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Pacific Northwest Chapter/ACFE
Who's Who List
Chapter Stars Who've Helped the ACFE
March 30, 1993 to December 31, 2016
(23 Years)

The Pacific Northwest Chapter/ACFE is well represented!

The Chapter Board of Officers is proud to announce that many members of our Chapter participate in a wide variety of volunteer activities for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

If you have any questions or comments about Chapter operations, or need to contact someone regarding a particular topic, this list will give you a good place to start.

The Chapter Board of Officers thanks each and every person on this list for your dedication to the cause of CFEs everywhere and for your valuable, volunteer service. We want you to know that we appreciate your efforts very much, and look forward to your continued participation in Chapter activities. Keep up the fantastic work!

If you are interested in serving the ACFE in some capacity, please notify them by telephone at 1-800-245-3321 or through their web-site at http://www.acfe.com.

Index of ACFE Stars:

ACFE Foundation Board of Directors
ACFE Donald R. Cressey Lifetime Fraud Achievement Award
ACFE Fellow (Lifetime Term)
ACFE Board of Regents
ACFE Board of Review
Congressional Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)
ACFE Superior Service Award
ACFE Special Certificate of Appreciation
ACFE 20 Years of Service Recognition
ACFE Chapter of the Year Award
ACFE Chapter Newsletter of the Year Award
ACFE Outstanding Achievement in Anti-Fraud Education Award
ACFE Outstanding Achievement in Accounting Award
ACFE Educator of the Year Award
ACFE Achievement in Outreach/Community Service Award
ACFE Former Adjunct Faculty Members
ACFE Committee Members
ACFE Editorial Review Board for Fraud Magazine
ACFE Contributing Author, Fraud Examiners Manual (Second Edition)
ACFE Contributors to Occupational Fraud and Abuse Book (1997) by Chairman Joe Wells
ACFE Author for Articles in The White Paper/Fraud Magazine
ACFE Author of a By-Line Column in The White Paper/Fraud Magazine
Book Authors
ACFE Speakers at Opening Ceremonies of Conferences and Instructors for Fraud Break-Out Sessions at Annual Fraud Conferences
ACFE Instructor for One-Day or Two-Day Fraud Training Classes
ACFE Instructor for Inaugural (July 2001) Graduate Studies Fraud Examination Class at the University of Texas (Austin Campus)
ACFE Instructor for University Fraud Examination Classes
ACFE Representative to Chapter Meetings Held at Annual Fraud Conferences
ACFE Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program Student Winners Sponsored by the Chapter
Utica College - Utica, NY - Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws
Established FraudAid Organization


ACFE Foundation Board of Directors


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ACFE Donald R. Cressey Lifetime Fraud Achievement Award

  • Joe Dervaes (July 2003)
  • Marty Biegelman (July 2008)

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ACFE Fellow (Lifetime Term)

  • Joe Dervaes (Since 2000)
  • Marty Beigelman (Since 2001)

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ACFE Board of Regents

  • Joe Dervaes (February 1999 - February 2000 Member; February 2000-February 2003 Chair) – Regent Emeritus (Since February 2003)
  • Marty Biegelman (February 1999 - February 2000 Vice-Chair) – Regent Emeritus (Since February 2000)

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ACFE Board of Review

  • Joe Dervaes (Member: April 2003 – April 2005)

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Congressional Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)

  • Marty Biegelman, Assistant Director (December 2009 – December 2010)

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ACFE Superior Service Award (Annual Fraud Conference Attendance Record)

  • Joe Dervaes (July 2009)

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ACFE Special Certificate of Appreciation (Fraud's Finer Points Column in Fraud Magazine)

  • Joe Dervaes (July 2010)

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ACFE 20 Years of Service Recognition

  • Joe Dervaes (July 2009)
  • Dr. Norm Gierlasinski (July 2009)

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ACFE Chapter of the Year Award

  • Pacific Northwest Chapter/ACFE (July 2006)

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ACFE Chapter Newsletter of the Year Award

  • Pacific Northwest Chapter/ACFE (July 2010 and June 2012)

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ACFE Outstanding Achievement in Anti-Fraud Education Award

  • Dr. Norm Gierlasinski (July 2002)

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ACFE Outstanding Achievement in Accounting Award

  • Dr. Bob Holtfreter (July 2005)

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ACFE Educator of the Year Award

  • Dr. Bob Holtfreter (July 2006)

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ACFE Achievement in Outreach/Community Service Award

  • Joe Dervaes (July 2007)

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ACFE Former Adjunct Faculty Members

  • Joe Dervaes
  • Bob Fuhriman
  • Linda Saunders

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ACFE Committee Members

  • Kent Hansen - Commerce Committee Member
  • Jim Cronin - Insurance Fraud Committee Chair
  • Grant Santee - International Fraud Committee Member
  • Dr. Bob Holtfretter - Research Committee Member
  • Dr. Bob Holtfretter - Higher Education Committee Member
  • Dr. Norm Gierlasinski – ACFE Foundation Scholarship Committee Vice-Chair/Member
  • Julie Armbrust - Chapter Awards Program Committee Member
  • Julie Armbrust - ACFE Foundation Scholarship Committee Member

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ACFE Editorial Review Board for Fraud Magazine

  • Dr. Bob Holtfretter

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ACFE Contributing Author, Fraud Examiners Manual (Second Edition)

  • Joe Dervaes

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ACFE Contributors to Occupational Fraud and Abuse Book (1997) by Chairman Joe Wells

  • Joe Dervaes
  • Rick Osborn

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ACFE Author for Articles in The White Paper/Fraud Magazine

  • Joe Dervaes (5 Articles)
  • Marty Biegelman (12 Articles)
  • Linda Saunders (1 Article)
  • Dr. Bob Holtfreter (32 Articles)
  • James Peet (2 Article)
  • Ken Wilson (1 Article)
  • Linda Larson (1 Article)

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ACFE Author of a By-Line Column in The White Paper/Fraud Magazine

  • Joe Dervaes - Frauds Finer Points (2001-Present)
  • Dr. Bob Holtfreter – Taking Back the I.D. (2008-Present)

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Book Authors

  • Sydney Morgan Diamond:
    1. Protecting Your Assets – Business Security for the Small Business Owner, published by iUniverse, Incorporated, Copyrighted 2005.
  • Marty Biegelman:
    1. Executive Roadmap to Fraud Prevention and Internal Control: Creating a Culture of Compliance, published by John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, Copyrighted 2006.
    2. Contributing Case Study Author, Fraud Casebook: Lessons from the Bad Side of Business, ACFE Book (62 authors and case studies), published by John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, Copyrighted 2007. Marty’s case study was entitled: “A New York State of Fraud” (Chapter 48).
  • Joe Dervaes:
    1. Contributing Case Study Author, Fraud Casebook: Lessons From the Bad Side of Business, ACFE Book (62 authors and case studies), published by John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, Copyrighted 2007. Joe’s case study was entitled: “These Weights Didn’t Measure Up!” (Chapter 47).
    2. Contributing Case Study Author, Computer Fraud Casebook: The Bytes that Bite!, ACFE Book (42 authors and case studies), published by John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, Copyrighted 2009. Joe’s case study was entitled: “Fishing in Dangerous Waters!” (Chapter 15).
    3. Author, Understanding Employee Embezzlement in the Workplace, (DVD), Copyrighted 2014.
  • Ken Wilson:
    1. Contributing Case Study Author, Fraud Casebook: Lessons from the Bad Side of Business, ACFE Book (62 authors and case studies), published by John Wiley and Sons, Incorporated, Copyrighted 2007. Ken’s case study was entitled: “The Dental Queen” (Chapter 38).

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ACFE Speakers at Opening Ceremonies of Conferences and/or Instructors for Fraud Break-Out Sessions at Annual Fraud Conferences

  • Joe Dervaes (12 Conferences)
  • Marty Biegelman (12 Conferences)
  • Bob Fuhriman (1 Conference)
  • Jim Cronin (1 Conference)
  • Guido van Drunen (2 Conference)
  • Linda Saunders (1 Conference)

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ACFE Instructor for One-Day or Two-Day Fraud Training Classes

  • Joe Dervaes (4 Classes)
  • Linda Saunders (1 Class)

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ACFE Instructor for Inaugural (July 2001) Graduate Studies Fraud Examination Class at the University of Texas (Austin Campus)

  • Joe Dervaes
  • Marty Biegelman

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ACFE Instructor for University Fraud Examination Classes

  • Dr. Norm Gierlasinski, Professor of Accounting, Central Washington University (Des Moines Campus). Guest Lecturer: Joe Dervaes
  • Dr. Bob Holtfreter, Distinguished Professor of Accounting, Central Washington University (Ellensburg Main Campus). Guest Lecturer: Joe Dervaes
  • Michael Kinsley, Professor, Seattle University. Guest Lecturer: Joe Dervaes

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ACFE Representative to Chapter Meetings Held at Annual Fraud Conferences

  • Joe Dervaes
  • Dr. Norm Gierlasinski
  • Linda Saunders
  • Kent Hansen
  • Peter Tobin
  • Julie Armbrust

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ACFE Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program Student Winners Sponsored by the Chapter

  • 1995 - Jason Haggar, University of Puget Sound, $500 (Inaugural Year)
  • 1996 - Cynthia Biagi, University of Idaho, $500
  • 1997 - Leonard Sweet, Gonzaga University, $500
  • 1998 - No Chapter Nominee
  • 1999 - (Chapter Nominee, but not an Association Winner)
  • 2000 - Nicki Cantrell, Seattle University, $1,000
  • 2001 - Deborah Mitchell, Central Washington University (SeaTac Campus), $1,000
  • 2001 - Angela Taggart, University of Washington, $1,000
  • 2002 - No Chapter Nominee
  • 2003 - Megan LaMotte, Montana State University, $1,000
  • 2004 - Aaron Ashcraft, Washington State University (Pullman Campus), $1,000
  • 2005 - Emily Beschen, Western Washington University, $1,000
  • 2006 - U.S. Scholarships:
    1. John M. McDonald, Western Washington University $1,000;
    2. Emily E. Baird, University of Washington (Seattle Campus), $1,000.
  • 2006 - International Scholarships:
    1. Esther Ho Ting Chan, Australia, University of Washington (Seattle Campus), $1,000
    2. Kristine Jurgena, Latvia, University of Washington (Seattle Campus), $1,000
    3. Zhila M. Kazempour, Iran, University of Washington (Seattle Campus), $1,000
  • 2007 – Briana Herrington, Central Washington University (Ellensburg Main Campus), $1,000
  • 2008 – U.S. Scholarship:
    1. Laura White, University of Washington (Tacoma Campus), $1,500.
  • 2008 - International Scholarship:
    1. Jun Young Lee, Central Washington University (Ellensburg Campus), $1,500.
  • 2009 – U.S. Scholarship:
    1. Joshua Pitzlin, Seattle Pacific University, $1,000.
  • 2009 - International Scholarship:
    1. Binh Nguyen, Central Washington University (Lynnwood Campus), $1,000.
    2. Tsatsral (Tessa) Tserenpurer, Seattle University (Magnolia Campus), $1,000.
  • 2010 – Chapter Nominee, but not an Association winner
  • 2011 – Two Chapter Nominees, but none was an Association winner
  • 2012 - No Chapter Nominees
  • 2013 - No Chapter Nominees
  • 2014 - No Chapter Nominees
  • 2015 - Michael Obilikwu, Jr., Northwest University, $1,000.
  • 2016 - Elizabeth Stanton, St. Martin’s University, $1,000.

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Utica college - Utica, NY - Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws

  • Marty Biegelman, (2010)

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Established FraudAid Organization

  • Frank (deceased) and Carolyn Walker (2010)

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