Chapter News

Detroit Chapter

TEI’s Detroit Chapter presented Kathy Castillo the Chapter Meritorious Service Award. Chris Tressler, Detroit Chapter representative, and Teri Hull, Region 5 vice president, presented the award to Castillo and spoke to attendees about her many contributions. Castillo has held key roles in the Detroit Chapter and at the Institute level.… Read more »

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Seattle Chapter
Presents Chapter Award

TEI’s Seattle Chapter presented Sheri Dunn with the TEI Meritorious Chapter Service Award. Dunn retired from Weyerhaeuser Company in September 2016 and served as an officer of the Seattle Chapter board from 2007 to 2012. Dunn actively supported the annual process for the education program, using her knowledge of tax… Read more »

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Harrisburg Chapter
Holds 21st Annual Tax Conference

TEI’s Harrisburg Chapter recently hosted its annual full-day tax conference at the Hershey Country Club in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This event, a calendar highlight for both the chapter and Region 4, provides yearly networking and educational opportunities for central Pennsylvania corporate tax departments, attorneys, and CPAs. Speakers from CPA firms KPMG,… Read more »

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Chicago Chapter
Holds Annual International Tax Seminar

On November 20, 2019, TEI’s Chicago Chapter held its annual International Tax Seminar, sponsored by McDermott Will & Emery and PwC. A highlight of the daylong program was the presentation of honorary TEI membership and a plaque to Janice Lucchesi, a longtime member of the Chicago Chapter and a past… Read more »

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Chicago Chapter
Holds Annual Meeting

TEI’s Chicago Chapter held its annual meeting June 18 at the Dalcy Event Hall. The event began with opening remarks by outgoing chapter president Cathy Stevens on strong meeting attendance, high membership levels, and terrific sponsor support. Stevens then introduced Kathy Varga, the chapter’s incoming president. After Varga addressed attendees… Read more »

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Oklahoma City Chapter
Awards Scholarship

Scholarship recipient, Kirstin Robertson, from the University of Oklahoma (left), and Steve Crall, director of corporate taxes at OGE Energy Corp. and Oklahoma City Chapter representative.

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Region VIII
Holds Annual Conference

The TEI Region VIII Annual Conference was held on beautiful and very hot Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, at the oceanfront Westin Hilton Head Island Resort, June 26–30. The conference focused on the key issues facing tax professionals and departments today, including new Tax Act challenges, accounting changes, and technology… Read more »

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Regions VI and VII
Hold Annual TEI/IRS Liaison Meeting

TEI Regions VI and VII held the annual TEI/IRS Liaison Meeting on May 16, 2019. ExxonMobil graciously hosted the event in Spring, Texas, at its state-of-the-art 385-acre campus. Nineteen IRS personnel and thirty-four TEI members attended the event. IRS panelists included Gloria Sullivan, IRS director, Western Compliance Practice Area; John… Read more »

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Philadelphia and Harrisburg Chapters
Present Scholarships

A highlight of the TEI Philadelphia and Harrisburg Chapters’ year is awarding scholarships to outstanding students from local universities. The two chapters pool their resources to maximize scholarship awards. In the just-ended 2018–2019 year, they awarded seven $2,000 scholarships.A scholarship candidate must be a junior or senior accounting or business… Read more »

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Enjoys an Afternoon of Baseball (and CPE Credits)
Baltimore-Washington Chapter

The Baltimore-Washington Chapter recently held its annual Washington Nationals/CPE event at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. A morning of continuing professional education followed by an afternoon of baseball proved a winning combination. Tom Frazier, chapter president, and his team organized and coordinated the day’s activities. Frazier personally greeted each participant arriving… Read more »

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