2017 NSAA Annual Conference Materials Page

Onsite Brochure

H = Presentation Handouts
NOTE: Not all presenters make their presentation available prior to the conference.

Bios - Click HERE for all presenter biographies.

Wednesday, June 14

Conference Opening Remarks

Steve Eells, NSAA President and Program Chair and State Auditor (NJ)

Leadership is a Relationship
H Mike Erwin, CEO, Character and Leadership Center

Use of Data Analytics in Medicaid Audits
H Kleber Gallardo, CEO, Alivia Technology
Paul McLaughlin, Chief Strategy Officer, Alivia Technology

Yellow Book Update
H Kristen Kociolek, Assistant Director, Financial Management and Assurance Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Modernizing the State Audit Office
H Greg Griffin, State Auditor (GA)
Paul Joyce, State Examiner (IN)
Gila Bronner, President & CEO, Bronner Group
Daryl Purpera, Legislative Auditor (LA
)

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

Thursday, June 15


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

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

OMB Update
H Tammie Brown, Assistant Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
George Strudgeon, Audit Director, Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts (VA)

Using Statistical Sampling in Performance Audits
H Jarrett Ellis, Legislative Audit Team Lead, Office of the State Auditor (CO)
James Taurman, Legislative Audit Team Lead, Office of the State Auditor (CO)

Three Software Applications for Richer Performance Analysis
H Daria Milakhina, PhD, Auditor, Legislative Division of Post Audit (KS)
Daniel McCarville, Auditor, Legislative Division of Post Audit (KS)
Joshua Rueschhoff, Auditor, Legislative Division of Post Audit (KS)

NSAA Business Meeting
A Steve Eells, NSAA President and Program Chair and State Auditor (NJ)

Friday, June 16

Ethical Hacking
H Dan Altobelli, Principal Auditor, Office of the State Auditor (NJ)

Presentations by NSAA’s Excellence in Accountability Award Winners
H Performance Audit – Large: The University of California: Its
Admissions and Financial Decisions Have Disadvantaged California
Resident Students


John Baier, Principal Auditor, State Auditor’s Office (CA)
Kathleen Fullerton, Principal Auditor, State Auditor’s Office (CA)

 
H Performance Audit – Small: Grand Rapids Home for Veterans,
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, Department of Military and
Veterans Affairs


Doug Ringler, Auditor General (MI)
Laura Hirst, Deputy Auditor General (MI)

 
H Special Project: Homeless Shelters and Homelessness in New York State: An Overview Exclusive of New York City

Mary Roylance, Special Assistant to the Assistant Comptroller, Division of State Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
Bob Mainello, Audit Supervisor, Division of State Government
Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)

 
H Forensic Report: Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office

Brent McDougall, Forensic IT Audit Coordinator & Senior II
Investigative Auditor, Legislative Auditor’s Office (LA)
Roger Harris, Director of Investigative Audit, Legislative Auditor’s
Office (LA)


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