Ted Williamson is a Partner with the accounting firm of RubinBrown, LLP, and is the Vice Chair of the firm's Public Sector Service Group. Ted has 20 years of experience in public accounting, focusing primarily on audits of governmental entities, colleges and universities, and single audits. Ted is a frequent speaker on governmental accounting topics for organizations such as the GFOA (at the national, state and local levels), the Missouri Society of CPA's, the Missouri Municipal League, and others. Ted is also a current member of the AICPA's Private Company Practice Section (PCPS) Technical Issues Committee (TIC), and is currently the Chair of TIC's Zone 3 subcommittee, which reviews and comments on proposed governmental accounting pronouncements. In this capacity, Ted has had the opportunity to interact directly with GASB members and staff during the due process phase of the development of new accounting standards.