David R. Bean

Director of Research & Technical Activities, Governmental Accounting Standards Bd.

Contact Information
Governmental Accounting Standards Bd.
401 Merritt 7
P.O. Box 5116
Norwalk, CT 06856-5116
Phone: 203-956-5244
Email: drbean@gasb.org
David R. Bean is the director of research and technical activities for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. He assigns and provides oversight to the GASB’s research, technical, and administrative activities. David also is the Deputy Chairman of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board. Prior to joining the GASB in 1990, David worked in public accounting and government. He was the lead author on the 1988 Governmental Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting and was the founder of the GAAFR Review. He was the last director of the National Council on Governmental Accounting before the formation of the GASB in 1984. David is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association, the Connecticut and Illinois Government Finance Officers Associations, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, the Association of Government Accountants, the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, and the Municipal Analysts Group of New York.

GASB 25 and 27 – The Brave New World 2012 Enrolled Actuaries Meeting (March 26, 2012)

Public Employee Retirement Plan GASB 2009 CCA Annual Meeting (November 02, 2009)