The 2012 Michael H. Urbach, CPA., Community Builder’s Award, co-sponsored by the New York State Society of CPAs, honors a Certified Public Accountant in New York State who has exhibited exemplary board leadership in 501(c)3 charities.
This award is named in honor of Michael H. Urbach, CPA. Mr. Urbach was the first CPA to serve as New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance, Chaired the State Employees Federated Appeal, was a former partner and Executive Vice President of the international CPA firm of Urbach, Kahn and Werlin, P.C., former Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer of the New York Power Authority, and had a significant impact on New York’s nonprofit community through board participation and leadership.
He regarded his involvement, especially with boards having financial and administrative challenges, as a unique opportunity to help enact and embrace organizational change for the betterment of the community.
Award Presentation & Program Booklet
The Award will be presented on October 4th, 2012 during the NYCON Annual Meeting at Camp Finance to be held at Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY. Accommodations for the evening prior to the Awards Luncheon for the honoree and his or her guest will be compliments of NYCON.
Past Award Recipients
- The 2011 award recipient was Thomas D. Weddell, CPA of Newburgh, NY
The 2010 award recipient was Edward S. Mucenski, CPA of Potsdam
The 2009 award recipient was Lewis “Lew” Kramer, CPA of Chappaqua
The 2008 award recipient was Mel Zachter, CPA of Staten Island
The 2007 award recipient was Eugene H. Fleishman, CPA of Poughkeepsie
The 2006 award recipient was Craig Sickler, CPA from Kingston
The 2005 award recipient was Paul Battaglia, CPA from Batavia
2012 Program Book Ad Rates: (Deadline for Submission is September 19th)
Outside Back Cover $500
Inside Back Cover $400
Full Page $300
Half Page $150
Business Card Size $50
When & Where
New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON)
Founded in 1927, NYCON is a 501(C)(3) membership-based, mission-driven, statewide association of diverse charitable nonprofit organizations. With over 3,000 members, we work to build the capacity of nonprofits and communities to enhance the quality of life through responsive, cost-effective service. Our mission-based activities are enhanced by three subsidiary corporations: Governance Matters, Inc., Innovative Charitable Initiatives, Inc., and Council Services Plus.