Chapter 2021-2022 Action Plan

Community and Connection

 

Accounting Career Education

Chair: Sarah Devore

 

Branding and Community Outreach

Chair: Rachel Glasser

 

Membership

Chair: Christy Bessert

 

Professional Excellence

 

Tax

Chair: Renee Prince

 

Nonprofit

Chair: Daphne Alexander

 

Business and Industry

Chair: Ken Huffman

 

Young and Emerging Professionals

Chair: Andy Hall

Advocacy

 

CPA PAC

Chair: Megan Terrell

 

 

 

YOUR ROLE

Committee work implements the Chapter's action plan. Committees form each spring, with leadership selected by elected officers. More about our committees and leaders below.

Want to get involved? Email staff, or reach out to our volunteer leadership through the TXCPA Exchange. Staff can assist you with matching your interests to our committees.


Michelle-BartonExecutive Director
Michelle Barton 
817.966.4034
mfbarton@fortworthcpa.org

Committee staff: Executive, Board of Directors, Nominating, Finance, Business and Industry, Tax, CPA PAC

Jennifer-DavisAssistant Executive Director
Jennifer Davis
817.243.9560
jldavis@fortworthcpa.org

Committee staff: Accounting Career Education, Branding and Community Outreach, Membership, Nonprofit, Young Professionals

COMMUNITY & CONNECTION

Accounting Career Education

Encourage students to pursue accounting and a CPA license

  • Student Roundtables or one on one outreach
  • Fall UTA Event
  • Pathway to CPA presentations in classroom



Sarah Devore

Chair, Accounting Career Education
Sarah DeVore
D.R. HORTON/DHI COMMUNITIES

Branding and Community Outreach

Keep members informed and connected, and enhance the CPA image




Rachel Glasser

Chair, Branding and Community Outreach
Rachel Glasser

Membership

Help members connect to the chapter and each other

  • New Member Contact: Welcome Wagon
  • Newsletter
  • Social Media

 



Christy Bessert

Chair, Membership
Christy Bessert
BKD LLP

PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

Tax

Provide high quality CPE that meets TSBPA standards while encouraging new and strengthening existing connections, involvement, and engagements.

  • Offer CPE geared towards tax practice focused CPAs

 



Renee Prince

Chair, Tax
Renee Prince
RENEE PRINCE, CPA, PC

Nonprofit

Provide high quality CPE that meets TSBPA standards while encouraging new and strengthening existing connections, involvement, and engagements.

  • Offer CPE geared towards CPAs who work or volunteer for nonprofit organizations

 



Daphne Alexander

Chair, Nonprofit
Daphne Alexander
TRINITY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Business & Industry

Provide high quality CPE that meets TSBPA standards while encouraging new and strengthening existing connections, involvement, and engagements.

  • Offer CPE geared towards CPAs in business and industry

 



Ken Huffman

Chair, Business & Industry
Ken Huffman
CAPTIVE NATION

Young Professionals

Provide high quality CPE that meets TSBPA standards while encouraging new and strengthening existing connections, involvement, and engagements.

  • Offer programming geared towards CPAs new to the profession or community

 



Andy-Hall

Chair, Young Professionals
Andy Hall
WEAVER

ADVOCACY

CPA PAC

The CPA-PAC is the TXCPA's member-managed, member-driven and member-focused political action committee.

  • PAC Fundraising
  • Legislative Candidate Contributions
  • TXCPA Keypersons program


Megan Terrell

Chair, CPA PAC
Megan Terrell
CLIFTONLARSONALLEN LLP

We're a Volunteer-led Association

Our leaders are talented, dedicated CPAs who are advancing the profession through service.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

TXCPA values the diverse contributions and talents of all its members. We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and a sense of belonging in the workplace, in membership and in the accounting profession. Diversity includes, but is not limited to, race, gender, generations, abilities, orientation, and religious beliefs. - (Adopted by the TXCPA Executive Board, 2020)