Notice of 2021-2022 OSCPA Nominations

January 13, 2021

New this year! As approved at the Sept. 22, 2020 Annual Business Meeting, Article 6.5 of the OSCPA Bylaws states the slate of officers, directors and trustees proposed by the OSCPA Nominating Committee and approved by the Board of Directors shall be posted to the membership to allow for a 30-day comment period before being finalized. Any member comments should be sent to bpeterson@oscpa.com by Feb. 15, 2021.

The following members, all of whom have consented to serve the positions indicated, are placed in nomination:

Board of Directors

Terms to Begin May 1, 2021 (one to be elected for each officer position, three to be elected for Director at Large positions).

JShepard

Chair-Elect
C. Janese Shepard, CPA
Shareholder
Gray Blodgett & Company PLLC
Norman, Oklahoma
Member since Dec. 8, 2001
Chapter Affiliation: Norman

OSCPA History
Current Position: Vice Chairman, Taxation Committee Member
Past Officer/Director: Treasurer, Secretary
Past Norman Chapter President
Past Committee Chair: Taxation
Past Committee Member: Nominations
Awards: Rick Kells Outstanding Tax Professional Award 2018, Norman Chapter Distinguished CPA Recipient 2013

VickyPetete

Vice Chair
Vicky C. Petete, CPA
Executive Vice President/CFO
Vision Bank NA
Ada, Oklahoma
Member since Sept. 15, 1980
Chapter Affiliation: Ada

OSCPA History
Current Position: Treasurer
Current Resource Pool Member: Banking and Other Financial Institutions 
Past Officer/Director Position: Secretary, Director-at-large
Past Ada Chapter President
Past Committee Chair: Banking and Other Financial Institutions, Membership
Past Committee Member: Audit, Nominations
Awards: Path Finders 2019, Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame 2012, 30-Year Member 2011, Public Service Award 2010, Ada Chapter Distinguished CPA Recipient 2006; Outstanding Member in Business and Industry Award 1997

RMcKinney

Treasurer
Ross A. McKinney, CPA
Trust Officer
Bank of Oklahoma
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Member since Student through Provisional Member from Feb. 16, 2009 and Fellow Member since Sept. 9, 2011
Chapter Affiliation: Tulsa

OSCPA History
Current Position: Secretary, Educational Foundation Trustee
Past Tulsa Chapter President

JElder

Secretary
Joshua L. Elder, CPA
Audit Manager
Peters & Chandler PC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Member since Jan. 20, 2012

OSCPA History
Current Position: Director at Large, Young Accounting Professionals Committee Member
Past Committee Chair: Banking and Other Financial Institutions
Awards: AICPA Leadership Academy 2018, Trailblazer 2017

LAnderson

Director at Large (Two-year Term)
Lisa M. Anderson, CPA
Partner
Morse & Co. PLLC
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Member since May 31, 1996
Chapter Affiliation: Tulsa

OSCPA History
Current Committee Member: Business Valuation/Forensic & Litigation Support, Continuing Professional Education, Public Relations and Taxation
Past Officer/Director Positions: Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Director at Large
Past Committee Chair: Business Valuation/Forensic & Litigation Support, Public Relations
Awards: Tulsa Chapter Distinguished CPA Recipient 2010, Trailblazer 2010

RJohnson

Director at Large (Two-year Term)
Rachel B. Johnson, CPA
Director of Accounting
Humphreys Capital, LLC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Member since Dec. 9, 2013

OSCPA History
Current Position: Financial Literacy Committee Chair
Current Committee Member: Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Professional Ethics and Taxation

JPasby

Director at Large (Two-year Term)
Jacob E. Pasby, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Arnold Oil Properties
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Member since May 25, 2011
Chapter Affiliation: Oklahoma City

OSCPA History
Current Position: Education Foundation Trustee, Oklahoma City Chapter President
Past Committee Chair: Oil & Gas, Young Accounting Professionals
Awards: Trailblazer 2016

CPA-PAC

Member of the Board of Trustees (3-year term) beginning May 1, 2021 (two to be elected)

JWilliams

District 2
Jimmy J. Williams, CPA
Founder/President
Compass Capital Management LLC
McAlester, Oklahoma
Member since Feb. 22, 1989

OSCPA History
Current Position: Advocacy Council Member, Bylaws Committee Chair, CPA PAC Trustee, Personal Financial Planning Resource Pool Member, and Insurance Resource Pool Member
Past Officer/Director Positions: Chairman, Chairman-elect, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Director at large
Past Committee Chair: Budget & Finance, Business Valuation/Forensic & Litigation Support, Insurance, Personal Financial Planning, Nominations, and Planning
Past Trustee: Educational Foundation
Past Committee Member: Accounting & Auditing, Professional Ethics
Awards: Outstanding Member in Industry 2020, 30-Year Member 2019, Financial Planning 2016, Public Service 2008, Accounting Hall of Fame 2007

CCox

District 5
Cynthia L. Cox, CPA
President
Cox Holsted & Associates PC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Member since Aug. 10, 2002

OSCPA History
Current Position: Advocacy Council Member, Accounting Careers Committee Member
Past Positions: Director at Large, Accounting Careers Committee Chair
Past Committee Member: Audit, Small Firm Practitioners, Financial Literacy

Educational Foundation

Member of the Board of Trustees (5-year term) beginning May 1, 2021 (two to be elected)

AFoust

Austin S. Foust, CPA
Tax Manager
HoganTaylor LLP
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Chapter Affiliation: Tulsa
Member since June 24, 2015

OSCPA History
Current Committee Member: Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Public Relations
Past Committee Member: Young Accounting Professionals
Awards: AICPA Leadership Academy 2019, Trailblazer 2018

EWest

Evan G. West, CPA
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Member since Student through Provisional Member from October 25, 2005 and Fellow Member since Nov. 11, 2009

OSCPA History
Awards: Trailblazer 2016