College of Certified Accountants Announces New Governing Board
The College of Certified Public Accountants of Puerto Rico (CCPA) recently announced its new Governing Board for 2021-2022 during the Gala Night of the Annual Convention Adding to the Future held at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Resort.
The new president is CPA Oscar E. Cullen Ramos, who has worked for more than 35 years as a certified public accountant for local and international companies.
“Presiding over our College is an honor and a distinction that I appreciate, as well as a great responsibility that I will have to honor with great effort, commitment, dedication, and determination. I assume the commitment to implement our recently prepared strategic plan, which covers the next five years and was approved by our last Governing Board. I have the task and the commitment to draw the route and implement the plan on firm footing,” he said during his acceptance speech.
The Executive Committee was constituted by the following members: former president Rosa M. Rodríguez Ramos; president-elect Aixa González Reyes; first vice president Ricardo Guzmán López de Victoria; second vice president Elisa Vélez Pérez; secretary Cynthia J. Rijo Sánchez; undersecretary Edmy A. Rivera Colón; treasurer Orlando Torres Torregrosa; assistant treasurer William E. Guardiola Vargas; and executive director Jaime Sanabria Hernández. The directors are Nelson Maldonado Rodríguez, Giancarlo Esquilín Lebrón, Olga D. Alfonzo Martínez, Néstor Torres Rivera, Gerardo Torres Roldan, Myriam E. Colón Ouslán, Víctor Pizarro Núñez; and, as representative before the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Bernardo Bravo Acosta.
The presidents of the eight chapters are Idalia Pérez Torres, North Area; Orben J. Irizarry Oliver, Bayamón; Joel Rodríguez Fernández, Caguas; Samuel Vargas Rivera, Mayagüez; Edith Ortiz Pérez, Ponce; José E. Rosa Rivera, Río Piedras; Javier E. Rivera Torres, San Juan; and Joaquín Torres Hernández, state of Florida.
“We have great challenges that we have to face together. That is why I trust in the commitment of all colleagues to continue working for our island’s socio-economic development, ” said Cullen Ramos.