Executive Board


R. Frank Abel, CPA/CFF, CFE, CIDA


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  

Board Members

  • 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; and
  • improvements to the web site.



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 timeframe. An announcement for nominations will be made to the membership prior to the election.

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