Three named to national posts

2014-08-10T00:00:00Z Three named to national posts The Billings Gazette
August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Three members of the Billings Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance have been named to national posts.

Renée M. Richards, CPA, has been named national director of the 2014-2015 national board of directors for AFWA. She is the owner of Renée M. Simmons, PC, a CPA firm in Billings. An AFWA member since 2004, Richards has served on the National Board since 2013, was a regional director from 2010 to 2013 and was president of the Billings Chapter in 2009. Richards is also a member of Montana Society of CPAs.

Linda E. Harris, CPA, has been named vice president of the 2014-2015 national board of directors for the AFWA. Harris is the owner of Linda E. Harris, CPA, PC, in Absarokee. An AFWA member since 1993, Harris has served on the AFWA National Board since 2009, served as a regional director and the Billings Chapter board of directors. Harris also served on the Montana Board of Public Accountants for five years and on numerous other boards.

Christie Lininger has been named director of the 2014-2015 national board of directors for the AFWA Foundation. She is a member of the Billings Chapter 100 in Montana. Lininger is a president at BookEnds Inc. in Billings, a bookkeeping and payroll service. An AFWA member since 2006 and a donor of The Foundation since 2006, Lininger has served on the Billings chapter’s board of directors in many capacities and as president in 2013. Lininger is also a member of the Foundation of AFWA’s educational committee, Mary Craig Scholarship golf committee chair and a member of the Mardi Gras Montana committee.

For more information about AFWA, go online to afwa.org/foundation/#.U5B7Vp3D8qI.

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