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2021 - 2022 Lifetime Service Award Committee

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

Charge

Carry out all activities to select at most two recipients of the Lifetime Service Award which is presented at the AAA Annual Meeting. Specifically:

  • Actively seek and submit nominations
  • Review and evaluate nominations
  • Select recipient(s) 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 Chief Executive Officer, the President, or the Committee's Board of Directors Liaison.
     
  • 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 2022 AAA Lifetime Service Award will be considered during the selection process for the 2023 Award and, if not chosen for the 2023 Award, will also be considered for the 2024 Award.  At the end of the selection process for the 2024 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.

Members

Name / Affiliation Contact Term Length Term Expires
Chair

Mark Defond
University of Southern California

defond@marshall.usc.edu

 
1

 

08/2022

Members

Mary Barth
Stanford University

mbarth@stanford.edu

1

08/2022

Terry Shevlin
University of California-Irvine

tshevlin@uci.edu

1

08/2022

Steven Moehrle
University of Missouri-St. Lous

moehrle@umsl.edu

1

08/2022

Yvonne Hinson
American Accounting Association

yvonne.hinson@aaahq.org

Board of Directors Liaison

Elaine Mauldin
University of missouri-Coumbia
AAA Past President

mauldin@missouri.edu 

Estimated Time Commitment

  • September 1 – January 31 – Actively seek and submit nominations; participate on virtual calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair
    • Approx. 3 hours 
  • February 15 – April 15 – Review nominations, participate on virtual  calls and email discussions at the discretion of the Chair, and select award recipient(s)
    • Approx. 5 hours reviewing nominations; varies based on number of nominations
    • Approx. 1 hour participating on virtual calls 
  • By April 15 – Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the winner(s)
    • Approx. 1 hour
  • August – Chair presents the award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting
    • Preparation for presentation could take approximately 1–4 hours 

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 recipient(s) based on award criteria
  • Chair notifies the Professional Staff Liaison of the winner(s) by April 15th at barbara.gutierrez@aaahq.org 
  • By June 15th, Chair writes brief description of winner(s) accomplishments and reasons for being selected as winner for "award card" and emails Professional Staff Liaison 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)
  • Chair presents the award(s) at the AAA Annual Meeting

AAA Professional Staff Responsibilities

Committee Composition/Required Knowledge and Expertise

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