Maher Duessel is active in the accounting profession’s standard setting process on the national, state, and local levels. Through participation at a leadership level in numerous committees of groups and associations focused on governmental and nonprofit accounting, we can share with clients the latest changes impacting their financial reporting. 

Committees Serving The CPA Profession – National Level

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Not-for-Profit Section Advisory Council
  • AICPA National Pipeline Advisory Group
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Not-for-Profit Resource Group
  • GFOA Special Review Committee for Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports
  • TEGE Exempt Organizations Council
  • Government Finance Officers (GFOA) Popular Annual Financial Report Review Committee

Professional Accounting Committees – State and Local Levels

  • GFOA Pennsylvania State Board
  • GFOA Pennsylvania Central Region Board
  • GFOA Pennsylvania Western Region Board
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Board of Directors
  • PICPA A&A Steering Committee
  • PICPA Professional Ethics Committee
  • PICPA Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board
  • PICPA Education Committee
  • PICPA Future of Audit Thought Leadership Committee
  • PICPA Local Government Committee

Other Professional Involvement

  • Affordable Housing Association of CPA’s
  • African American Chamber of Commerce
  • Allegheny League of Municipalities
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Butler County Chamber of Commerce
  • Chamber of Business & Industry – Centre County
  • County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania
  • Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Local Government Academy
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers 
  • Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability
  • Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities
  • Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials
  • Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association
  • The Provider Alliance
  • West Central Pennsylvania Association of School Board Officials

Professional Involvement