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2017 - 2018 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Selection Committee

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

Charge

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

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.

Specifically:

  • Actively seek and submit nominations to the Chair of the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee
  • Review and evaluate nominations identified by the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee
  • 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 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 Representing Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Susan Wolcott  
CPA Canada

swolcott@WolcottLynch.com

 AICPA

 1

08/2018
Members

C. S. Agnes Cheng
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

afagnes@polyu.edu.hk

 AAA

1

08/2018

Ed Outslay
Michigan State University

outslay@bus.msu.edu

 AAA

1

08/2018

Susan Scholz
University of Kansas

sscholz@ku.edu

 AAA

1

08/2018

Alan Webb
University of Waterloo
Canada

a2webb@uwaterloo.ca
AAA108/2018

Lynda Dennis
University of Central Florida

lkmdennis@gmail.com

 AICPA

1

08/2018

Greg Gaynor
University of Baltimore

ggaynor@ubalt.edu

 AICPA

2

08/2018

Sharon Lassar
University of Denver

slassar@du.edu

 AICPA

2

08/2018

Marshall Pitman
University of Texas-San Antonio

marshall.pitman@utsa.edu

 AICPA

1

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
  • March – April 15 – review nominations, participate on conference calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair, and select award recipient(s)
  • August – Chair presents the award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting

Roles & Responsibilities Timeline

Chair and Committee Members Responsibilities

September - January 31 March - April 15 June August
  • Actively seek and submit nominations to the Chair of the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee
  • Review nominations identified by the Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee, 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 note 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.

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 a range of expertise who are knowledgeable about unique and substantive scholarship in accounting.
  • Five Committee members are appointed annually by the AICPA.
  • Every other year, an AICPA representative will chair the Committee.
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