Tracy S. Black of Lincoln was elected the 2009-2010 Chairman of the Board of the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants at the Society’s Annual Meeting held November 3-4 in Omaha.

Black, of Tracy S. Black, CPA of Lincoln, is a sole practitioner providing consulting services to public companies and their counsel related to regulatory investigations and filings, as well as special accounting needs. She previously served more than 17 years with the assurance division of PriceWaterhouseCoppers, LLP, serving both public and private companies in a wide variety of industries.

A society member since 1985, Tracy has been on the Board of Directors since 2002. She served on the Nebraska-Lincoln.Board as treasurer for a number of years and also as a member of the Executive Committee as well as serving on a number of other society committees.

Elected as Chairman-elect for 2009-2010 was John B. Fruhwirth of Drake-Williams Steel, Inc. of Omaha who will become the society’s Chairman of the Board in 2010. Fruhwirth is currently finance director of Drake-Williams in Omaha.

Newly elected directors for the society are Gene G. Garrelts, President of the Orizon Group in Omaha, and Daniel L. Wells, President of Diesel Power Equipment Company in Omaha.

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