April 3, 2020
Virtual attendance
Theme: Honor the Past and Embrace the Future

The physical meeting has been canceled. This meeting will be held virtually (information will be sent from the Executive Office and your Chapter Advocate). If you have any questions, please email bap@bap.org.

Chapter Operations Topics:

  • Keeping Members Active
  • Strong Alumni Base
  • Engaging Community Service Event
  • Wild card

Registration is still open for virtual attendance ($60). If you have already registered for the regional meeting, you will receive a refund of the difference. 


Friday, April 3, 2020

Registration Fees

Virtual attendance is $60. If you have already registered for the regional meeting, you will receive a refund of the difference the week following your regional meeting.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made due to the Coronavirus will be refunded. Please contact Mackenzie Keel for more information.

Friday, April 3

1-1:15PM Opening Remarks

1:15-2PM Keynote Speaker

2-3PM Professional Sessions

3-4PM Professional Sessions

If your chapter has qualified to present, please submit your recorded video (no more than 8 minutes) here. Submissions are due Friday, April 3rd by 1PM CDT, no exceptions.

If the chapter opts out of the meeting, we will refund their registration fee in full but they will not be eligible for Best Practices.

The following are options to record your Best Practices presentations:

  • Have a single team member deliver the presentation with PowerPoint.
  • Have each team member record their portion separately, then combine the video files.
  • If the students have access to Zoom, create a Zoom meeting and record a presentation that way.

Additional requirements:

  • Videos should be uploaded to YouTube under the submitting BAP chapter's YouTube account or the account of someone participating in the video.
  • The video should be made public or unlisted on YouTube. Do NOT make the video private.
  • The video must be able to be embedded so that it can be posted to our judges web page.
  • The PPT presentation must include your university name and what category you are presenting in (ex: “X University_Engagement”).
  • The PPT presentation must be uploaded as attachment via the Wufoo form. No Google Drive or private university links will be allowed. The Executive Office must be able to have access to the file upon entry submission. No emailed links to the Executive Office will be reviewed.

If you have any questions, please contact the Executive Office.

Firm/Organization Professional Partner
 Surgent CPA Review  Paul Wiese, Professional Partners Chair, Co-liaison
 AFWA  Kris Culliton, Co-liaison
 AAA  Susan Crosson
 Becker Professional Education  Michael Brown, Professional Partners Chair-elect
 Grant Thornton LLP  Chelie Morton
 KPMG LLP  Blane Ruschak

Dan Dustin

Daniel Dustin, CPA, joined NASBA on January 1, 2012, as vice president of state board relations. In this role, Mr. Dustin serves as an advocate for State Boards of Accountancy and finds new ways and opportunities to provide support and service to NASBA’s member boards.

Prior to joining NASBA, Mr. Dustin served as executive secretary of the New York State Board for Public Accountancy, an appointment that was made in 1998 by the New York State Board of Regents. As executive secretary, Mr. Dustin was responsible for professional licensing, practice and conduct, including professional
discipline of Certified Public Accountants and Public Accountants in New York. A key point person in the regulatory process, Mr. Dustin monitored the evolution of professional practice at national and state levels, and developed and drafted proposed legislation and amendments to New York State accountancy rules and

The 2010 recipient of NASBA’s prestigious Lorraine P. Sachs Standard of Excellence Award for distinction in accountancy regulation and public protection, Mr. Dustin is former chair of NASBA’s CPA Examination and Administration Committee, Accountancy Licensee Database Task Force and Executive Directors Committee. He
also served as a member of the AICPA’s Peer Review Task Force and Board of Examiners, including having chaired the BOE’s Operations Committee. Mr. Dustin earned a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree in accounting from Clarkson University, and became a licensed CPA in 1988.

If you were scheduled to present in Chapter Operations, please send your PowerPoint presentation to bap@bap.org by 1 PM CDT, Friday, April 3rd. The week following the regional meeting, the presentations will be available on this webpage. 

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Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Deloitte has supported Beta Alpha Psi at the chapter, regional and national level for decades and been the proud sponsor of the annual best practices competition since 2001. Beta Alpha Psi’s vision fits well with Deloitte’s culture, which is built on inclusion, collaboration, high performance, and opportunity. That combination helps our professionals make a difference individually and collectively, and it makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work.

Jeremy Carrine / Kelly Brastrom