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MNCPA 2020 board ballot

Five candidates on the ballot

| February/March 2020 Footnote

Editor's note: Updated January 30, 2020

Incumbent – Three-year term


Amanda Dick, CPA

Company: Glorvigen Tierney Lind & Co PLLP

Position: Partner

Years of MNCPA membership: 16

Why do I want to continue serving on the MNCPA board of directors?

I’m very passionate about the work the MNCPA does, especially continuing education and the wonderful support offered to our members from various communication networks to referrals and recruitment. I would be honored to continue to serve another term on the board.


Incumbent – Three-year term


Cameron Edgar, CPA


Company: RSM US LLP

Position: Audit partner

Years of MNCPA membership: 14

Why do I want to continue serving on the MNCPA board of directors?

I would like to continue to serve on the MNCPA board of directors because I have been able to see firsthand the impact this organization has on the CPA profession in Minnesota. I am excited to continue to be involved in order to make a difference and assist our profession to adapt as it faces challenges with significant technological changes in the near future.
 

Incumbent – Three-year term


Charles Esler, CPA


Company: Hennepin Healthcare

Position: Controller

Years of MNCPA membership: 16

Why do I want to continue serving on the MNCPA board of directors?

It would be a privilege to continue to serve alongside such talented personnel for such a talented organization. I’m hopeful the board provided the strategic guidance desired by the organization and its members during my first term, and I would like to continue to contribute to the outcomes where able.
 

New – Three-year term


Warren (Boz) Bostrom, CPA, MBT


Company: College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University

Position: Associate professor of accounting and finance

Years of MNCPA membership: 22

Why do I want to serve on the MNCPA board of directors?

I have a strong network of both active CPAs and accounting professors. I believe I can serve as a bridge between the two groups so educators are teaching the skills that are needed in the profession.
 

New – Three-year term


Matt Svendsen, CPA, CGMA, MBT


Company: Pohlad Companies

Position: Vice president, business and investment holdings

Years of MNCPA membership: 7

Why do I want to serve on the MNCPA board of directors?

I want to help ensure continued growth of the CPA profession, so it is extremely important we continue to attract young adults to the profession. This divide has the potential to grow further apart if we cannot get more young people to consider accounting as a career path.