Serving on a society committee can help you meet CPA colleagues, learn more about your profession and contribute to your career. To volunteer for a committee, call 701-775-7111 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plan and manage the convention. Typically committee members should be from the upcoming convention location.
Time: Monthly meetings, plus your work at the convention.
CPE Task Force
Help the Society select CPE programs. Time: a web meeting and some emails.
Recommend award winners, mentor new CPAs and consider new services. Time: Approximately 4 conference calls, 1-2 hours each.
Members In Industry
Plan the Management Conference and contribute newsletter articles.
Time: 1/2 day meeting, work at the conference and perhaps 1 or 2 conference calls.
Respond to complaints and proposed ethics changes, as well as inform members about ethics matters.
Time: 1 - 2 conference calls.
Promote the profession through advertising and help attract new entrants into the CPA profession.
Time: 1 to 2, 1/2 day meetings.
Taxation and Legislation
Liaison meeting with the IRS and State Tax Dept, reviews ND legislation related to tax, inform members.
Time: Short weekly calls in legislative season, approximately one or two 1/2 day meetings.
Young Professionals Group
Plan activities for young professionals.
Time: One day long in person meeting, approximately 4 conference calls and self selected small group projects.
If an ongoing committee role doesn't sound right for you, there are other ways to be of service to your profession – on your own schedule:
- Prepare a newsletter article.
- Be a "host" for a new CPA at annual conventions
- Contact a few nonmembers and encourage them to join.