The Board

The five members of the Board, including the Chairman, are appointed to staggered five-year terms by the Securities and Exchange Commission, after consultation with the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Secretary of the Treasury.


William D. Duhnke III

William D. Duhnke III was appointed Chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017 and sworn in on January 2, 2018. 


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Kathleen M. Hamm

Kathleen M. Hamm was appointed a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017, and sworn in on January 2, 2018.


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J. Robert Brown, Jr.

J. Robert Brown was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017, and sworn in on February 1, 2018.


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James G. Kaiser

James G. Kaiser was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017, and sworn in on March 1, 2018.


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Duane M. DesParte

Duane M. DesParte was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017, and sworn in on April 9, 2018.


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Former Chairmen and Board members

 

 

William J. McDonoughhttps://pcaobus.org/About/Board/Former/Pages/WilliamJMcDonough.aspxWilliam J. McDonoughChairman20032005<a href="/About/Board/Former/Pages/WilliamJMcDonough_Speeches.aspx">Public Statements</a>Former
Kayla J. Gillanhttps://pcaobus.org/About/Board/Former/Pages/KaylaGillan.aspxKayla J. GillanBoard Member20022008<a href="/About/Board/Former/Pages/KaylaGillan_Speeches.aspx">Public Statements</a>Former
Mark W. Olsonhttps://pcaobus.org/About/Board/Former/Pages/MarkWOlson.aspxMark W. OlsonChairman, 2006-200920062009<a href="/About/Board/Former/Pages/MarkWOlson_Speeches.aspx">Public Statements</a>Former
Bill Gradisonhttps://pcaobus.org/About/Board/Former/Pages/BillGradison.aspxBill GradisonBoard Member, 2002-201120022011<a href="/About/Board/Former/Pages/BillGradison_Speeches.aspx">Public Statements</a>Former
Charles D. Niemeierhttps://pcaobus.org/About/Board/Former/Pages/CharlesDNiemeier.aspxCharles D. NiemeierBoard Member, 2002-201120022011<a href="/About/Board/Former/Pages/CharlesDNiemeier_Speeches.aspx">Public Statements</a>Former