2016 - Beaver Creek, CO

Onsite Brochure
Conference Presentations 

H = Handouts
P = PowerPoint

NOTE: Not all presenters make their presentation available prior to the conference.

Bios - Click HERE for all presenter biographies.

Microsoft OneDrive

Materials are available through Microsoft OneDrive here. You may select items to download or simply click on a file to load in the web app viewer within your web browser. If you wish to download the files as a bundle, select the folder and download it as a zip file. If you have a OneDrive account and wish to access them using the OneDrive app, email Anna Peniston, please be sure to include your Microsoft Account email address.

Tuesday, June 14

Conference Opening Remarks

Dianne Ray, NSAA President and Program Chair and State Auditor (CO)

Rock Star Communication
Sirpa Kuns, FORTE, Nonverbal Solutions, Inc. 

State of the States: State Fiscal Outlook
P H John Hicks, Executive Director, National Association of State Budget Officers 

An Auditor's Approach to Pension Plans: How to Identify What’s Most Important
P H William “Flick” Fornia, President, Pension Trustee Advisors, Inc. 

Why Our Audits Are Failing to Find Fraud
P H Daryl Purpera, Legislative Auditor (LA) 

What Every Auditor Should Know About Public Private Partnerships (P3s)
P H Lowell Clary, President, Clary Consulting
Cindi Stetson, Principal, Cindi Stetson CIA CGAP LLC

Emerging Issues Roundtable
Moderator: Scott Frank, Legislative Post Auditor (KS)

Wednesday, June 15

Worth the Risk: Success, Failure, and Overcoming Obstacles in the Death Zone!
P H Doug Tumminello, Partner, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP

HR Roundtable
Moderator: Rebecca Otto, State Auditor (MN) and Chair, NSAA Human Resources Committee 

Using GIS Effectively to Visualize Government Data: Two Case Studies
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor (MN)
Chris Harless, Office of the State Auditor (CO)
Torry van Slyke, Office of the State Auditor (CO)

GASB Update
P H Dave Vaudt, Chair, GASB
Dave Bean, Director of Research, GASB

Thursday, June 16

What’s at Stake? The CPA Profession on Federal Fiscal Responsibility:
How the massive federal debt affects you and citizens of your state!
  H Greg Anton, Chairman and CEO, Anton Collins Mitchell LLP and Former Chair, AICPA

Presentations by NSAA’s Excellence in Accountability Award Winners
P H Large Performance Audit:  A Review of Child Welfare Services at the Department of Social Services

Andrew Young, Audit Manager, Legislative Audit Council (SC)

P H Small Performance Audit:  Office of Medicaid (MassHealth)—Review of Fee-for-Service Payment for Services Covered by Managed Care Organizations

Suzanne M. Bump, State Auditor (MA)
Brian Scheetz, Assistant Director of Data Analytics, Office of State Auditor (MA)
Barry Ahearn, Director of Contract Audits, Office of State Auditor (MA)

P H Special Project:  Financial Intelligence Tool

Sherrie Ard, Local Government Performance Center Manager, State Auditor’s Office (WA)

P H Forensic Report:  Eastpointe Human Services

David King, Director - Special Investigations, Office of the State Auditor (NC)
Bryan Matthews, Supervisor – Special Investigations, Office of the State Auditor (NC)
Kevin Thomas, Assistant State Auditor – Special Investigations, Office of the State Auditor (NC)

The NASACT Community

NASACT serves as the premier organization working to bring together state auditors, state comptrollers and state treasurers to cooperatively address government financial management issues. NASACT also manages two secretariats - the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) and the National Association of State Comptrollers (NASC). Both NSAA and NASC are included under the umbrella of NASACT’s budget and utilize staff hired by NASACT.