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2020 - 2021 Global Engagement Committee

The AAA's Vision is to be Thought Leaders in Accounting. This Committee is to determine how the AAA should pursue global engagement to enhance the global thought leadership and perspectives of all of its members and better serve its non-US members.

Charge

The Global Engagement Committee is charged with identifying ways for the AAA to enhance our ability to be global thought leaders in accounting.

To do this, the Committee shall:

  1. Determine how the AAA can better serve and integrate its non-US members.
  2. Review the range of AAA activities to assess whether any of the activities should be redesigned to enhance global engagement and perspective.
  3. Engage AAA Section leaders in this endeavor by sharing ideas and encouraging Sections to increase their global engagement. Work with Sections to determine their best practices regarding global engagement that can be shared throughout the AAA.
  4. Plan at least one At-Large Panel session for the 2021 Annual Meeting.

Membership

  • New Committee members are appointed prior to the Annual Meeting by the AAA Management Team.
  • The Committee consists of eight members, including the Director-Focusing on International who shall Chair the Committee, the two current International Council Members-at-Large, all of whom shall serve three-year terms; the most recent Past President of the International Accounting Section of the AAA, Presidents of four Accounting Academic Organizations, all of whom would serve one-year terms.
  • The Director-Focusing on International serves as the Board of Directors Liaison.

Meetings

  • The Committee meets annually during the Annual Meeting.
  • Other meetings of the Committee may be scheduled and can be online, as appropriate.
  • The 2020-2021 Committee will be invited to attend the 2020 Global Gathering.

Responsibilities

  • The Committee should ensure that the relevant responsible AAA committee, Professional Staff member, or individual is consulted before making any recommendations for change.
  • Barbara Brady, (barbara@aaahq.org) Senior Director, Operations, will provide staff support for the Global Engagement Committee.
  • If the Chair has any questions about the charge or responsibilities of this committee, s/he should contact the Chief Executive Officer, 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 (barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org).

Members

Name / Affiliation

Contact

Term Length

Term Expires

Chair
Giorgio Gotti
The University of Texas at El Paso
Director–Focusing on International

ggotti@utep.edu

 
3

 
08/2023

Sanjay Kallapur
Indian School of Business
India
International Council Member-at-Large

sanjay_kallapur@isb.edu 

3

08/2021

Mandy Cheng
UNSW Sydney
Australia
International Council Member-at-Large

m.cheng@unsw.edu.au

3

 08/2022

Elaine Henry
Stevens Institure of Technology
2019-2020 International Accounting Section President

ehenry777@gmail.com

1

08/2021

Jacqueline Birt
University of Western Australia
Australia

jacqueline.birt@uwa.edu.au

 1

 08/2021

C.S. Agnes Cheng
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

afagnes@polyu.edu.hk

1

08/2021

Teerooven Soobaroyen
University of Wales - Aberystwyth
United Kingdom

tsooba@essex.ac.uk

1

08/2021

TBD

1

08/2021

Board of Directors Liaison
Giorgio Gotti
The University of Texas at El Paso
Director–Focusing on International

ggotti@utep.edu

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