The new Board members are: President: Tracey Solomon, Senior Audit Manager/Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP; Vice President: Gail Gillies; Treasurer: Tom Maraszek/Cottage Health Systems; Secretary: Jim Wilcox; Membership Director: Todd Mesnik, CFO/ Santa Barbara Auto Group; Communications Director & Webmaster: Dana Dunaway, Finance & Systems Director/ Beneflex Insurance Services, Inc.

The January chapter dinner meeting will be held on Wednesday January 9th, and is open to the public. The topic is “HEALTH CARE REFORM-Are you ready for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? The speakers are Lesa Caputo and Dan Cattaneo of Beneflex Insurance Services, Inc. The cost of the meeting is $25.00. Registration starts at 5:30 at Marmalade Café, 3825 State Street. I unit of CPE credit is offered. Seating is limited. Reservations are required, and can be made by emailing

IMA® (, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, provides a forum for research, practice development, education, knowledge sharing, and advocacy of the highest ethical and best business practices. IMA is a collective voice for professionals around the world who work in business, distinct from public accounting.

The Santa Barbara Chapter of IMA meets monthly September through May on the second Wednesday of every month. Meeting times and locations vary. Check the website or contact for more information.


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