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2017 - 2018 Outstanding Accounting Educator Award Committee

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

Charge

Carry out all activities to select recipients of the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award in accordance with the general award criteria as adopted in 1972.

Select at most two recipients of the Outstanding 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 at most two recipients of the award 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

David Stout
Villanova University

david.stout@villanova.edu

2

08/2018

Members

Lori-Holder Webb
Western New England University

lholderwebb@wne.edu

2

08/2018

Dawn Massey
Fairfield University

dmassey@fairfield.edu

2

08/2018

Sue Ravenscroft
Iowa State University

sueraven@iastate.edu

1

08/2018

Mike Shaub
Texas A&M University

mshaub@mays.tamu.edu

1

08/2018

Jay Thibodeau
Bentley University

jthibodeau@bentley.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 at most two recipients
  • August – Chair presents the award(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 at most two award recipients based on award criteria
  • Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the winner(s) by April 15th at awards@aaahq.org
  • By May 15th, the Chair will write a Citation (300-500 words) which will be presented at the Annual Meeting and email the document to the Professional Staff Liaison 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 Citation(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 knowledge about leaders in accounting education who have made unique and significant impact over the course of their careers.
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