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2018 - 2019 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.
  • All nominees nominated for a given year’s award – who are not selected for that year’s award – will be automatically considered for the award for the following two (2) years.  Nominees who were not selected for the 2018 AAA Innovation in Accounting Education Award will be considered during the selection process for the 2019 Award and, if not chosen for the 2019 Award, will also be considered for the 2020 Award.  At the end of the selection process for the 2020 Award, if a nominee has not been chosen as the award recipient or has not been re-nominated, he/she will no longer be considered for the award.
  • 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

Ryan Huston
Texas Tech University

ryan.huston@ttu.edu

 
2


08/2019

Members

Cynthia E. Bolt-Lee
The Citadel

boltc@citadel.edu

1

08/2019

Mary B. Curtis
University of North Texas

mary.curtis@unt.edu

1

08/2019

David C. Hayes
James Madison University

hayesdc@jmu.edu

1

08/2019

Mark Holtzblatt
Cleveland State University

M.HOLTZBLATT@csuohio.edu 

1 08/2019

Brigitte Muehlmann
Babson College

bmuehlmann@babson.edu

1

08/2019

Norbert Tschakert
Salem State University 

ntschakert@salemstate.edu

1

08/2019

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
  • Chair is allowed to vote in the award committee's deliberations.
  • Select award recipient(s) based on award criteria
  • Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the winner(s) by April 15th at barbara.gutierrez@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.

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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