Board Members

     

President

Robert Redfern, CPA

Bob was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy by Governor Mike Beebe on October 10, 2013.  Bobby is a sole practitioner in Danville, Arkansas.  His term expires in October of 2018.

 

Secretary

Mike Watts, CPA

Mike was appointed to the  Arkansas State Board of Public  Accountancy by Governor Mike  Beebe on August 27, 2014.  He is  a retired accounting professor  from Little Rock, Arkansas.  His  term expires in August of 2019.

 

 

Treasurer

Sherry Chesser, CPA

Sherry was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy by Governor Asa Hutchinson in September 2015.  Sherry is a partner with Thomas & Thomas LLP in Little Rock.  Her term expires in August of 2020.

 

 

Member 

David Vaden, CPA 

David was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy by Governor Asa Hutchinson in September 2016. His term expires in August of 2021.

  

Immediate Past President

Jeremy Watson, CPA

Jeremy was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy by Governor Mike Beebe on August 22, 2013.  He is a partner with Jones & Company in Jonesboro, Arkansas.  His term expires in August of 2017.

 

Member

Lloyd Franklin, CFE (Public Representative)

Lloyd was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy to complete an  unexpired term by Governor Mike Beebe on February 27, 2008, and was re-appointed for a full term by Governor Beebe on March 12, 2014.  He is a retired state police captain from Pine Bluff, Arkansas.  His current term expires in August of 2017. 

 

Jim Gately  

Member

 Jim Gately, EdM (Public Representative)

Jim was appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy by Governor Mike Beebe on March 12, 2014.  He is a retired teacher from Rogers, Arkansas.  His term expires in August of 2018.

Previous Board Members