Tax Executive Committee
Type Of Group:Executive Committee Senior Technical
Status:Appointments Confirmation
Reports To:Board Of Directors
# Of Meetings:4
Proposed # Of Members:18
# Of Vacancies:7
Current Chair:N. Vickers
Staff Liaison(s):Eileen Sherr
Elizabeth Young
Eva Simpson
 Group Objective
Oversight committee responsible for the work of all Tax Division committees and technical resource panels. As a designated AICPA senior committee and standard setting body, approves all AICPA tax policy positions and Statements on Standards for Tax Services (enforceable tax practice standards for AICPA members), including interpretations. Manages tax legislative and regulatory monitoring performed across the Tax Division. Coordinates efforts to identify issues and recommend modifications that would simplify and clarify tax law and tax regulatory guidance. Maintains appropriate relationships with the IRS, Treasury, Congress and other government officials. Supports AICPA’s efforts to position CPAs as the premier provider of tax services by monitoring tax developments, trends and best practices regarding tax practice efficiency and service quality, and providing information to assist members with understanding the complex rules of practice before the IRS. Provides guidance to help members understand and maintain the highest ethical standards in tax. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Previous service on Tax Division committees or technical resource panels (TRP). Service as a committee or TRP chair preferred.
Previous experience in the development or approval of tax policy, testimony, comment letters and formal positions (on rulings, legislation, Department of the Treasury regulations, notices, determinations, forms, and other regulatory and administrative guidance on taxation matters).  

Current Group Members
MemberRole©Yrs Of Svc
Anderson, KevinMemberYes3
Baldwin, DavidMemberYes2
Freeh, CheriMemberYes3
Greenwald, MichaelMemberYes4
Hollander, AmyMemberYes1
Kirk, DavidMemberYes1
Lewis, JanImmediate Past ChairYes6
Love, HollyMemberYes2
Martin, JeffreyMemberYes3
Petronchak, KathyMemberYes1
Prater, MarkMemberYes4
Rudegeair, MichaelMemberYes1
Sawyer, JessicaMemberYes2
Seto, AnnaMemberYes3
Shaw, CatherineMemberYes3
Sherr, EileenStaff LiaisonYes3
Simpson, EvaStaff LiaisonYes2
Thorman, SandiMemberYes2
Vickers, N.ChairYes5
Wittich, ChristopherMemberYes2
Young, ElizabethStaff LiaisonYes1