WBOA Board Members

At its October 2014 annual meeting the Washington State Board of Accountancy elected the Board officers for 2015. The Board elected the following officers:

  • Chair - Donald F. Aubrey, CPA, Rebar & Associates, 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 - Lauren C. Jassny, The Commerce Bank of Washington, Seattle. The vice-chair presides over hearings in the chair's absence.
  • Secretary - Karen R. Saunders, CPA, KPMG LLP. Seattle.

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
  • 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