Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Myrna L. Fischman, PhD, CPA

Title: Professor Emerita, Accountant,
Director (Retired)

Company: Long Island University

Location: New York, New York
United States


  • AJC Long Island (educational task force, 1972-1995)
  • American Accounting Association (AAA) (director of research and manuscripts, vice president of government accountants, 1985-1988)
  • American Association of University Professors
  • American Association of Junior Colleges
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Association of Government Accountants (director, New York CHPG, 1983) (president elect, New York CHPG, 1989-1990) (president, New York chapter 1990-1991) (vice president, 1973-1974) (director research and manuscripts, 1985) (president elect, New York chapter 1989-1990)
  • Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
  • Astoria Medical Center (chairman, consumer council, 1980-1992)
  • Baruch College
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College (business education advisory council, accounting department advisory board, 1997-Present)
  • Breakfree Inc. (treasurer)
  • Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (subcommittee on business education, economic development and marketing committee, 1984-2015)
  • Coalition Development Corporation (accountant-consultant)
  • Committee Against Discrimination in Education (chancellor, 1976-1997)
  • Community Welfare Committee Association
  • Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York (chairman, community services committee, 1967-1968)
  • Delta Pi Epsilon (treasurer, 1976)
  • Doctorate Association of New York Educators (vice president, 1975-1997)
  • Emanu-El League Congregation, Emanu-El, New York (chairman community services committee, 1967-1968)
  • Federal Credit Union (chairman supervisory committee, #1532,  New York City, 1983) (board of directors, 1989)
  • Financial Executives Institute (FEI)
  • Friends of the American Ballet Theatre
  • Friends of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Institute for the Advancement of Criminal Justice (accountant, counselor)
  • Institute Management Accountants (director, New York chapter, 1983) (director, professional development, 1986-1987) (director, public relations 1987-1988) (director manuscripts, 1991-1992) (director, university relations, 1993-1994)
  • International Society for Business Education (co-chairman, annual meeting, 1967)
  • Interracial Council for Business Opportunities (accountant-consultant)
  • JBI International
  • Jewish Braille Institute
  • Jewish Guild for the Blind
  • LOMTO Federal Credit Union #1532, New York, NY (board of directors, chairman, supervisory committee, 1983-2016)
  • Lower East Side Preparatory School
  • National Education Association
  • National Education Association
  • New York City Board of Education (research consultant, pre-technology program)
  • New York City Department of Education (1992-2000)
  • New York County Democratic Committee (steering committee, youth division, 1967-1968)
  • New York State Assemblyman Dennis Butler (legislative advisory board, 1979-1997)
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (member committee on recruitment for CPA careers, 1981) (auditing committee, 1991) (general committee on education in colleges and universities, 1991) (public relations committee, 1992) (president Brooklyn chapter, 2001-2002) (board of directors, 2005)
  • New York University, Graduate Students Organization (treasurer, 1971-1973)
  • Tax & Accounting Institute, Long Island University (director, 1984-Present)
  • The CPA Journal, reviewer
  • Women’s City Club of New York
  • Young Alumni Association
  • Young Democrats of America (representative, women’s activities committee, 1967)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who of Professional Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
  • Featured Member, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2019, 2017)
  • Featured Member, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Recipient, Special Award for 40 Years of Service to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Internal Revenue Service (2014)
  • Recipient, Director’s Award, Department of the Treasury, IRS (2000)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Soroptimist International, Brooklyn, NY (1997)
  • Recipient, Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (1994-1995)
  • Recipient, Meritorious Service Award, Community Service Society (1969)
  • Author, “Who will teach our Future CPAs”
  • Editor, Delta Pi Epsilon Annual Yearbook
  • Executive Professional of the Year Award, Strathmore’s Who’s Who

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