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The primary purpose of the Communications section of the Board is to promote a greater knowledge and understanding of the Board's activities through the preparation and distribution of publications and information. These publications, such as the Board's monthly newsletter, the Activity Review, provide licensees, the public, and interested third parties with timely and accurate information about the activities of the Board. The Communications section maintains the Board's we site and manages its social media presence (Twitter and Facebook). In addition, the Communications section is responsible for writing and editing all reports, brochures, press releases, and publications released by the Board. Additional duties of the Communications Section include assisting the Executive Staff with the preparation of documents for the monthly Board meetings, assisting the Executive Director with requests for public record information, researching issues of interest to the Board and assisting with the promulgation of in-office documents.


Lisa R. Hearne, Manager

(919) 733-4208

Mailing Address: NC State Board of CPA Examiners, Attn.: Communications, PO Box 12827, Raleigh, NC 27605-2827 

Fax Number: (919)733-4209, Attn.: Communications



The Activity Review, the Board's monthly newsletter, is provided at no charge to licensees, exam candidates, and educators and is the primary means by which these individuals are informed of the Board's activities. In addition to covering disciplinary actions, licensing activities, and upcoming deadlines, the Activity Review also discusses topics of interest to the accounting professional and students. Subscriptions to the Activity Review are available to the general public for $12.00 per year. To subscribe to the newsletter, complete the subscription form and mail to: NC State Board of CPA Examiners, Attn.: Communications, PO Box 12827, Raleigh, NC 27605-2827. Back issues (2007-present) of the newsletter are available on this website.


Press Releases

To keep the public abreast of the Board's activities, periodic press releases, such as the monthly listing of CPA certificates issued and the quarterly list of successful exam candidates, are distributed State-wide to a number of newspapers, schools, colleges, and other members of the business community. A list of recent press releases is available on the Press Releases page of this website.