• The AAA Centennial Task Force will develop plans to coordinate activities celebrating the American Accounting Association’s Centennial in 2016.
  • These plans include identifying and commissioning an author or authors to prepare a history of the Association over the past 25 years that extends earlier histories by Zeff and Flesher.
  • In addition, the Task Force will develop other worthy ideas for celebrating and recognizing the contributions by AAA and its members to the research and education in accounting.


  • Task force members are appointed by the AAA President.


  • The task force meets annually during the Annual Meeting.


  • Fulfill the task force charter as above.
  • 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.
  • The Chair will have the opportunity three times every term-year to prepare and send a progress report which will be available for the Board of Directors to review at their next 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 Governance Manager, Barbara Gutierrez (


Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires
Lee Parker
RMIT University
Alex Gabbin
James Madison University 4 08/2016
Cheryl McWatters
University of Ottawa 5 08/2016
Vaughan Radcliffe
Western Ontario University 5 08/2016
Sue Ravenscroft
Iowa State University 4 08/2016
Jennifer Reynolds-Moehrle
University of Missouri-St. Louis 4 08/2016
Mary Stone
University of Alabama 4 08/2016
Board of Directors Liaison
Bruce Behn
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Professional Staff Liaison
Barb Brady
Director, Executive and Board Services Team