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President's Message


Change Your Perspective

July 1, 2015

By Tom O’Sullivan

 This month’s message was written after a family road trip to Seattle. Although I’d travelled many times by plane, this was the first time I drove with three teenagers. It provides a very different perspective!

Our two favorite activities were touring the Seattle Space Needle and the Seattle Aquarium. From the Space Needle, we had an opportunity to view the city landscape during the day and at night. The city’s daytime view changed dramatically with nightfall and bright city lights.

At the Seattle Aquarium, we witnessed the feeding of “Inkie” a Giant Pacific Octopus. His abilities to change color, shape and size made him adaptable to thrive in the ocean. More important, our teenagers were transfixed by the event.

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Chapter News


CalCPA Chair Coming to the East Bay

Tuesday, July 14

Location: Lafayette Park Hotel

Newly installed CalCPA Chair Jennifer Ziegler will be the guest speaker at the Past Presidents Night Dinner. The visit marks a long-time annual tradition in our chapter recurring since before even longtime members can remember. Ziegler will be discussing important topics in the profession and at CalCPA. Chapter members are invited to join chapter leaders and new members to hear what Ziegler has to say and to hear about past experiences from the event honorees, chapter past presidents and 40-year members.

Learn more and register


New Member Orientation

Tuesday, July 14
Location: Lafayette Park Hotel

Join chapter leaders at the new member orientation and learn about chapter structures as well as networking and leadership opportunities.




San Francisco/East Bay 13th Annual Golf Tournament Co-hosted with FEI

San Francisco/East Bay 13th Annual Golf Tournament Co-hosted with FEI
Tuesday, July 28

Time: 12–7:30 p.m.

Join us for an exciting and memorable round of golf at the championship Lakeside Course at Blackhawk Country Club, known for hosting the LPGA Challenge from 2006-10. Enjoy the day under the sun, mulligans in your pocket and a chance at winning a new Porsche in the hole-in-one challenge. The tournament will conclude by the course at the Lakeside Clubhouse with networking over an awards dinner.

Don’t be aced out: Register today.

CalCPA News

How You Can Help Californians Better Manage Their Finances

California CPAs, educators, nonprofits, community volunteers, legislators and financial professionals will come together July 30 with a common goal—to improve financial literacy. The 2015 California Financial Literacy Summit at the San Jose Marriott will provide free educational resources for teachers, volunteer training and opportunities to build connections within the California community to promote financial education and focus on how we can empower the next generation to better manage their finances through education.

Register today for this free event, which provides three hours of CPE.

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CalCPA Leadership Institute

What kind of leader are you? To find out, we have just the opportunity: CalCPA Leadership Institute.

Discuss, analyze, reflect and build your leadership skills through this five-day program, during which you’ll learn leadership fundamentals and identify personal leadership styles, as well as gain insight on strategic planning, goal setting and client management, among other topics.

The program will be held Nov. 16-17 (San Diego), Dec. 8-9 (San Jose) and Jan. 19 (Sacramento).

Interested? Grab more information and an application online.

Applications are due Aug. 28.

Monterey CPE Week

Save the Dates

July 28: Golf Tournament
Sept. 29: Walnut Creek ABC

East Bay Leaders & Groups

The East Bay Chapter offers a variety of opportunities to exchange information and connect with your peers. Lists committees or other information within the chapter.

Membership News

Education Foundation Courses/Conferences

Contact Us

Program Associate:
Soco Davenport
(925) 926-0189

Division Director:
Membership and Strategic Programming
Jill Gorman
(650) 522-3204

1800 Gateway Drive, Ste. 200
San Mateo, CA 94404-4072