Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing


Maryland Board of Public Accountancy


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The State Board of Public Accountancy qualifies, licenses and regulates individuals seeking licensure to practice as a certified public accountant and firms that offer public accounting services. The Board regulates the practice of public accountancy under the provisions of Business Occupations and Professions Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, Title 2 and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 9, Subtitle 24. The Board investigates complaints against licensees, as well as complaints related to unlicensed practice. The Board may issue a reprimand, suspend or revoke a license as well as assess a civil penalty up to $5,000 for violations of the law and regulations.

Board Members:
Arthur E. Flach, CPA, Chair, CPA, Industry Member (Howard County)
Ross S. Ehudin, Consumer Member, Baltimore City
Clifton B. Jeter, CPA, Industry Member. Montgomery County
Phillip J. Korb, CPA, Education Member, Baltimore County
Leslie A. Mostow, CPA, Industry Member, Montgomery County
Naomi B. Powell, Consumer Member, Prince George's County
Raymond Vicks, Jr., CPA, Industry Member, Montgomery County

Dennis L. Gring, Executive Director
Linda Rhew, Administrative Officer




Public Meetings

Regular business meetings are held at the Board’s office, 500 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, at 9:00 a.m. Business meetings are open to the public. Meeting dates are scheduled for:

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
  (canceled, next meeting January 10, 2017)
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Tuesday June 6, 2017
No Business Meeting in July
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Friday, November 7, 2017
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Agendas and Minutes of Public Meetings

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
State Board for Public Accountancy
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 308
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
(410) 230-6258
Fax: (410) 333-6314
e-mail: cpa@dllr.state.md.us