Jan I. Sylvis was named vice chair of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board�effective January 1, 2015. Ms. Sylvis has served on the Board since 2007.�Ms. Sylvis brings extensive state government accounting and auditing experience to�her work at the GASB. She is the retired chief of accounts for the state of Tennessee, arole to which she was appointed in 1995 and retired from at the end of 2014. Ms. Sylvis�also served the function of controller and managed the state�s centralized accounting�system.Ms. Sylvis is a past president of the National Association of State Auditors,�Comptrollers and Treasurers (NASACT) and of the National Association of State�Comptrollers (NASC). Ms. Sylvis, a graduate of the University of Memphis, is a�certified public accountant and a certified government financial manager.
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