Department Committees/Councils

The Accounting and Finance each have an Advisory Board.


The major departmental committees include the Tenure and Promotion Committee, Strategic Planning Committees, Curriculum Committees and Assessment Committees. Also, the Accounting program has a Retention and Appeals Committee.


Accounting Program Advisory Board

Robert Barousse Jr., CPA

Elmer Candy Corporation
Controller, Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Bryan Ehricht, CPA,

Wegmann Dazet & Company
Tax Supervisor, Covington, Louisiana

Stella Helluin, CPA

Nolan Power Group
Asst. Controller & Human Resources Manager, Mandeville, Louisiana

Joy Irwin, CPA

Office of the Legislative Auditor
Research and Training Officer, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Dennis James, CPA

Durnin and James, CPAs
Partner, Hammond, Louisiana

Shannon Kirkpatrick, CPA

Senior Tax Manager, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Lisa Saragusa, CPA

Entergy Services Inc.
Manager, Hammond, Louisiana

Craig Silva, CPA

Silva, Gurtner & Abney, CPA, LLC
Partner, New Orleans, Louisiana

James Smith, Ph.D., CPA

College of William and Mary
John S. Quin Prof. of Accounting, Williamsburg, Virginia

Donna Taylor, CPA

Stirling Properties, Inc.
Controller & VP of Asset Management, Covington, Louisiana 

Colby Williams, CPA

Faulk and Winkler, LLC
Director, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Finanace Program Advisory Board