Gulf Coast Chapter

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Robin Knuth
(941) 929-7725

Shelly Parmet-Evans
(941) 366-1040

Jesse Kohler
(941) 366-3600

Bill Kaser
(727) 579-0383

CPE Chapter Liaison
Leonard Belli
(941) 923-1881

Region III Representative
Michael Halfast
(813) 293-4175

Staff Representative
Debra Kelly
(850) 224-2727

Board of Directors

David Cumberland
Jay Miller
Marcia Savage


Welcome to the Florida Institute of CPAs Gulf Coast Chapter page. Here you will find information of upcoming events involving our chapter.

Our chapter is committed to the accountancy profession through education, training and community involvement. Our members provide outstanding service to public and private institutions as well as individuals.

Please contact any one of our chapter officers if you have questions or need more information, and I look forward to seeing you at our next event.

Upcoming Events
06/18 - 06/19/2015 Gulf Coast Seminar Days Pensacola


The Gulf Coast Chapter Nominating Committee has nominated the following officers for the 2014-2015 year. Elections will be held at the monthly meeting in June.

Chair: Shelly Parmet-Evans
Chair-Elect: William Kaser 
Secretary: Jessie Kohler
Treasurer: Ildiko Toth
CPE Liaison: Leonard Belli

Director: David Cumberland 
Director: Robin Knuth 
Director: Jay Miller 
Director: Marcia Savage

According to FICPA Policies and Procedures, Section VI (4), any one percent (1%) of Voting members of the Chapter may petition and submit supplemental nominations for Officers and/or Board of Directors, provided that such nominations be filed with the Secretary at least twenty days prior to the date of the election of officers. Notice of such supplemental nominations shall be provided by the Secretary to all Voting members at least ten days prior to the election of Officers
and Board of Directors.

Save the Date

July 7, 2015 - Maximizing Deductions through Customized Retirement Plans, presented by William H. Black

Back row L to R: David Cumberland - FICPA EDF Trustee (presented the scholarships). Scholarship Recipients, Campus Ambassador and Gulf Coast Chapter officers: Colleen Bankuty – EDF Scholarship, Elizabeth Greene – Gerald J. Cavanaugh Endowment Scholarship, Blanca M. Aquino Luque – EDF Scholarship, Alice Finn – Gerald J. Cavanaugh Scholarship, Alicia Whitworth – FICPA Campus Ambassador at USF-Sarasota/Manatee, Shelly Parmet-Evans (FICPA Gulf Coast Chapter Chair-elect), Robin Knuth (Gulf Coast Chapter Chair), Leonard Belli (Gulf Coast Chapter Past-Chair). Front row L to R: Michelle Strouse – Michael R. Pender, Jr. Endowment Scholarship, Dalila Montalvo – EDF Scholarship, Maria Piyaykina – EDF Scholarship, Devin Archer – EDF Scholarship.