with knowledge about unique approaches and innovations.
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