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Call for Nominations

Distinguished Service Award in Auditing

The Auditing Section seeks nominations from the Section's membership for the award to be conferred at the Auditing Section Midyear Meeting in January. This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the auditing profession or the Auditing Section, and scholarly contributions to the field of auditing. Visit the Auditing Section’s website to view previous awards here.


Selection of the award recipient will be made by the Section’s Distinguished Service Award in Auditing Selection Committee.  Nominations should be accompanied by a narrative summarizing the nominee's background and their contributions to the profession, the Auditing Section and scholarship.  No prescribed content or format is required, though the Selection Committee will benefit from comprehensive summary information upon which to build their understanding of the nominee's contributions.


Please submit nominations to Professor Scott Vandervelde via email ( All nominations must include a full citation to the nominated work and a detailed letter highlighting the reasons for the nomination.


Distinguished Service Award Winners

2018-2019 (MYM 2019)
Roger Simnett, University of New South Wales

Past Award Winners

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