WBOA Board Members

At its October 2013 annual meeting the Washington State Board of Accountancy elected the Board officers for 2014. The Board elected the following officers:

  • Chair -Emily Rollins, CPA, Deloitte Touche LLP, Seattle. The Board's chair handles many procedural duties, including presiding at rules and disciplinary hearings, in addition to the tasks performed by all Board Members.
  • Vice-Chair - Karen R. Saunders, CPA, KPMG LLP. Seattle The vice-chair presides over hearings in the chair's absence.
  • Secretary - Elizabeth Deak Masnari, CPA, Providence Health & Services, Renton.

The Board is composed of nine members appointed by the Governor to serve three-year terms. The following highlights the background of the current members of the Washington State Board of Accountancy:

  • Donald F. Aubrey, CPA
    • Appointed: October 1, 2007; Reappointed: May 4, 2010 and June 10, 2013; Expires: June 9, 2016 
  • Lauren C. Jassny
    • Appointed: April 6, 2006; Reappointed: April 12, 2007, May 4, 2010, and June 10, 2013; Expires: June 9, 2016
  • Edwin G. Jolicoeur, CPA
    • Appointed: June 6, 2005; Reappointed: April 12, 2007, May 4, 2010, and June 10, 2013; Expires: June 9, 2016
  • Elizabeth Deak Masnari, CPA
    • Appointed: June 10, 2010; Reappointed: June 10, 2013; Expires: June 9, 2016
  • Thomas G. Neill, CPA
    • Appointed:  June 10, 2011; Reappointed June 10, 2014; Expires:  June 9, 2017
  • Emily Rollins, CPA
    • Appointed: January 25, 2010; Reappointed: April 5, 2012; Expires: June 9, 2015
  • Gerald F. Ryles
    • Appointed: August 15, 2006; Reappointed: June 2, 2009, and April 5, 2012; Expires: June 9, 2015
  • Karen R. Saunders, CPA
    • Appointed: May 4, 2010, effective June 10, 2010; Reappointed: June 10, 2013; Expires: June 9, 2016
  • Favian Valencia
    • Appointed: June 23, 2014; Expires: June 9, 2017