Myrna Leah Fischman


  • Accountant
  • Educator


  • BS, College City New York, 1960
  • MS, College City New York, 1964
  • PhD, New York University, 1976


  • CPA New York


  • Director Center Accounting and Tax Education, Long Island University, 1986
  • Instructor accounting, Borough of Manhattan C.C., New York City, 1963—1966
  • Vicat. adviser, Center Commercial High School, New York City, 1963—1966
  • Teacher accounting, Center Commercial High School, New York City, 1960—1963
  • Assistant to controller, Sam Goody, Inc., New York City
  • Director School Professional Accountancy Brooklyn Campus, Long Island University, 1984
  • Professor accounting taxation and law, Long Island University, 1979—
  • Self-employed accountant, New York City, 1960—
  • Chairman accounting department, Long Island University
  • Coordinator grad. capstone courses, Long Island University, 1982—1986
  • Adv. professor, Long Island University, 1970—1979
  • Community fels. coordinator, Office Queens District Attorney, 1970—1971
  • Chief accountant investigator rackets, Office Queens District Attorney, 1969—1970

Creative Works

  • Editor: Eastern Business Educators Journal, 1988


  • Recipient award for meritorious service, Community Service Society, 1969
  • Lifetime Achievement award, Soroptimist International Brooklyn, 1997, Spec. Director’s award in recognition of 40 years of services in the volunteers in Technical Service program


  • Achievements include development of new business machine course and curriculum Borough Manhattan Business C.C


  • Research consultant pre-tech. program New York City Board Education, member, 1992
  • Acct.-advisor Institute for Advancement of Criminal Justice; acct.-cons. Coalition Devel. Corp., Interracial Council for Business Opportunities; treasurer Breakfree Inc., Lower East Side Preparatory School; member ednl .task force Am. Jewish Committee, 1972
  • Member Chancellor Committee Against Discrimination in Education, 1976—1997
  • Chairman supervisory committee Federal Credit Union # 1532, New York City, 1983
  • Chairman consumer council Astoria Medical Center, 1980—1992
  • Member subcom. on business education to the economic devel. and marketing committee Brooklyn C. of C., 1984
  •  Member adv. board accounting department burough of Manhattan C.C., 1997
  • Member Business Education Adv. Council; member steering committee, youth div. New York Dem. County Committee, 1967—1968
  • Del. to National Convention Young Dems. Am., 1967
  • Rep. assigned to women’s activities committee, 1967
  • Member legis. adv. board New York State Assemblyman Dennis Butler, 1979—1997


  • Mem.: National Education Association (business education associations), American Association of University Professors, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute Management Accountants (director New York chapter 1983
  • Director professional devel. 1986—87
  • Director public relations 1987—88
  • Director manuscripts 1991—92, director univ. relations 1993—94),
  • Tax Institute Long Island University (director Blyn. chpg. 1984)
  • New York State Society CPAs (member committee on recruitment for CPA careers 1981
  • Auditing committee 1991—
  • General committee on education in colleges and univs. 1991—
  • Public relations committee 1992—, president Brooklyn chapter 2001—02
  • Board directors 2005
  • Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education award 1994—95)
  • Federal Credit Union (chairman supervisory committee # 1532 New York City 1983—, board directors 1989)
  • Young Alumni Association, Am. Association Junior Colleges, Doctorate Association New York Educators (vice president 1975—97),
  • Association Government Accountants (director New York chpg. 1983—, president elect New York chpg. 1989—90, president New York chapter 1990—91)
  • Fin. Executives Institute, Grad. Students Organization New York University (treasurer 1971—73)
  • International Society Business Education, National Eastern (co-chmn. annual meeting 1967)
  • Am. Accounting Association, Government Accountants (vice president 1973—74, director research and manuscripts 1985—, president elect New York chapter 1989—90, president 1990—91, board directors New York chapter 1994—)
  • Emanu-El League Congregation Emanu-El, New York (chairman community services committee 1967—68)
  • Jewish Guild for Blind, Jewish Braille Institute, Community Welfare Committee Association, Friends Metropolitan Museum Art, Friends Am. Ballet Theatre, Women’s City Club (New York), Delta Pi Epsilon (treasurer 1976)

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