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

Chairman since 2018

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

Board member since 2018

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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Jeanette M. Franzel

Board member since 2012

Board Member Franzel, a certified public accountant, brings extensive audit experience to the PCAOB after a distinguished career at the U.S. Government Accountability Office. She conducts outreach about PCAOB activities to a wide range of external stakeholders.

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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 GradisonFormer Board Member20022011<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. NiemeierFormer Board Member20022011<a href="/About/Board/Former/Pages/CharlesDNiemeier_Speeches.aspx">Public Statements</a>Former