Accounting Examining Board

The Accounting Examining Board has is created in Wis. Stat. § 15.405(1) and has authority as outlined in Wis. Stat. ch. 442.


The members of the Accounting Examining Board are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Board consists of 5 members who hold certificates as certified public accountants, and 2 public members. 

MemberOfficerMember ​​​TypeTerm Expiration
Friedman, ​Michael E.
​Accountant Member
​Schlichting, David K.
​Vice Chairperson
​Accountant Member
​Strautmann, Susan M.
​Accountant Member
​Barron, Thuy T.

​Accountant Member
Misey, Robert
​Public Member​7/1/2025​
Phillips, Joan M. ​Accountant Member​7/1/2027
Reinemann, John​Public Member​7/1/2025

*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.


The Accounting Examining Board issued ​​​an Extension of CPA Examination Credits statement, December 27, 2023. 

Account​​ing Examining Board Legislative Report

​The Accounting Examining Board has adopted an emergency rule that modifies administrative code requirements in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The emergency rule provides that credit for a passed section of the Uniform CPA Examination with an expiration date of March 16, 2020 to December 30, 2020 is retained until December 31, 2020.​

Emergency Rule EmR2022: Candidates for Certification​​  ​​​

The Accounting Examining Board has issued a guidance document concerning the carryforward and carryback of continuing professional education credits.​

Carry Forward of CPE Credits​


Last Updated: 12/5/2023​