The Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants, founded in 1908 and celebrating its 110th anniversary this year, has elected its 2018-19 board of directors, who were installed April 1.
• Board Chair Amy I. Dale, CPA, of Salem, is a municipal audit manager with the Oregon Secretary of State Audits Division in Salem. She has more than 15 years of experience leading financial and federal compliance audits for a variety of state agencies and programs. She has been an OSCPA member since 2006.
• Chair-Elect Kari T. Patterson, CPA, is the vice president of finance with PacificSource Health Plans in Springfield. She has been in corporate finance since joining PacificSource in 2004, after spending nearly three years working in public accounting. She has been an OSCPA member since 2003.
• Vice Chair Selene L. Petersen, CPA, PFS, RIA, is shareholder and president of Principle Accounting PC in Eugene, where she specializes in taxation, business consulting, estate planning, and retirement planning. She currently also serves on the nonprofit boards for Christians As Family Advocates and Northwest Christian University. She has been a member of OSCPA since 2001.
• Past Chair Jay Richardson, JD, CPA, CMA, CFM, CGMA, is a partner at Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP in Portland, where he practices law in business, tax, estate planning, and real estate. He has advised small and medium-sized business owners for more than 30 years and has published numerous articles for the Oregon Society of CPAs and the Oregon State Bar. He has been a member of OSCPA since 1984.
• Director Tracy M. Allen, CPA, CCIFP, is a partner with Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP in Lake Oswego. Tracy brings over a decade of experience and focuses in the construction industry. She provides financial and accounting services, cash-flow and internal control reviews, as well as tax planning and consultation to her clients. She has been an OSCPA member since 1999.
• Director Gary A. Holcomb, CPA, is the executive director at Ernst & Young LLP in Portland. He leads the firm's state and local tax practice in Portland, Seattle, and Salt Lake City. He has testified numerous times in front of the Oregon State Legislature on tax legislation. He has been an OSCPA member since 2004.
• Director Ross E. Holliday, CPA, is a senior tax manager at Boldt Carlisle + Smith in Albany. He started his public accounting career working for a large regional firm in Astoria and later in Portland, then spent 11 years as a controller for a not-for-profit lending institution in Salem before joining Boldt Carlisle + Smith in January 2017. He has been a member of OSCPA since 1995.
• Director Gary N. McGee, CPA, is the founder and managing partner of Gary McGee & Co. LLP, a highly specialized independent accounting firm based in Portland that works exclusively with non-profit, tax-exempt organizations and their donors. Gary has worked in the tax-exempt community for more than 30 years. He has been an OSCPA member since 1991.
• Director Charles R. Mello, CPA, is an audit partner at Deloitte LLP in Portland, where he has worked for more than 15 years, focusing on the power, utility, and health care sectors. Charles has been an OSCPA member since 1999.
• Director Tonya M. Moffitt, CPA, is the managing partner of Merina & Company LLP in West Linn. She teaches various continuing professional education classes to CPAs, industry professionals, and students for the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), Oregon Government Finance Officers Association (OGFOA), and other organizations. She has been an OSCPA member since 2004.
• Director Robert J. Riley, CPA, is an owner at Isler Northwest LLC in Portland. Rob focuses his practice in the elder care continuum, real estate transactions, manufacturing businesses, and professional service firms (legal and consulting). He has been an OSCPA member since 2003.
The Oregon Society of CPAs, founded in 1908, is a voluntary association of CPAs engaged in public practice, industry, government, and education. In addition, prospective CPAs may hold membership as affiliate members. With nearly 4,500 members statewide, as well as in other states and countries, the OSCPA is committed to the continuing professional success of our members. For more information about the OSCPA, visit orcpa.org.