November 2015 Chapter Meeting & Jobsite Tour

When:  Nov 17, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Maine, Fairfied, ME

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CFMA Maine | November 2015 Chapter Meeting & Jobsite Tour 


Jobsite Tour: Eastern Medical Maine Center (EMMC)

Tour time: 3:30pm 

Eastern Medical Maine Center
Webber Building, Ground Zero
417 State Street
Bangor, ME

Directions: Park at the EMMC Garage, the meeting location is at the Cianbro office at Ground 0 in the Webber Building.

Eastern Maine Medical Center Modernization Project is expected to open its first phase by the end of March 2016. The 8 story, 350,000 SF addition includes a 32-bed cardiac telemetry unit, a 29-bed neonatal intensive care unit, a new entrance, lobby, gift shop, and a new dining area. The second phase is expected to open in late 2017 and will include 14 new operating rooms, a new post-anesthesia recovery room and a renovated labor and delivery unit.

Join Cianbro’s, Jon DiCentes, Assistant General Manager, for a behind the scenes tour of this $305 million multiyear project to expand and modernize the EMMC State Street campus.


Dinner Program: Tangible Property Regulations Improvements vs. Repairs

*Dinner program qualifies for 1 hour of CPE

5:00 Social Hour
6:00 Dinner
7:00 Presentation

Hollywood Casino Hotel
500 Main St
Bangor ME 04401

Directions: Park at the Hollywood Casino Garage, enter at the hotel entrance, take the elevator to the ground floor and the hotel reception desk will direct you to the conference room.

Tangible Property Regulations: Improvements vs. Repairs

  • How do the new regulations define a “repair”?
  • How do the new regulations define an “improvement”?
  • What is the difference between repair and improvement?
  • What relief is offered by the IRS from these regulations?


Patricia L Peaslee, Senior Accountant, BBSC CPAs

Patty has several years experience in construction accounting, both in the private sector and as a senior accountant with BBSC, CPAs, where her primary focus is her work with the firm’s construction clientele. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Strayer University in Nashville, Tennessee, and is currently pursuing her MBA with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Maine in Orono.

Patty is a retired Army wife and mother of four. In addition to her role as Membership Committee Chair for the Maine Chapter of CFMA, she is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine, Treasurer of the Brewer Economic Development Corporation, and Treasurer of Orrington Cub Scout Pack #44. In her free time, Patty enjoys reading, watching movies, and a spending time with friends and family.

Justin Freeman, CPA, Senior Accountant, BBSC CPAs

Justin is a Senior Accountant at BBSC CPA’s with seven years of experience in public accounting. He works with individuals, corporations, partnerships and non-profits, both advising on and preparation of their tax returns. He is involved with clients in a variety of different industries from retail to construction and service industries with revenues ranging from less than one hundred thousand dollars to clients with more than one hundred million dollars in revenue. He is also experienced with reviewed and compiled financial statements and is a former QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

Justin earned his BS in Accounting in 2008 and his MS in Accounting in 2009, both from the University of Maine, and is a member of the AICPA. He currently serves as treasurer for Camp Capella in Dedham, Maine, and in his free time he enjoys traveling with his wife and friends, as well as, campfires in his backyard, game nights, discussing current events and politics, and attempting to play golf.


Social hour will be sponsored by: BBSC CPAs

Please contact Torey Lodge at to reserve a spot.

Members: Included in Chapter Dues
Guests: $30.00

Remit checks made payable to “CFMA Maine Chapter” to:
Kevin Schroeher
NS Giles Foundations Inc.
82 Nadine’s Way
Bangor, ME 04401


Hollywood Casino Hotel
500 Main St
Bangor, ME 04401


Torey Lodge
(207) 941-8890