March 27, 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

Chapter Operations Topics:

  • Managing growth
  • Keeping members active
  • Innovative recruiting for members/officers
  • Strong alumni base
  • 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, March 27, 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 Jessica Woody for more information.

Friday, March 27

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, March 27th by 1PM MDT, 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
 EY  Paige Sacks, Past Professional Partners Chair
 Wipfli LLP  Kristin Kallies, Co-liaison
 BDO USA, LLP  Sarah Turcotte
 Deloitte LLP  Kelly Brastrom
 KPMG LLP  Jennifer Neal
 NASBA  Ashley Metivier
 Protiviti  Katelyn Sypher

Mary E. Medley, Chief Executive Officer, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants

Medley is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Colorado Society of CPAs, leading a staff of 13 professionals in delivering member and community services. She also coordinates the organiztaion's legislative activities as a registered lobbyist. A frequent speaker before CPAs, students, and national audiences on topics including professional issues, business writing, effective presentation skills, and business etiquette, Medley represents the membership organization before regulatory bodies such as the Colorado State Board of Accountancy and Colorado Department of Revenue.

Medley serves on the accounting department advisory boards for the University of Denver and the University of Northern Colorado. She was the 2011-2014 president of the Colorado JumpStaart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. Active with the American Institute of CPAs, she served a four-year stint on the AICPA's Strategic Planning Committee, terms on the AICPA Pre-certification Education Exectuive Committee and Committee Operations Committee, and as a trustee for the AICPA Foundation, which provides funding for the Accounting Doctoral Scholars program, minority initiatives, the national financial literacy program, and Ph.D. support.

Involved with the national Pathways Commisssion effort to reocmmend fundamental change in the education of accountants, Medley most recently served on the State Society Relations Committee of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.

In October 1996, she was named Accounting Today magazine's list of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.

Medley received her bachelor's degree in English from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas. She joined Southwestern's Board of Trustees in October, 2012, and chairs its Compensation Committee in addition to serving on its Executive Committee.

If you were scheduled to present in Chapter Operations, please send your PowerPoint presentation to by 1 PM MDT, Friday, March 27th. The week following the regional meeting, the presentations will be available on this webpage. 

Keeping Members Active

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Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

Students belonging to Beta Alpha Psi consistently demonstrate professionalism and preparedness. As an employer, it is evident that commitment and passion goes into each and every event planned by the organization. We have great appreciation for the hard work put forth by the students.

Leanne Lutkus
Moss Adams