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Susan M. Cosper

Financial Accounting Standards Board
Technical Director and Chairman of the Emerging Issues Task Force
Norwalk, CT, USA

In February, 2011, Susan Cosper was appointed Technical Director of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Chairman of the Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF). Susan has more than 19 years of diverse financial reporting and auditing experience.  As the FASB's Technical Director, Susan oversees all FASB staff work on standards-level projects, including both major projects and technical application & implementation activities.  As Chairman of the EITF, Susan oversees the operation of the EITF in its role of promulgating implementation guidance within the framework of the Accounting Standards Codification. Between 2005 and 2007 Susan held the roles of  Practice Fellow and Senior Practice Fellow with the FASB. Prior to her most recent appointment at the FASB, Susan was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Susan earned a B.S. in accounting from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is a certified public accountant in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

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