BAP Professional Partner Representative
Bryant Bernal, Special Programs Manager

BAP Professional Partner Association/Not-for-Profit/Organization

American Accounting Association

About the American Accounting Association

The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, it has a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications. The diversity of our membership creates a fertile environment for collaboration and innovation. Collectively, we shape the future of accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network, ensuring our position as thought leaders in accounting.

Benefits to Becoming a Member of the American Accounting Association

The American Accounting Association provides members access to a broad selection of quality publications, including The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, and Issues in Accounting Education, through the AAA Digital Library, timely meeting announcements and calls for submissions through the AAA website, extensive career advice and one free resume posting per year through the Career Center, as well as networking opportunities and a broad spectrum of resources for teaching, research and practice.

How to Become a Member/Student Member of the American Accounting Association

Student membership in the American Accounting Association is available to all full-time students. Student dues start at an affordable $35 per year and include electronic subscriptions to all three Association-wide journals, The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons and Issues in Accounting Education. Optional special interest section memberships are available starting at just $6 per section. Student members may attend national, section, and regional AAA meetings, often at discounted registration fees, and can purchase Association publications at discounted member prices.

About Bryant Bernal

Bryant Bernal has been the Special Programs Manager at the American Accounting Association since 2024 but has been working with the AAA since 2017. He assists in managing the Pipeline Initiative inside and outside the AAA, as well as helps with social media for the organization. Bryant graduated from the University of Central with a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media.




Representative Contact Information:
American Accounting Association
9009 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202

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