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Board Member Recruitment

Currently, we are looking to fill one anticipated vacancy on the Board of Accountancy that will occur in January of 2019. This position needs to be filled by a public member. Our public members represent the interests of the wider community who are consumers of the services performed by Certified Public Accountants (CPA).

Next Board Meeting

The Board of Accountancy will hold its next annual Board meeting Friday, October 19, 2018 beginning at 9:00 AM at the following location:

J.A. Cherberg Building, Capitol Campus
Senate Hearing Room 3
304 15th Ave. SW
Olympia, WA 98501

The purpose of the Board meeting is for the Board to conduct its business. However, to encourage citizen input, the Board's agenda specifically provides an opportunity for the public to give input directly to the Board.

Notice of Special Meeting

The Washington State Board of Accountancy will hold a special meeting, which is open to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend should contact the Board office at 360-753-2586 for arrangements. The Board Members will attend by teleconference. Attendance by teleconference is available to the public as well.

Date/Time:      Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.

Location:         711 Capitol Way S Suite 400
                         Olympia, WA 98501           

Recent Board Member Changes

James R. Ladd, CPA and Emily R. Rollins, CPA have completed their service to the Board. On behalf of the Executive Director, Board Members, and Board staff, thank you for your years of service and dedication to the profession.

Governor Jay Inslee recently appointed Brian Thomas, CPA and Jacqueline Meucci, CPA to serve on the Board. Please help us in welcoming them to the Board. Your commitment to serving the profession is appreciated.

Press Release regarding the Clark Nuber complaint, Received on May 17, 2018

On May 17, 2018 the Washington State Board of Accountancy (ACB) received a complaint against the public accounting firm of Clark Nuber (the firm) regarding accounting services that it provided to the Breast Cancer Prevention Fund. The Board is following its standard procedure in this matter. ACB’s Executive Director has opened a preliminary investigation and a Consulting Board Member has been appointed as the Board advisor in this matter. The ACB has forwarded the complaint to the firm and has received a response from its legal counsel.

Special Notice Regarding Email Addresses and Website URL

On April 18, 2018 the Board of Accountancy will update all of their email addresses from the format, JohnD@cpaboard.wa.gov, to the format, John.Doe@acb.wa.gov. The URL to our website will change from https://cpaboard.wa.gov to https://acb.wa.gov. Please update your contacts and bookmarks.

The old formats will also continue to work for six months.

Disciplinary Action: Roger Stadtmueller

On January 12, 2017, the Washington State Board of Accountancy accepted a Consent Agreement between the Board and Roger Stadtmueller.

Mr. Stadtmueller pled guilty an indictment charging him with violations of 26 U.S.C. Section 7206(1) Making and Subscribing a False Corporate Income Tax Return for tax years 2006, 2007, and 2008, each of which are Class E felonies.

As part of the Consent Agreement, Mr. Stadtmueller agreed to the revocation of his individual CPA license, and to relinquish his CPA firm license for Stadtmueller & Associates PS.