2020 NSAA Annual Conference Materials Page

Conference Brochure
Speaker Bios
CPE/Notes Worksheet


H = Handouts (not all presenters make their presentation available prior to the conference)


Wednesday, June 3

Conference Opening Remarks

Kinney Poynter, Executive Director, NASACT
Suzanne Bump, NSAA President and Auditor of the Commonwealth (MA)

When Internal Control Failures Result in Crises - Lessons Learned from the MA RMV Investigation
H Jimmy S. Pappas, National Leader, Forensic Advisory Services, Marcum LLP

Using Various Communication Mediums to Increase Impact and Reach a Broader Audience
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Brianna Ludwig, Deputy State Auditor (ND)
Mike Wessler, Communications Director, Office of the Auditor of the Commonwealth (MA)

GASB Update
H David Vaudt, Chair, Governmental Accounting Standards Board
David Bean, Director of Research, Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Ensuring State Audit Organizational Resiliency in a Pandemic Environment
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Gila Bronner, President and CEO, Bronner Group
Paul Joyce, State Examiner (IN)

Fostering a Learning Culture in Your Organization
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Beth Wood, State Auditor (NC)
Jessica Sacchetti, President, 20-20 Services

Chart Your Course: Develop Adaptive Analytics Technology Responsiveness
H Tom Meier, CIO/Director of IT, Office of the Auditor of the Commonwealth (MA)
Penny Dillon, Director of Data Analytics, Office of the Auditor of the Commonwealth (MA)

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


Thursday, June 4


Motivational Strategies for Overcoming Challenges
  Adrianne Haslet, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor, Para-Athlete, Advocate, Philanthropist

Leveraging Technology in Data Analytics, Employee Retention, and Meeting Standards

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Kimberly E. Jacobs, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Auditor General (MI)
Steven Zapolski, Senior Solution Consultant, Wolters Kluwer TeamMate

Creating New Paths to Leadership - Optimizing Performance
H Dr. Marcus Stewart, Professor, Bentley University

Single Audit Update
H Tammie Brown, Assistant Director, Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Presentations by NSAA Excellence in Accountability Award Winners


Small Performance Audits
Network and Cyber Security, Department of Technology, Management and Budget

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Keith Edwards, Senior Audit Supervisor, Office of the Auditor General (MI)
Shelly Fanson, Audit Manager, Office of the Auditor General (MI)
 
Homeless Outreach Program at Penn Station, Grand Central, and Outlying Stations Within New York City - Metropolitan Transportation Authority​
H Stephen C. Lynch, Audit Manager, Division of State Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
Trina Clarke, Examiner in Charge, Division of State Government Accountability, Office of the State Comptroller (NY)
 
Large Performance Audit
Constraints on Oregon's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Limit the State's Ability to Help Address Opioid Misuse and Abuse
H Kip Memmott, Director, Audits Division (OR)
 
Special Project
California Local Government High-Risk Interactive Dashboard​
  Elaine Howle, State Auditor (CA)
Mike Tilden, Deputy State Auditor (CA)
 
Forensic Report
Fraud Investigation: Pierce County Housing Authority
H Pat McCarthy, State Auditor (WA)
Brandi Pritchard, Assistant Director of Local Audit and Special Investigations, Office of the State Auditor (WA)
  


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.