2018 - Biloxi, MS

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 13

Conference Opening Remarks

Stacey Pickering, NSAA President and Program Chair and State Auditor (MS)

Downtown Comeback
  Mallorie Rasberry, Co-Star, HGTV’s “Home Town”
Jim Rasberry, Co-Star, HGTV’s “Home Town”
Josh Nowell, Co-Star, HGTV’s “Home Town”

Yellow Book Update
H Christie Pugnetti, Senior Auditor, Financial Management & Assurance, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Leadership Development for Audits of the Future
  Joey Havens, Executive Partner, HORNE LLP

Vision 2020: A State Audit Odyssey

Paul Joyce, State Examiner (IN)
Scott DeViney, Assistant Director of Quality Assurance, Office of the State Auditor (WA)
Gila Bronner, President and CEO, Bronner Group

Emerging Issues Roundtable
Moderator: Scott Frank, Director of Performance Audit, Office of the State Auditor (WA)

Leadership Lessons from Hurricane Katrina
  Haley Barbour, Former Governor (MS)

Thursday, June 14

Catching Corruption
H Michael Hurst, U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Mississippi

The Success of Ingalls and its Partnership with the State of Mississippi
H Frank Martin, Vice President, Finance and Controller, Ingalls Shipbuilding

Medicaid Roundtable
Stacey Pickering, State Auditor (MS)
Suzanne Bump, State Auditor (MA)
Daryl Purpera, Legislative Auditor (LA)
Beth Wood, State Auditor (NC)

Establishing Your Executive Presence
H Mandi Stanley, Certified Speaking Professional

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

NSAA Business Meeting
  Stacey Pickering, NSAA President and State Auditor (MS), presiding

Friday, June 15

OMB Update
H Tammie Brown, Assistant Director, U.S. DHHS, Office of the Inspector General

Presentations by NSAA’s Excellence in Accountability Award Winners
H Special Project: Auditor Alert: The Oregon Health Authority May Be Providing Medicaid Benefits to Ineligible Recipients
Andrew Love, Performance Audit Manager, Audits Division (OR)

H Forensic Report: Village of Mount Sterling
Melissa Barnett, Senior Forensic Audit Manager, Office of the Auditor of State (OH)
Dennis Graul, Fraud Investigator, Office of the Auditor of State (OH)

H Large Performance Audit: The University of California Office of the President: It Failed to Disclose Tens of Millions in Surplus Funds, and Its Budget Practices Are Misleading
Kathleen Fullerton, Principal Auditor, Office of State Auditor (CA)
Katie Cardenas, Senior Auditor II, Office of State Auditor (CA)

H Small Performance Audit: Responsiveness to Noise Complaints Related to Construction Projects
Ken Sifontes, Audit Director, Division of State Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
Cheryl Pahaham, Director, Division of State Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
Mike Solomon, Audit Manager, Division of State Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)

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.