APA Detroit Chapter

Payroll Professionals Helping Payroll Professionals

The APA  Detroit Chapter is affiliated with the American Payroll Association, but is an autonomous and independent organization.

The Chapter is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to providing educational, communication, and networking opportunities for payroll professionals.

Next Chapter Meeting  
Our next Chapter Meeting will be held in September.  Watch this spot for complete details.  Have a great summer!

Statewide Conference
Registration is open!  This year's conference is scheduled for October 22-23 at the Firekeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek.  Click here for complete conference information and registration.

Seeking a new position?
If you or someone you know is seeking a new payroll opportunity check out our Job Opportunities page often. The most recent opening was posted August 26, 2015 and new ones can come in at any time.

CPP Exam Preparation Class
Our 2015 CPP Exam Preparation Class is currently underway and we cannot accept any additional registrations.  Watch this space in 2016 for information on next summer’s class!  Also check out other educational opportunities under the Chapter Meetings tab above.

Updated! “Know the Numbers 2015”
Chapter members may visit the “Resources_for_Members” page for an updated version of  “2015 Know the Numbers.” Thanks again to Howard Goldman, CPP for providing this valuable information.

LinkedIn Group
Our Chapter has established a group on LinkedIn.  This group is intended for disseminating news and promoting discussions regarding subjects of interest to Detroit Chapter members and prospective members.   We encourage you to join this group.  Chapter Membership is also encouraged, of course, but not required.  Look for “Detroit Chapter American Payroll Association” on LinkedIn, or simply click on this link to learn more

The Detroit Chapter has been Serving Payroll Professionals in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan since 1985.

This website developed and maintained by Roger A. Smith, CPP


All contents Copyright © 1997-2015 APA - Detroit Chapter

Join the Chapter!
Enjoy the benefits of membership.  Visit our Chapter Membership page for the details.

Chapter President Mary Surko, CPP, introduced our guest speaker, Gino Petrozzi, Mgr, National Tax-Employment Tax Advisory Services, Ernst & Young, LLP at the September 2014 Chapter meeting.

Silver Anniversary Statewide.  Thanks to chairperson Susan Sather, CPP, and the entire Statewide Committee for another outstanding conference. With over 170 attendees, 20 speakers, and17 sponsors, it was an exciting, informative, and fun educational and networking event!  APA Executive Director Dan Maddux opened the conference congratulating the Michigan Chapters on our 25th Annual Statewide Conference.

Chapter Treasurer and Director of Payroll at Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Howard I. Goldman, CPP, provided special year-end guidance for attendees at our November, 2014 meeting.  Also at the meeting, Chapter President, Mary Surko, CPP recognized Kari Rosol, CPP for achieving certification in 2014.  

At our February, 2015 meeting Mike Muha, and Mike Melquist from Workforce Software presented "Cloud Time and Attendance: How a modern solution can improve decision making, boost productivity, and provide a better view labor leakage of your total workforce."

Chapter president, Tena Gibson, CPP  hosted the meeting.

At our March, 2015 meeting Luanne Brown, CPP, Payroll Manager at Grand Valley State University, presented an overview of taxable and non- taxable fringe benefits.   


Chapter Treasurer and Payroll Payroll Director at Ilitch Holdings Howard I. Goldman, CPP presented “"Form 941 Amendments - What you need to know" at our April, 2015 Chapter Meeting.


At our July, 2015 meeting Kenny Oguejiofor, Social Security Administration, presented "Information You Want and Need to Know."

"Global Payroll and Foreign Nationals" was presented by Blake Springer, Senior Manager, Deloitte at our June, 2015 Chapter Meeting.