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July 21, 2011

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2011 Michael H. Urbach, CPA, Community Builders Award Now Accepting Nominations

Submission Accepted through August 22nd, 2011

Sponsored by the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

In recognition of the important role, talents and leadership that a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York State can provide as a board member for community-based charities, NYCON and NYSSCPA are pleased to announce the 8th Annual Michael H. Urbach, CPA, Community Builders Award.
The award is named in honor of the late Michael H. Urbach, CPA, former partner of Urbach, Kahn and Werlin, former NYS Commissioner of Tax and Finance and Chair of the State Employees federated Appeal, and board leader of a number of charities.

Award Criteria & Submission

Candidates must:

  1. Be a CPA in good standing and a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants;
  2. Have served as an Officer on at least 3 different charitable 501(c)(3) community-based nonprofits with service as President/Chair at least once;
  3. Have demonstrated exemplary board leadership resulting in significant and positive organizational impact including, but not limited to, financial turn-around, growth, and/or organizational re-structuring; and
  4. Preference will be given to nominees whose board leadership accomplishments have been with community-based charities.

Deadline – August 22, 2011
Nominations addressing the candidate’s qualifications must be received by August 22nd. Nominators are strongly encouraged to address the candidate’s qualifications related to the four (4) criteria’s mentioned above and to include at least three (3) letters of support from the charities who have benefited from the candidate’s volunteer leadership.

Send seven (7) packets of nomination materials to:

Urbach Community Builders Award Committee
New York Council of Nonprofits
272 Broadway
Albany NY 12204
or email the packet to Melissa Currado, Executive Assistant to the CEO at mcurrado.

Announcement & Presentation

The 2011 award will be formally presented at the Annual Member Meeting of NYCON slated for the afternoon of October 6th at Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, New York.

The Luncheon will take place during CAMP FINANCE, a two-day retreat that provides the very best in knowledge, skill and strategy sessions for your staff and volunteer leaders.

In honor of the late Harold Mandel, a certified public accountant who worked for Urbach, Kahn & Werlin in Albany, NY and retired in West Palm Beach, FL, the 2011 Urbach Honoree has the privilege to award one (1) nonprofit executive of their choice a Camp Finance scholarship in Hal’s name. In 2009, Mr. Mandel’s family accepted a posthumous Michael H. Urbach, CPA Community Builders Award in his tribute.

Past Urbach Award Honorees

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2010
Edward S. Mucenski, CPA of Potsdam

2009
Lewis "Lew" Kramer, CPA of Chappaqua

2008
Mel Zachter, CPA of Staten Island

2007
Eugene H. Fleishman, CPA of Poughkeepsie

2006
Craig Sickler, CPA from

Kingston

2005
Paul Battaglia

CPA from Batavia

For More Information
visit NYCON at
WWW.NYCON.ORG

or contact
Melissa Currado at (800) 515-5012 or mcurrado

Co-sponsored by
The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
 
nysscpa
www.nysscpa.org

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