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American Accounting Association

The American Accounting Association promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research and practice. Founded in 1916 as the American Association of University Instructors in Accounting, its present name was adopted in 1936. The Association is a voluntary organization of persons interested in accounting education and research. Website

AICPA Online - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants http://www.aicpa.org

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients. In fulfilling its mission, the AICPA works with state CPA organizations and gives priority to those areas where public reliance on CPA skills is most significant. Website

American Society of Women Accountants

The mission of ASWA is to enable women in all accounting and related fields to achieve their full personal, professional and economic potential and to contribute to the future development of their profession. Members include partners in national, regional and local CPA firms, financial officers, controllers, academicians, financial analysts and data processing consultants, recent college graduates and women returning to the work force. Website

FASB Financial Accounting Standards Board

The mission of the Financial Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information. Website

GASB Governmental Accounting Standards Board

The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports and guide and educate the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of those financial reports. Website

Institute of Internal Auditors

Established in 1941, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) serves as the global voice and advocate for the internal audit profession. Throughout the world, The IIA is recognized as the professionís leader in certification, education, research, and technological guidance. Website

Michigan Association of CPAs

The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) is committed to serving the CPA profession by providing the tools CPAs need to turn vision into reality and success into professional greatness. The MACPA, as a diversified, professional, member-driven organization, is the stateís premier resource for CPAs in education, government, industry and public accounting as well as educators, students and related non-billable professionals. Website

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