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Certified Public Accountants

General Information

The District of Columbia Board of Accountancy regulates the licenses of professional accountants and protects consumers by upholding the District of Columbia accountancy license law.

The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor. Four members must each hold a license as a certified public accountant (CPA) in the District, hold a valid permit to practice, and have practiced public accountancy as a CPA in the District for a minimum of five years at the time of appointment. One member must be a non-accountant representing consumers. Three members of the Board constitute a quorum.

The Board meets the first Friday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs located at 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024.

Board meeting minutes are available at www.open-dc.gov.

Important Dates

2020 NASBA Conference/Meetings Calendar:
38th Annual Conference for Executive Directors and Board Staff
March 16-18, 2020, Clearwater Beach, FL

Eastern Regional Meeting 2020
June 9-11, 2020, White Sulphur Springs, WV

113th Annual Meeting
November 1-4, 2020, San Diego, CA

Meeting Dates

  • December 6, 2019
  • January 10, 2020
  • February 7, 2020
  • March 6, 2020
  • April (recess)
  • May 1, 2020
  • June 5, 2020
  • July 10, 2020
  • August (no meeting)
  • September 11, 2020
  • October 2, 2020
  • November 6, 2020
  • December 4, 2020

License Renewal

The renewal date is December 31, 2020.

Complete a reinstatement application by clicking here. View the Accountancy renewal notice by clicking here.

Look up a License

Need to find the status of a licensee? 

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Licensing Services

To apply for a license or access the online portal, please click here.

Please contact a customer service representative at 1-866-270-9817 if you have any questions or you do not know the email address linked with your license.

Click here for a list of fees.

Board Members & Staff

Board Members

  • Robert Todero – Chair, CPA
  • Antonia Browning Smiley – CPA
  • Angela Avant – CPA
  • Joseph Drew – Consumer Member
  • Bridget Gagne – CPA

To apply for a vacancy, please visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments for more information and an application.

Commission Staff

  • Leon Lewis – Executive Director
  • Grace Yeboah Ofori – Board Administrator
  • Kevin Cyrus – Education Coordinator
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