AICPA financial literacy campaign praised.The Institute's 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy campaign (www.360financialliteracy.org) was cited for excellence--for the third and fourth times since its inception in May 2004.
For an unprecedented second consecutive year, the program received the 2005 Summit Award from the American Society of Association Executives The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) is a non-profit professional organization for executive directors and executive vice presidents of professional societies both in the United States and abroad. (ASAE ASAE American Society of Association Executives
ASAE American Society of Agricultural Engineers (Society for Engineering in Agricultural, Food, and Biological Systems)
ASAE Alkali-Sulfite-Anthraquinone-Ethanol ). The ASAE's Associations Advance America Awards honor innovative projects in public education and other fields. The campaign also won the Association for Women in Communications' 2005 Clarion Award in the public affairs campaign category. This citation recognizes superior advertising and marketing, publications, collateral materials, public relations and multimedia programs.
Carl George, chair of the AICPA AICPA
See American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). National CPA (Computer Press Association, Landing, NJ) An earlier membership organization founded in 1983 that promoted excellence in computer journalism. Its annual awards honored outstanding examples in print, broadcast and electronic media. The CPA disbanded in 2000. Financial Literacy Commission and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Clifton Gunderson LLP, said, "The recognition our program has received tells us that the CPA profession was right in identifying the need for financial literacy education in this country. These awards also are a tribute to the state CPA societies and the many thousands of CPAs who have devoted their time, energy and creativity to improving the level of financial literacy in America."
Earlier the 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy program had earned a Crystal Award and a Web Star Award (www. aicpa.org/pubs/jofa/aug2005/inside.htm).