The Board of Accountancy reviews the entrance qualifications of CPA candidates, annually registers accountants, monitors continuing education, and addresses consumer concerns. Virtually all Board records are open to the public, with no time limits (other than the record retention schedule). For records access, contact the Board office. There are 5 Governor-appointed board members, plus a small staff in Grand Forks. Contact the Board office at 800-532-5904.
Patrick Kautzman, CPAMember
Pete Hoistad, CPASecretary Treasurer
Mike Schmitz, CPAPresident
Nikki Schmaltz, CPAMember
Faye Miller, CPAMember
Jim AbbottExecutive Director
Recent NewsNotes are posted here, in advance of formal board approval; contact the office for approved versions.
MEETING NOTES- July 25, 2016
The meeting began at 12:05. Participants: Faye Miller, Nikki Schmaltz, Peter Hoistad, Mike Schmitz, Patrick Kautzman, Jim Abbott, Mandy Harlow
OFFICER SELECTION. Mike was selected as president [Motion: Pete; 2nd: Nikki; carried]. Pete was selected to continue as Secretary [Motion: Nikki; 2nd: Patrick; carried].Read More...
MEETING NOTES- May 4, 2016
The meeting began at approx. 12; in attendance were: Faye Miller, Rick Lee, Mike Schmitz, Pete Hoistad, Nikki Schmaltz, Mandy Harlow, Jim Abbott
MINUTES (2-12-16): Accepted [Motion: Pete; 2nd: Mike; carried]Read More...
MEETING NOTES- February 12, 2016
The meeting began at 9:02; in attendance were: Faye Miller, Nikki Schmaltz, Rick Lee, Mike Schmitz, Peter Hoistad, Jim Abbott. Tracee Buethner and Mandy Harlow were present during part of the meeting.
MINUTES (11/20/15). A motion was missing the second [Nikki]; the minutes were approved [Motion: Pete; 2nd: Nikki; carried].Read More...
MEETING HIGHLIGHTS- Nov. 20, 2015
FINANCIAL. Jim will check whether Board funds can be invested in other vehicles, such as a Bank of ND fund. July to September expenses were approved (Motion: Peter; 2nd: Nikki; carried). The June 30, 2015 audit report was approved (Motion: Nikki; 2nd: Rick; carried). A capitalization policy was approved (expensing expenses under $500 (Motion: Rick; 2nd: Nikki; carried).
VACATION POLICY. Faye will visit with Society leadership about adding another vacation step.Read More...
MEETING HIGHLIGHTS- 7-22-15
OFFICERS. Faye Miller continues as president, Pete Hoistad as Secretary.
FOREIGN EVALUATION. A special request, to accept an evaluation from a non-approved vendor, was granted.Read More...
MEETING NOTES- 5-22-15
Participants: Faye Miller, Peter Hoistad, Nikki Schmaltz, Rick Lee, Jim Abbott
Jim shared his approach to determining proposed compensation for the staff, and also...