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Toepel, M. G.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1962

Administrative branch,   pp. [371]-[548] PDF (54.0 MB)

Page 372

                 ACCOUNTANCY, BOARD OF
 Members: RUSSELL S. WENZLAFF, president; HARRY J. MILLER, JR.,
     vice president; ARTHUR E. WEGNER, secretary.
 Office of Secretary: 115 S. Pinckney St., Madison.
 Publications: Annual Register.
   This board was created in 1913 when the first accountancy law
 was enacted. In 1935 the Legislature materially strengthened the
 statute. The board, consisting of 3 members, is appointed by the
 Governor. The members must be residents of the state and holders
 of certificates as certified public accountants.
 Functions of the Board.
   1. May prescribe and publish standards of professional conduct
      and rules.
   2. May hold hearings on such standards and rules.
   3. Issues and revokes licenses to certified public accountants.
   4. Holds annual examinations.
   5. Controls reciprocal provisions of the law.
   6. May issue license to person holding such license issued by
      a foreign country.
   7. Enforces law relating to disclosure of interest in any corpo-
      ration, association or copartnership.
   8. May make investigations and conduct hearings on revocations
      or suspensions of licenses.
   9. May officially censure holders of certificates.
 Commissioner: JOE E. NUSBAUM.
 Deputy Commissioner: Vacant.
 Director of Bureau of Engineering: RALPH D. CULBERTSON.
 Director of Bureau of Finance: E. C. GIESSEL.
 Director of Bureau of Management: WALLACE LEMON.
 Director of Bureau of Personnel: C. K. WETTENGEL.
 Director of Bureau of Purchases and Services: HERBERT J. SCHM1IEGE.
 Offices: State Office Building, Madison.
 Publications: Annual Report, Biennial Budget, Annual Fiscal Report,
     and other special publications on various subjects of state opera-
   History. The Department of Administration      was created by
 Chapter 228, Laws 1959. This legislation abolished the former
 Bureaus of Engineering, Personnel, and Purchases; the Department
 of Budget and Accounts, and the Division of Departmental Research
 in the Executive Office. All functions formerly carried on by these
organizations were transferred to the Department of Administra-

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