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Accounting Education Issues Committee

The Accounting Education Issues Committee evaluates the educational needs of future professionals and other important Louisiana education issues. Public practitioners and CPAs in industry, as well as educators, are needed to provide a balanced committee structure.


  • Staff Liaison

    Ann Lupo

    Communications/PR Director

    Society of Louisiana CPAs - Metairie

  • Chair

    Christine Smith

    Senior Professor of Practice Acctg

    Tulane Freeman School of Business - New Orleans


  • Missy Aldredge

    Assistant Professor - Accounting

    Northwestern State University - Natchitoches

  • Greg Booth Jr.

    EAG Gulf Coast, LLC - Metairie

  • Bob Braun

    Department Head

    Southeastern Louisiana University - Hammond

  • Theresa Carmont
  • Destyni Chaisson

    LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors - Houma

  • Karen Foust

    Senior Professor of Practice

    A.B. Freeman School of Business - New Orleans

  • Nene Gianfala

    Vice President

    Chaffe & Associates, Inc - New Orleans

  • Kent Lachney

    Assistant Professor of Accounting

    LSU at Alexandria - Alexandria

  • Louis Le Guyader

    Southeastern Louisiana University - Hammond

  • Adena LeJeune

    Associate Professor

    Louisiana State University at Alexandria - Alexandria

  • Terry Mipro

    Accounting Manager

  • Frank Oliveri III
  • Tommy Phillips

    Dept. Chair & Professor

    LSU Department of Accounting - Baton Rouge

  • David Ponthieux


    David P Ponthieux, CPA, LLC - Madisonville

  • Alyssa Rambeau

    Solutions Expert

    Orthosynetics - Metairie

  • Lauren Schneida

    Tax Associate

    PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP - New Orleans

  • Helen Sikes

    McGovern & Sikes CPAs LLC - Shreveport

  • Rick Simpson

    Southeastern Louisiana University - Hammond

  • Andree Taylor

    Quality Assurance/Research Manager

    Louisiana Legislative Auditor - Baton Rouge

  • Casey Tessmer

    LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors - Covington

  • Lindsay Watts


    EAG Gulf Coast, LLC - Baton Rouge

  • Laura Wiley

    Assistant Department Chair & Senior I

    LSU Department of Accounting - Baton Rouge