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July 1, 2015
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President's Message

Happy New Year!

January 5, 2017

By David W. Taklender

 Happy New Year to all of our CalCPA members and their families! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday break and created some memories in the process. We had a fantastic holiday party at Club M and I want to thank everyone who attended and made the event a great success.

Congratulations again to the 2016 scholarship winners and a huge debt of gratitude to First Lieutenant Canelli and the USMC for their service and for bringing the Toys for Tots program to our holiday party every year.

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Chapter News


Mentor Moments!

Are you pursuing licensure? Are you new to the profession? Are you transitioning in your career? Need some advice or a safe sounding board? Take advantage of a free mentoring session (15-20 minutes) with an experienced CPA offered through the local chapter to members. Questions? Call Kay Coffin at (559) 876-3800 or send an email.

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Member Discounts: Wolters Kluwer CCH Publications


Get Ready for CPA Day

Registration is open for the next CPA Day at the Capitol—Jan. 31—in Sacramento.

CPA Day is CalCPA’s kickoff event of the legislative session, where members set the groundwork for CalCPA’s advocacy efforts for the upcoming session by discussing important issues facing the CPA profession and businesses.

Make sure your voice—and that of the profession’s—is heard.


Women to Watch Awards: Know a Star?

CalCPA is looking for women who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession or who demonstrate characteristics that enable them to become leaders in the profession.

Our Women to Watch awards will be given in two categories: Experienced Leaders and Emerging Leaders. Winners will be selected by members of the Women’s Leadership Forum Planning Committee and announced at our Women’s Leadership Forum April 28.

Nomination information and applications are available online. Nomination forms are due Feb. 17.


Behind the License

We know there’s more to your life than the tax forms, deadlines and rules and regulations that you spend time with at the office. And we want to tell your story—or the story of a member you may know.

Our monthly Final Entry feature in California CPA takes a look at the person behind the license. Over the years we’ve featured members who race carsplay in a banddevote time to nonprofit causeshave taken on physical endurance challengessurfDJ and make wine.

So, what’s your story?

If you’d like to participate or want to recommend a colleague, contact managing editor Damien English with details and we’ll set up a short interview.