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Posted Thursday, February 7th, 2019

CPA Brings Additional Financial Knowledge to the Board

Maria Aprile was recently sworn in as the newest member of the Board of Trustees at County College of Morris.  Arnold Chait, the college’s attorney administered the oath.

Maria Arpile takes the oath of officce

CCM trustee Maria Arpile takes the oath of office as administered by Arnold Chait, the college’s attorney.

Appointed by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Aprile, a CPA and certified fraud examiner, retired from CohnReznick on February 1, following a long and successful career. She was a partner at the firm, which is one of the largest accounting firms in the nation. At CohnReznick, she worked with businesses in real estate trades, hedge fund management companies and high net worth individuals.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, she worked at Glickman and Company CPAs and with no prior public accounting experience was invited to become a partner. Her other previous positions include serving as an accounting manager at Staten Island Cable TV Company and as an analyst for Barclay’s Bank International in New York.

CCM at 50 logoShe has served on numerous nonprofit boards including the National Association of Women Business Owners, Industrial and Commercial Real Estate Women, and the Academy of Holy Angels. She is a former president of Executive Women Golf, Northern New Jersey Chapter.

Aprile earned her B.S. in Accounting from St. John’s University and her MBA from the University of Phoenix.

The County College of Morris Board of  Trustees is composed of eleven Morris County residents from business, education, law and other professional fields who volunteer their services in four-year terms.  By statute, eight members are appointed by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders and two members are appointed by the Governor.  The County Superintendent of Schools is also a member of the Board by statute.  One non-voting student member is elected for a one-year term by each year’s graduating class.  In addition, the President serves as an ex-officio member.

The Board sets policy and has final authority over budgets and expenditures, and the President is responsible for internal administrative operations.