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Former NASBA chair takes top spot at GASB

David Vaudt, former chair of the US National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and Iowa Auditor of State, has been named as the successor to Richard Atamore as Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) chairman.

GASB is an independent, not-for-profit organisation charged with establishing and improving financial accounting and reporting standards for US state and local governments.

Vaudt will begin in the role when Attamore retires on 1 July, and will serve a single seven-year term.

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