2019 - Cherokee, NC

Onsite Brochure
Speaker Bios

H = Presentation Handouts

Wednesday, June 12

Conference Opening Remarks

Beth Wood, State Auditor (NC) and NSAA President

Success: How Will Yours Be Defined?
  Jay Robbins, Founder and CEO, Robbins Masterclass Coaching

Data Analytics
H Dan Boulden, Information Systems Audit Supervisor, Office of the State Auditor (NC)
Jim Tarantino, Manager, Data Analytics and Automation, RSM

Sampling for Principals
  Beth Wood, State Auditor (NC) and NSAA President

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

How Washington State Created an Innovative Website for Clients & Citizens Alike! 
  Scott DeViney, Assistant Director of Quality Assurance, Office of the State Auditor (WA)
Kathleen Cooper, Director of Communications, Office of the State Auditor (WA)
Duane Walz, Data and Business Systems Specialist, Office of the State Auditor (WA)

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

Thursday, June 13

Keynote Session: Keeping the Flame
  Denise Ryan, Owner, FireStar

Top Ten Most Important Changes from the 2011 to the 2018 Yellow Book
H Steve Morgan, President and CEO, Excellence in Government Accountability and Performance Practices

The Roots of Resistance 
H Jonathan Kraftchick, Partner, Cherry Bekaert LLP

Foundations of Organizational Health 
H Bud Wrenn, Principal, Pinnacle Consulting and Coaching Group

OMB Update
H Tammie Brown, Assistant Director, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Lynnette Baker, Senior Auditor, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Friday, June 14

Medicaid Update
H Beth Wood, State Auditor (NC)

Presentations by NSAA’s Excellence in Accountability Award Winners
H Small Performance Audit: Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Adult Mental Health Services – Community-Based Living Arrangement Homes
Todd Peterson, Audit Supervisor, Legislative Counsel Bureau (NV)
H Large Performance Audits: Children’s Protective Services Investigations, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Doug Ringler, Auditor General (MI)
Laura Hirst, Deputy Auditor General (MI)
H Large Performance Audit: Foster Care in Oregon
Kip Memmott, Director, Audits Division (OR)

H Special Project: Tax Expenditure Evaluations: 2018 Compilation Report
Trey Standley, Legislative Audit Manager, Office of the State Auditor (CO)

H Forensic Report: Lawrence County Sheriff
Kevin Huffman, Deputy Chief Investigator, Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury (TN)

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.