The Board

The five members of the Board, including the Chairman, are appointed to staggered five-year terms by the Securities and Exchange Commission, after consultation with the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Secretary of the Treasury.


William D. Duhnke III

William D. Duhnke III was appointed Chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017 and sworn in on January 2, 2018. His current term expires on October 24, 2022.

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J. Robert Brown, Jr.

J. Robert Brown was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017 and sworn in on February 1, 2018. His current term expires on October 24, 2021.

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James G. Kaiser

James G. Kaiser was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017 and sworn in on March 1, 2018. His current term expires on October 24, 2020.

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Duane M. DesParte

Duane M. DesParte was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2017 and sworn in on April 9, 2018. His current term expires on October 24, 2023.

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Rebekah Goshorn Jurata

Rebekah Goshorn Jurata was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in October 2019 and sworn in on November 4, 2019. Her current term expires on October 24, 2024.

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Former Chairmen and Board members