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The Accounting Accreditation Committee (AAC) oversees initial accreditation and continuous improvement review processes to ensure consistency of Accreditation Standards application and equity of recommendations across teams and across programs reviewed.
AAC is composed of a minimum of 10 members and a maximum of 20 members, plus an AAC Chair and AAC Vice Chair appointed by the Vice Chair-Chair Elect (who shall preside as Board Chair during the year for which the appointments are made).
The AAC Chair is normally a dean (or chief officer) or Accounting School Director or unit head with a background in accounting, or a current or previous accounting program administrator from an Organization with AACSB accounting accreditation. Normally, AAC members are representatives of Organizations with accounting accreditation. The majority are current or previous administrators of accounting programs; other members include deans (or chief officers) and representatives of business Organizations. Normally, AAC members serve staggered three-year terms, up to a maximum of two consecutive terms. Normally, the AAC Chair serves two consecutive one-year terms.
Shawn Mauldin, Mississippi State University
Frank Buckless, North Carolina State University
Hughlene Burton,University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Donald Deis, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Parveen Gupta, Lehigh University
Mark Higgins, Saint Louis University
Yvonne Hinson, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Kevin James, North Carolina A&T State University
Lisa Kelley, Avnet Inc.
Gary McGill, University of Florida
Carolyn Norman, Virginia Commonwealth University
Robert Ricketts, Texas Tech University
Maria Baltar (firstname.lastname@example.org)