Nominations Now Accepted through December 30
SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATIONS TODAY
Each year the Arkansas Society of CPAs pays tribute to those who have served their profession and/or communities in a commendable manner. The contributions that these members or firms make reflect positively on themselves as individuals, their firms, and the CPA designation. Help us identify those exemplary members who may qualify to receive awards. Please consider nominating an exceptional coworker, a mentor or other individual, someone who sparked your passion for the profession, someone who provides outstanding service, dedication or leadership. We encourage you to submit nominations for one or all of the following ARCPA award categories:
DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN ACCOUNTING EDUCATION
This award recognizes full-time college accounting educators distinguished for excellence in teaching and for prominence in the accounting profession. The nominee should be a recently retired or current accounting educator at a post-secondary educational institution.
OUTSTANDING CPA IN BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
This award recognizes the achievements of CPAs who work in business and industry who have worked to blend information technology, financial decision making and progressive management techniques, helping his or her business move forward.
OUTSTANDING CPA IN GOVERNMENT
This award recognizes the achievements of individual CPAs employed in federal, state, or local government. Through this award, the ARCPA recognizes an outstanding CPA who strives to promote the CPA designation as the premier professional credential for accounting, auditing and finance professionals in government.
OUTSTANDING EMERGING CPA
This award recognizes a young CPA that is 40 years of age or younger, and/or that has passed the CPA Exam within the last ten years, who has made significant contributions to the accounting profession as well as the community at large. Service on at least one ARCPA committee is required. Exemplary leadership qualities and skills must be demonstrated, as well as volunteer service within the ARCPA, local chapter or community.
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD FOR INDIVIDUALS
This award recognizes CPAs who have distinguished themselves in public service activities at the local, regional, state or national level, and through this service have reflected credit upon the CPA profession.
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD FOR FIRMS
This award recognizes firms for their public service contributions on the local, state, or national level, to encourage more CPA firms to initiate or increase their community service activities, and reinforce the profession’s reputation for commitment to public good.