Thank you to members and guests that attended the Annual Regulatory & Economic Update on January 16th. Michael Seelhoff, CPA and Rachel Deaton from Bland & Associates gave an update on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act that will impact the 2019 tax-filing season.
We are excited to welcome Pam Hernandez from The Right Reflection to speak at our February 21st meeting. Pam will present on how unconscious bias patterns that women face can lead to self-limiting beliefs. Registration is now open for our February meeting. We will be offering 1 CPE credit.
It’s hard to believe that our Public Relations Dinner is quickly approaching! We have a fantastic keynote speaker confirmed and are close to finalizing speakers for continuing education that will be offered in the afternoon. Save the date on your calendar, May 7, 2019, it will be here before you know it.
The Omaha chapter will open the spring scholarship application within the next week. Scholarships will be available for Undergraduate and Graduate students of accounting and finance. Deadline to apply is March 30th. We recommend applicants also apply for scholarships available through The Foundation which are due on April 1st.
We are accepting board member nominations for the 2019-2020 year. Serving on the board of the Omaha chapter of the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance is a great opportunity to deepen your leadership skills and meet new people. If you are interested in learning more about serving on the board, please email me at [email protected]. I would be glad to talk to you and share more about this opportunity.
Quick reminder to log into the website for both the Omaha chapter and National website to update your member profile. We would like to keep in contact with you so we can send you information about upcoming events.
Pam Hernandez - Unconscious Bias Patterns & Self-limiting Beliefs
Lunch will be provided.
For more information about Pam Hernandez, please visit her website here.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – After Tax Season Social – Pub Trivia
5:00pm - 7:00pm // DJ’s Dugout - Miracle Hills (777 N. 114th Street, Omaha, NE 68154)
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 – Annual PR Dinner & CPE Event
1:00pm - 8:00pm // Omaha Country Club (6900 Country Club Rd., Omaha, NE 68152)
Scholarship applications are now available!
The Undergraduate/Graduate Scholarship and the Certification Scholarship applications are due Saturday, March 30, 2019.
Visit the Scholarship page of the Omaha AFWA website to view additional details and to download the application(s).
Foundation Scholarship Program
The Foundation of AFWA has opened it's Spring Scholarship program. Applications are now available for Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students of accounting and finance. Deadline to apply is Monday, April 1, 2019. Click now for more information.
Board Member Nominations
Looking forward to the 2020-2021 year, we are now accepting board member nominations. Please send your nominations to [email protected].
Looking to do more in AFWA? Let us know! We are looking for members to volunteer on our committees to help make meetings and events the best they can be.
Annual Regulatory & Economic Update
January 16, 2019
Michael Seelhoff and Rachel Deaton from Bland & Associates, P.C. provided a very informative presentation on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and how the tax legislation may affect individuals and businesses.
Did you know?
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NEW YEAR MEMBERSHIP PROMOTION
Now is a great time to join AFWA! Through the end of February, the $25 New Member application fee is waived - no promo code needed!
Visit AFWA.ORG/join to take advantage of this promotion.
WE MISS YOU!
Did you membership lapse? Here is your chance to reinstate your membership!
AFWA is willing to waive your $25 renewal fee. Find more details at AFWA.ORG/COMEBACK
We can't wait to have you back!!
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2018-2019 AFWA Omaha Chapter Board of Directors
President - Ashley Huss
Past President - Annette Devine, FLMI, ACS
Treasurer – Star Rochell
Secretary - Krystal Elms, CPA
Director of Programming – Jamie Brewer, CPA
Director of Membership - Darlene Lynam
Director of Communication - Rebecca Goodwin, PMP
Empowerment // Integrity // Leadership // Passion