Emerging Leaders Conference Materials Page


 

Some speakers have chosen not to make their recordings available.

Tuesday, April 6
 
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET


 
Opening Remarks
  • Joe Chrisman, State Auditor (WI)
  • Carol Herwig, State Controller (WI)
  • Kinney Poynter, Executive Director, NASACT

Survival Skills for Leaders in Challenging Times  I PDF File 
  • Denise Ryan, Owner, FireStar
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. ET Break
12:15 – 1:55 p.m. ET

 
Concurrent Session: GASB Update  I PDF File
  • Lisa Parker, Senior Project Manager, Governmental Accounting Standards Board

 
Concurrent Session: Performance Audit Roundtable
  • Moderator: Doug Ringler, Auditor General (MI) I PDF File
1:55 – 2:55 p.m. ET Lunch Break
2:55 – 4:10 p.m. ET
 
 
Cybersecurity  I PDF File & Workbook
  • Shannon Tufts, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Law and Government, School of Government, UNC-Chapel Hill
4:10 – 4:25 p.m. ET Break
4:25 – 5:15 p.m. ET

 
Navigating Single Audits During a Pandemic  I PDF File
  • Tammie Brown, Assistant Director, U.S. DHHS/OIG/OAS/NEAR 


Wednesday, April 7
 
10:30 – 11:50 a.m. ET

 
Welcoming Remarks
  • Kinney Poynter, Executive Director, NASACT
The Arrogance of Facts and the Persistence of Opinion: Leading in a Time of Division
  • Scott Paine, Ph.D., Director, Leadership Development and Education, Florida League of Cities 
11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. ET Break
12:05 – 12:55 p.m. ET
 
 
Data Analytics Panel  I Turcotte: PDF File, Steed: PDF File
  • Jennifer Turcotte, Information Systems Audit Supervisor, Office of the State Auditor (NC)
  • Brandon Steed, Data Analyst I, Department of Audits and Accounts (GA) 
12:55 – 1:05 p.m. ET Break
1:05 – 1:55 p.m. ET

 
Resilience: What We Know  I PDF File
  • Jo Dale Guzman, Professional Development Manager, Office of the State Auditor (TX) 
1:55 – 2:55 p.m. ET Lunch Break
2:55 – 3:45 p.m. ET
Equity and Privilege: A Fresh Look  I PDF File 
  • Scott Paine, Ph.D., Director, Leadership Development and Education, Florida League of Cities
  • Shwanda Barnette, J.D., Membership Relations Ambassador, Florida League of Cities
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. ET Break
4:00 – 5:15 p.m. ET

 
Overcoming the Top 5 Blunders Organizations Make When Trying to Keep Top Talent  I PDF File
  • Dr. Trish Holliday, Founding Partner, Holliday Kenning  


Thursday, April 8
 
10:30 – 11:50 a.m. ET

 
Welcoming Remarks
  • Kinney Poynter, Executive Director, NASACT
Choose to Defuse: Conflict Resolution in the Heat of Battle  I PDF File
  • Dr. Lavon Gray, Professional Speaker, Author and Corporate Conflict Expert 
11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. ET Break
12:05 – 12:55 p.m. ET

 
Don’t Get Yourself Trapped
  • Michael Euliss, Director of Communications and Training, Office of the State Controller (NC)
12:55 – 1:05 p.m. ET Break
1:05 – 1:55 p.m. ET

 
On-Boarding Staff Remotely  I PDF File
  • Brianna Ludwig, Deputy State Auditor (ND)
  • Heidi Morman, Business Manager, Office of the State Auditor (ND)
1:55 – 2:55 p.m. ET Lunch Break
2:55 – 4:10 p.m. ET

 
Managing Teams in a Remote Work Environment  PDF File
  • Jessica Sacchetti, President, 20-20 Services  
4:10 – 4:25 p.m. ET Break 
4:25 – 5:20 p.m. ET

 
How to Lead a Meeting Effectively  I PDF File
  • Scott Frank, Director of Performance and IT Audit, Office of the State Auditor (WA) 
Conference Adjournment and Closing Remarks
  • Kinney Poynter, Executive Director, NASACT


 


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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.