8 OSCPA members selected for national committees

July 25, 2019

Eight OSCPA members were selected to serve on 10 AICPA groups through May 2020.

Representing Oklahoma are:


Henry Bickerstaff, CPA:  Designated Council Representative
A member for 41 years, Bickerstaff is the current OSCPA Chairman of the Board and has volunteered for numerous OSCPA committees. He is currently serving on the OSCPA’s Financial Literacy Committee and is a member of the OSCPA’s CPA/PAC. He is the owner of Henry M. Bickerstaff, CPA in Alva.


Gary C. Crouch, CPA, CITP, CGMA: CITP Exam Task Force, CITP Champion Program and CITP Credential Committee
Crouch, a member for 35 years, has served on the OSCPA’s Small Firm Practitioners, Technology and Consulting Services Committees. He is the president and CEO of CS3 Technology in Tulsa.


Chris Lopp, CPA, ABV, CGMA, CFE, CEIV: ABV Credential Committee
A member for 22 years, Lopp is the managing director of Financial Forensics & Investigations in Broken Arrow and has served as chair of the OSCPA’s Business Valuation/Forensic & Litigation Support Committee since 2017.


Pat Milligan, CPA, PFS, CGMA: Council – Elected Members
A tax partner with HoganTaylor LLP in Tulsa, a 100% VIP company, Milligan has been a member for 38 years. He is a past chairman of the OSCPA and has chaired numerous OSCPA committees. He is a 2008 and 2011 Gold Pen Award recipient and the 2009 inductee in the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame.


Chris Pembrook, CPA, CGAP, Cr.FA: State & Local Government Expert Panel
A shareholder with Crawford & Associates in Oklahoma City, a 100% VIP company, Pembrook has served on the Governmental Accounting & Auditing Committee since 2011. The 2016 OSCPA Trailblazer has been a member for 10 years.


Ray Spencer, CPA: Regulation Subcommittee
A 2017 OSCPA Trailblazer, Spencer has been a member for five years. She is a past president of the OSCPA Tulsa Chapter and is currently an OSCPA Director-at-Large and board liaison for the OSCPA’s Accounting Careers and Liaisons with Educational Institutions Committee. Spencer is a tax manager with Stanfield + O’Dell in Tulsa.


Wendy Thompson, CPA, CGMA: Student Recruitment Committee
Thompson, a Transportation Accounting manager for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores in Oklahoma City, has been a member for six years and is a 2016 OSCPA Trailblazer. She has previously served on the OSCPA’s Young Accounting Professionals Committee and is currently serving on the Accounting Careers Committee.


Jimmy J. Williams, CPA, PFS, CFP®: National Accreditation Commission
Williams, a 30-year member, is a past chairman of the OSCPA and has served on numerous OSCPA committees. He is the 2008 Public Service Award recipient, the 2016 Outstanding Member in Financial Planning Award recipient and the 2007 inductee in the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame. Williams is the founder and president of Compass Capital Management in McAlester.