James Brown and Kristopher Knight Appointed to GASB

March 3, 2017

The Financial Accounting Foundation’s Board of Trustees announced Tuesday the reappointment of James Brown to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (“GASB”). A member of the GASB since 2012, Brown is a former partner at a regional, Missouri-based public accounting firm. He also served as the firm’s principal contact with the GASB prior to his departure. This will be Brown’s second term on the GASB.

Also on Tuesday, the Board of Trustees appointed Kristopher Knight to the GASB. Knight was previously Delaware’s deputy secretary of state and the director of its Division of Corporations. He will replace outgoing member Jan Sylvis, whose term on the GASB ends June 30.

Brown and Knight’s terms are effective July 1, 2017, and concludes June 30, 2022.