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In accordance with the bylaws, notice is hereby given that
the Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Society of Certi-
fied Public Accountants will be held on Monday, May 13,
2013 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. The election and
installation of the 2013-2014 Board of Directors will take
place at that time.
The report of the Nominating Committee is as follows:
Camille R. Murphy, President-elect for 2012-2013,
will assume the Presidency.
Brian J. Kelleher for President-elect
Michael J. Hanlon for Treasurer
Bruce L. Blasnik for Secretary
Amber D. Tucker for Member-at-Large
Pamela Q. Weaver for Member-at-Large
Other nominations may be made in accordance with Sec-
tion 6.4 of the bylaws.
The 2013-2014 Advisory Council as appointed by the Nomi-
nating Committee will also be installed at that time.
Michael
D. Frenza, incoming chair of the Advisory Council, will serve
as the seventh member of the Board of Directors.
Sincerely,
Brian J. Kelleher, Secretary
The Connecticut Society of CPAs
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OfficialNoticeoftheCTCPAAnnualMeeting
OntheCover:CTCPAAdvisoryCouncilExpands
In the December 2012 CTCPA bylaws revision, members voted to expand the Advisory Council from up to 25 individuals to up to 30
individuals to better represent the diverse interests of the membership. In the photos above, members of the 2012-2013 Advisory
Council invited incoming 2013-2014 Advisory Council members to attend their January meeting to discuss current and new initiatives.
See page 11 to view the incoming Advisory Council member slate.
Features
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CTCPA Leaders and Staff
Attend No Labels' Meeting to
Make America Work
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Book Review: David Walker's
Comeback America Looks
Beyond the Sound Bite
By Julie McNeal, CPA
10
Board of Directors Nominees
and Advisory Council Appointees
12
Connecticut Appellate Court
Rules on the CPA as Fiduciary
By Philip H. Bartels, J.D.
UpcomingPrograms
andEvents
5 The Essential Event:
The CTCPA Annual Meeting
16 Members-Only Meetings
17 Relax. Unwind. Enjoy.
It's Just LIFE: What's Cooking
MemberMatters
15 Congratulations,
New Connecticut CPAs!
18 Campus Rep Reports:
Student News and Views
21 CPA Coat Drive Warms Connecticut
24 Welcome, New Students!
25 Firm Moves and Promotions
26 Member News
27 Welcome, New Members!
28 Classified Advertisements
30 CTCPA Affinity Partnerships
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March/April 2013