Ms. Valentine is currently leading the Board’s staff work on the lease accounting and classified activities projects. She has worked on the accounting standard for liabilities and natural resources, as well as other related FASAB interpretations, technical bulletins, and technical releases. For over 15 years she was the lead staff member for the Accounting and Auditing Policy Committee (AAPC), a permanent committee of the FASAB. Ms. Valentine also serves as the FASAB Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). Prior to joining the FASAB staff in 1991, Ms. Valentine worked as an Audit Manager with the public accounting firm of KPMG. Ms. Valentine served several different audit client industries while with KPMG, such as the banking, education, nonprofit, and local government industries. Ms. Valentine graduated with honors from Howard University receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. Ms. Valentine is a Certified Public Accountant in the District of Columbia and a Certified Government Financial Manager. She is a member of the Association of Government Accountants.