KyCPA Annual Members Meeting and Celebration

Celebrating Leadership and Kentucky CPAs

June 19, 2020 


96 years ago, on June 19, 1924, Kentucky CPAs came together and submitted Articles of Incorporation and KyCPA was born.

Let's celebrate with CAKE! Here are some KyCPA staff favorites and a link to a recipe!

Feeling inspired? Make one of these recipes, take a picture, share and tag #kycpabirthdaycake

KyCPA 2020 Annual Members Meeting

  • Darlene Zibart, KyCPA CEO
    • Welcome and introduction of Elizabeth Woodward
  • Elizabeth Woodward, 2019-2020 KyCPA Board President
KyCPA Board 
  • Thank you to fellow 2019-2020 KyCPA Board members for their service 
  • Outstanding Committee Chair Awards
    • Rene Valadez, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
    • Alice Cowley, Women's Initiative Task Force
    • Jaclyn Badeau, Educational Foundation Board of Trustees 
  • A look back at 2019-2020 and how KyCPA members and staff have made a positive impact on each other, businesses and residents in Kentucky
  • Introduction of Esther Thompson-Long

  • Esther Thompson-Long, 2020-2021 KyCPA Board President
    • Induction of 2020-2021 KyCPA Board and Officers
    • The KyCPA Diversity and Inclusion Task Force plan for a four-phased process to provide recommendations to promote not only diversity of the profession and inclusion of underrepresented groups, but that will also increase the percentage of these individuals studying, pursuing and remaining in the accounting profession
    • Introduction of KyCPA Member Meetup, a place where KyCPA members may participate in online discussions regarding topics of interest
    • Happy Birthday, KyCPA! 96 years ago on June 19 Kentucky CPAs came together and submitted Articles of Incorporation and KyCPA was born

Thank you to our sponsors




Related News

  • CPA Evolution

    September 30, 2020

    Update on progress towards the launch of the new CPA licensure model. Launch date expected in 2024. The CPA Evolution is a combined NASBA-AICPA initiative aimed at evolving CPA licensure to reflect the skills and knowledge CPAs increasingly need in a technology-driven marketplace. Continue Reading

  • KyCPA Board of Directors: 2020-2021 nominations announced

    May 12, 2020

    Becky Phillips, chair of the KyCPA Nominations and Awards Committee, presents nominees for the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Additional nominations will be accepted until May 26, 2020 via a written and signed petition sent to the Secretary/Treasurer, KyCPA at 1735 Alliant Avenue, Louisville, KY 40299. If no petitions are received by that date, the candidates recommended by the Nominations and Awards Committee will be declared elected. Continue Reading

  • 3 steps to make change management a competitive advantage

    February 19, 2020

    The ability of organizations — and the individuals that comprise organi­zations — to change and evolve over time is a crucial factor to the continued success of the profession. Continue Reading

  • Choosing a career path 

    November 27, 2019

    One of the many benefits of being a CPA is the wide array of career paths. CPAs can focus on providing professional services to a specific industry or they can choose a particular route they would like to go, such as advisory, audit or tax. The accounting profession is full of many different special­izations, which can also include forensics, valuation, personal financial planning and business management consulting, to name a few. CPAs can take control of their careers and choose the path they want to take. Continue Reading

  • Navigating the changing role of the nonprofit CFO

    November 26, 2019

    In my previous CFOs have experienced one of the most dramatic transformations of any in recent years — from number crunchers to strate­gic advisors who help lead the direction of their organizations. Nonprofit CFOs are no different, except they often face even more challenges amid shifts in tax policy and finding alternative ways to obtain revenue. They are more analytical than ever, but they need to also consider the organiza­tion’s growth.   Continue Reading

View All News