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Midwest

Objectives

The Midwest Region's primary objectives are to further research in accounting and to improve accounting instruction. To fulfill these objectives, the Region strives to provide for greater member participation in the Association's activities through annual meetings at economically accessible locations. The meetings are designed to meet the specific needs and desires of the Region's members, and strive to utilize the talents of a broad spectrum of the members. Professional development of our members is the ultimate goal.

The Midwest Region of the American Accounting Association consists of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Nebraska-

Officers

President
Jason Stanfield
Ball State University
Accounting
303 Whittinger Business Building
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Phone: (765) 491-3581
jwstanfield@bsu.edu
President–Elect
Lori M. Olsen
Central Michigan University
School of Accounting
312 Grawn
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone: (989) 774-3796
olsen2l@cmich.edu
   
Vice President - Academic
Tawei (David) Wang
DePaul University
School of Accountancy and MIS
1 E Jackson Blvd
DePaul Center 6028
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 362-1129
twang49@depaul.edu
Vice President — Practice
Howard Blumstein
BDO
330 North Wabash, Suite 3200
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 616-4635
HBlumstein@bdo.com
   
Council Representative
Natalie Churyk
Northern Illinois University
Department of Accountancy
Barsema Hall 345T
Dekalb, IL 60115-2897
Phone: (815) 753-6210
nchuryk@niu.edu
Past President
Shaokun (Carol) Yu
Northern Illinois University
Accountancy Department
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-1538
shaokunyu@niu.edu

 

Strategic Region Leader Committee Representatives

Larry Davis
St. Thomas University
Department of Accounting
Division of Business
St Paul, MN 55105
Phone: 651-962-5096
LRDavis@StThomas.edu
Natalie Churyk
Northern Illinois University
Department of Accountancy
Barsema Hall 345T
Dekalb, IL 60115-2897
Phone: 815-753-6210
nchuryk@niu.edu
 

2017 Midwest Region Meeting Program Committee

Program Chair
Lori M. Olsen
Central Michigan University
Phone: (989) 774-3796
olsen2l@cmich.edu
Paper Chair
Richard Walstra
Dominican University
Phone: (708) 524-6772
rwalstra@dom.edu
Assistant Chair
Tawei (David) Wang
DePaul University
Phone: (312) 362-1129
david.wang@depaul.edu
     
 

Subcommittees

Membership Engagement Subcommittee Chair
TBA

Research Panel Subcommittee Chair
Lori M. Olsen, Central Michigan University
   

CPE/Industry Tour Subcommittee Chai
Richard Walstra, Dominican University

Research Session Subcommittee Chair
Richard Walstra, Dominican University
     
Sharpen Your Teaching Skills/ CTLA Subcommittee Chair
Tawei (David) Wang, DePaul University
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