REDWOOD CITY — John W. Kennerson Jr., certified public accountant, has been elected president of the San Diego chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants for the 2002-03 year.
Kennerson succeeds Stephen L. Throop of San Diego.
Previously Kennerson served as the chapter's second vice president, secretary and leader of the Imperial Valley Discussion Group.
The CalCPA San Diego chapter serves more than 2,000 members in San Diego and Imperial counties. It specializes in a broad range of services, from business consulting and personal financial planning to tax and estate planning.
Some of the activities the chapter plans for the coming months include a U.S.-Mexico conference, tax call-ins with local media, an audit boot camp and enhanced student outreach efforts.
As a partner in the firm Swain, Kennerson & Oswalt, Kennerson's services include tax compliance and planning, accounting, business consulting and estate planning. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in business administration from San Diego State University.