Norwalk, CT, November 11, 2009—The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) today announced that Grace L. Hinchman has been named vice president, external relations & communications. Ms. Hinchman, who will be based in Washington, D.C., brings to the FAF more than 25 years of legislative and regulatory advocacy experience. She will fill a new role created by the FAF reflecting its strategic commitment to strengthen the organization’s relationships and enhance communications regarding the goals, priorities, and activities of the FAF, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).“We are delighted to have Grace join the FAF team in this key new role, as her deep public policy expertise and knowledge of financial reporting issues will add tremendous value to the FAF, FASB, and GASB,” stated Terri Polley, FAF president. “Her appointment fulfills an important step in our strategy to enhance our communications and relationships with constituents.”
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