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Executive Board

Ken Demianchick, PhD., AFA, ATP
Former Assistant Comptroller, Maryland

Bruce Hall, CFE

Stacy Lewis, MS, CFE

Stephen J. Lesniewski, Jr., CFE, CIG, CIA
Baltimore City SIU, Department of Public Works

Mark Mason, CFE
HR Investigator, Anne Arundel Public Schools

Heather McLaughlin, CFE
Compliance Coordinator, Maryland Board of Pharmacy

Deborah Pasto, CPA, CFE, CRMA

Laura Tucholski, CFE, CPA, CIA, CRMA
Internal Auditor, Harford County Public Schools

Board Meeting Highlights

At a Sept. 20, 2019 meeting the volunteer Board discussed plans for:

  • a November meeting at Stevenson University
  • providing funds for scholarships and an academic forensic program
  • improvements to the web site.

Board Members

R. Frank Abel, CPA/CFF, CFE, CIDAPresident
Lecturer, Salisbury University

Alan E. Small, MBA, CFE, CIA, CCA, AFTA
Immediate Past President
Director, Internal Audit, President's Office, Morgan State U.

Robert Hauf, CFE
Vice President
Consultant, (formerly with the Maryland Board of Nursing)

Robert N. Cantor, CPA, CVA, CFE
Manager, Hertzbach & Company, P.A.

Daniel Semick, MPA, CFE, CGFM
Former Senior Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Regina Miante, CPA, CFE, CICA, CPC, CPIP
Training Director Maryland Department of Health

Election to the Board

The following individuals took office in July 2019 to begin serving a 2-year term, based on the results of the April 2019 election:

President: R. Frank Abel

Treasurer: Robert N. Cantor

Training Director: Regina Miante

Board of Directors:

Ken Demianchik
Heather McLaughlin
Deborah Pasto
Stephen J. Lesniewski, Jr.

The positions of other officers and board members will be up for election in the March-April 2020 time frame. An announcement for nominations will be made to the membership prior to the election.

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