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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions 
7000 Kalahri Drive
Sandusky, OH 44870

(877) 525 - 2427

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Ohio State Society of Enrolled Agents 
Ohio State Society of Enrolled Agents (OSSEA) 
(419) 423- 9781 or (419) 348 - 0298 

Ohio State Society of Enrolled Agents (OSSEA) 2019 Convention 

Please join us for the Ohio State Society of Enrolled Agents 2019 Convention. During the Convention you will experience networking, peer to peer learning and educational sessions that provide CEUs. This year’s convention is being held at Kalahari Resort near Sandusky, Ohio.  This is a top rate convention facility.  In addition to a special room rate you will receive 4 passes to Kalahari’s indoor water park (one of America’s largest) during your stay.

We hope you will join us!  Please register today. 

About  our  instructors

Mary  Mellem, EA is  a  Tax  Professional  from  Green  Bay  WI  who  has  been  in  the  tax  business  for  35  years.    She  and her  husband  David  operate  Ashwaubenon  Tax  Professionals.    In  addition  to  servicing  1,300  tax  and accounting  clients  during  the  year,  their  business  includes  tax  consulting  for  other  tax  professionals  as well  as  teaching  tax  seminars  around  the  country.

The  year  2019  will  be  Mary’s  28th  year  of  teaching  tax  programs  throughout  the  country. Prior  to  working  full-time  at Ashwaubenon  Tax  Professionals, Mary  was a  member of the  staff of the National  Association  of  Tax  Professionals  for  13  years.  While  on  staff  she  was  involved  in  writing  and teaching  seminars throughout the  country  in  all aspects of the  tax  field  from  individual issues to  entity issues.   Her experience  with  NATP  also  included  service  as part of the  research  department.   

Mary  received  a  Bachelors  Degree  in  Secondary  Education  from  the  University  of  Wisconsin  in  the  field of  Mathematics  and  Economics.

In  1990  she  earned  the  Enrolled  Agent designation.   She  is a  member of NATP  and  NAEA  and  an  NTPI Fellow.    Mary  has  written  the  Client  Newsletters  for  the  NAEA  Journal,  served  on  the  Public  Relations Committee,  and  a  member  and  chairmen  of  the  NAEA  Education  Foundation.    Mary  has  been  guest  on the  Larry  Meiller Show  on  Wisconsin  Public  Radio  several times during  the  past 3  tax  season  to  answer call  in  questions  from  the  listening  audience. 

Donald  W.  Jump,  EA is a  retired  firefighter with  a  keen  interest in  accounting and  tax  law.  He  began  preparing  taxes  in  1986,  became  an  enrolled  agent  in 1989  and  has  specialized  in  church  and  clergy  tax  law.  He  has  been  associated with  Stroh,  Johnson  &  Co.  LLP,  CPAs  in  Wapakoneta,  OH  since  1986.  He  has conducted  several  seminars  on  church  and  clergy  tax  law  as  well  as  serving  as  a consultant  to  churches  and  pastors.  More  recently,  he  has  developed  an  interest in  assisting  tax  professionals develop  a  better understanding  of the  ethical standards in  which  we  are  expected  to  practice.   

Don  has  committed  himself to  promoting  the  Enrolled  Agent profession. He was  instrumental  in  starting  the  Greater  Dayton  Chapter  of  Enrolled  Agents  of which  he  is  a  member.  He  served  as  president  of  OSEA  (Ohio  Society  of  Enrolled  Agents)  from  19982000.  During  his  tenure  as  President, he  led  OSEA  members to  join  NAEA  and  its Ohio  affiliate (OSSEA). 

Don  has  served  as  President  of  OSSEA  (Ohio  State  Society  of  Enrolled  Agents)  2004-06.  He  served  on the NAEA  Nominating  Committee  in  2006. He  just returned  to  the  OSSEA  Board  as Vice-President.

Don  and  wife Nancy  have  been  married  for  forty  two  years  and  have  2  daughters.   

Don  enjoys  traveling,  hiking,  photography  &  music.

Kevin  C. Huston, EA, USTCP, MBA, ChFC, CLU  is  a  nationally known tax instructor  and President  of the Asheville, North Carolina  tax preparation and tax problem  resolution firm  Blue  Ridge  Tax Advisors, Inc.  Huston earned his  Bachelor of Science  degree  in Management  from  Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, and his  Master of Business  Administration (MBA) degree  in International  Business  from  Georgia  State  University in Atlanta. 

Huston has  also earned the  financial  planning designations  Chartered Financial  Consultant  (ChFC) and Chartered Life  Underwriter (CLU) from  The  American College  in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Huston is  an Enrolled Agent  (EA);  a  Graduate  Fellow  of the  National  Tax Practice  Institute (NTPI) of the  National  Association of Enrolled Agents;  and a  United States  Tax Court Practitioner (USTCP).  A  USTCP  is  a  non-attorney admitted to practice  before  the  United States Tax Court.  In 2017, he  received the  Excellence  In Education award from  the  National Association of Enrolled Agents.