Sailfish Chapter

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Amy Chappel
(772) 283-7444

Dean Schumm
(772) 221-8882

Wayne Beyer, Sr

Chris Bourdeau
(561) 747-7300

CPE Chapter Liaison
Mari Huff
(407) 607-4000

Staff Representative
Debra Kelly
(850) 224-2727

Board of Directors

Ellen Moran
Barth Satuloff
Sandee Searle
Jay Taylor, Jr


Welcome to the Florida Institute of CPAs Sailfish 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

Save the Date
  • May 5, 2015 - Cobbs Landing in Ft. Pierce - Topic to be announced
  • May 20, 2015 - Manero's in Palm City - Topic to be announced.

4/22/15 - At this meeting there will be voting for officers and board members for the the next FICPA fiscal year starting 6/1/15.  

The Sailfish Chapter Nominating Committee has nominated the following officers for the 2015-2016 year:

Chair:  Dean Schumm
Chair Elect:  Wayne Beyer
Secretary:  Mari Huff
Treasurer:  Ellen Moran
CPE Liason:  Barth Satuloff

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.

If anyone is interested in joining the board or has nominations for officer positions, please contact Amy Chappel, our present Chair @ 772-283-7444

April 23, 2015 - The VNA and Hospice Foundation presents the Davidson CE Seminar for Advisors.  3 hours of tecnical business credits. Topics include "smart planning for retirement plan assets heavily taxed to heirs", "Life state plans that benefit your clients without taxable estates" and other interesting topics.  The Speaker is Pamela Jones Davidson, J.D.  For more information call 772-978-5574, 800-749-5760 or E-mail

May 15 - 18, 2015 - Inaugural Learn@Sea Cruise; 6 hours CPE for $35 - 2 hrs AA, 3TB, and 1 BE; speakers are Mark Brechbill CPA, Mari Huff CPA, CGMA, Gail Jaffe LMHC, and Michael Lampert JD.  For more info call Sandee Searle @ 772-283-1066.  For cruise pricing/booking call Royal Caribbean Group Reservations at 800-465-3595 and mention FICPA Sailfish Group #504810.  Cruise open to all CPAs, friends & family.  Dust off your Passport, learn and have fun!