Basic Ethics Inquiries

Members of the TXCPA Professional Ethics Committee can be of assistance with basic ethics issues. However, opinions of individual members are NOT an opinion representative of the committee or of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA).

Members' opinions are based on the limited information provided to them; they are not liable to report back in the future if, in fact, their opinions change as a result of new information, additional knowledge, or revisions to the rules of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct or the TSBPA Rules of Professional Conduct.

Ethics questions asked of committee members are confidential.

Professional Ethics Committee Member List by Chapter

Committee members can assist with ethics inquiries on a confidential basis.

Abilene
Jerry Love (tax, valuation, peer review)
325-437-5683

Austin
Larry Stephens (education, benefit plans, accounting, tax)
512-547-9394
Laura Rice (accounting)
512-750-8044

Brazos Valley
Tom Wallis (audit)
979-218-2618

Central Texas
Chuck Stanley (education, audit)
254-710-6228

Corpus Christi
Anne-Marie Lelkes (education, audit, accounting)
361-774-1707

Dallas
Neely Duncan (audit, accounting, nonprofit)
972-293-7166
Ken Horwitz (tax law, representation of CPAs)
972-419-8383
Travis Keath (valuation, industry)
972-831-7900
Allison McLeod (tax law, education, accounting)
214-403-8622
Josh Morris (industry, tax)
972-403-1234 
Dilliana Stewart (accounting, audit, consulting)
972-899-1171

East Texas
Royce Read (audit)
903-675-5645

El Paso
Rene Pena (audit)
915-542-1733
Martha Piekarski (education, accounting)
915-503-3134

Houston
Pat Durio (audit)
713-661-5290

Panhandle
Cory Joiner (audit, government)
806-236-6929

Permian Basin
Michele Simpkins (industry, accounting)
432-634-4192
Kevin Telchik (audit)
806-872-3030

Rio Grande Valley
Bill Mann (tax)
956-630-3053
Marlene Rodriguez (tax)
956-686-3701

San Antonio
Blaise Bender (education, tax, tax law)
210-316-5063
Tyson Gaenzel (audit)
210-829-1300
Joe Hernandez (audit)
210-829-1300
Michael Ohanesian (tax )
971-678-1161
Marshall Pitman (education, audit, accounting)
210-458-5230
Juan Sanchez (audit)
210-526-9747
Randy Vogel (audit, industry)
210-308-1159

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Inquiries

Ethics questions are treated in a confidential manner.

TXCPA ethics inquiries:
817-656-5100 | Email TXCPA

AICPA Independence and Ethics
888-777-7077 | Email AICPA