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Contact: Rene Abadie
Date: 5/7/04
 
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BURCHFIELD APPOINTED SOUTHEASTERN CONTROLLER
     HAMMOND --  Nettie L. Burchfield of Hammond, an accountant with more than 20 years in the profession,  has been appointed controller for Southeastern Louisiana University. 
     The university’s assistant controller for four years and interim controller since September, Burchfield supervises 26 employees who handle all accounting functions for the institution, including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, grants and contracts, and financial reporting.
     Prior to joining Southeastern in 1999, Burchfield served as controller for a privately held multi-company organization based in Baton Rouge that included a medical practice, drug testing laboratory, restaurants and retail clothing outlets. She has also held accounting positions for a variety of businesses in Louisiana and Mississippi.
     Burchfield earned her CPA certificate in 1992. She is a graduate of Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., where she was elected a member of the Delta Mu Delta national honor society in business administration. She is a member of the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants.