National Association of Black Accountants

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Since 1969, the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. has been the leader in expanding the influence of minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance. The goals of the Association include, but are not limited to, the following: To promote and develop the professional skills of our members; To encourage and assist minority students in entering the accounting profession;  To provide opportunities for members to fulfill their civic responsibility; To ensure long-term financial stability and provide adequate resources to implement chapter, regional, and national programs; and to represent the interests of current and prospective minority accounting professionals.

Southern Illinois University chapter is fully recognized by the regional and national chapters.

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St. Louis Chapter

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NABA Involvement

NABA offers many varied activities. We are recognized for our dedication to hard work, community involvement and leadership. Please take a moment to review some of our activities listed below.

National Convention: NABA hosts annually a national student job convention opened to all students members nationwide. The convention is held in summer. Visit our National chapter to learn more.

Regional Convention: NABA organizes annually in the Fall semester a regional student job conference. Visit our regional chapter to learn more. In the past, a lot of student members obtained a job position at the conference.

Ernst&Young hosts a preconference for the students attending the central region conference. It helps them better prepare for the event.

Big 4 Visit: Each Spring, we organize a professional trip to visit the 4 biggest accounting firms. The purpose of the trip is to familiarize our students members with typical accounting firm workplaces.

Community Services: It is mandatory as an NABA student member to maintain 6 hours of community service each semester.

Fundraising Activities: We fundraise throughout the semester in order to attend our regional and national students' job conference.

Professional meetings: We jointly host a professional meeting every Tuesday with the other accounting student organizations. Professional meetings are the means to network with recruiters and professionals from various companies. They also help students prepare for their professional career.

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2012-2013 Academic Year

President:  Johnny Myrick
Vice President, Programming: Fustel Houecande
Vice President, Membership: Shatoyria Jangjirawat 
Secretary:  Lauren Hughes 
Treasurer:  Tiara Wiggins 
Community Services Chair: Jennifer Goodart 
Screp Chair: Lorenzo Barber 
Social Chair: Rukayat Fajolu
Fundraising Chair: Dewone Hobbs 
Webmaster: Jerice Karen Hughes