Past Presentations

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Chapter Meeting Ideas and Past Presentations

Chapter: San Diego
Meeting Date: March 5, 2013
Subject: City of Chula Vista Continuous Improvement Program
Speaker(s): Ed Chew, Administrative Services Manager/Continuous Improvement Manager for the City of Chula Vista.
Contact: Ed Chew, (619) 691-5013

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: November 18, 2010
Subject: The New Fund Balance: GASB Statement No. 54
Speaker(s): Ahmed Badawi, Partner, Caporicci & Larson, Inc.
Contact: (925) 482-2102, ahmed.badawi@marcumllp.com

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: September 16, 2010
Subject: Cash Handling Procedures
Speaker(s): Anthony Francisco, CPFA, Chair, Association of Public Treasurers’ Cash Handling Committee
Contact: http://www.publictreasuryinstitute.com/

Chapter: Inland Empire
Meeting Date: July 15, 2010
Subject: Impact of Health Care Reform Act on Municipal Agencies
Speaker(s): Joel Graves & Liliana Salazar
Contact: Carrie Corder

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: July 15, 2010
Subject: Central Valley Economic Forecast
Speaker(s): Dr. Jeff Michael, Director, Business Forecasting Center, University of the Pacific
Contact: (209) 946-7385, jmichael@PACIFIC.EDU

Chapter Central Valley
Meeting Date: March 25, 2010
Subject: Explore Opportunities: Public Administration Internship Program and Training Opportunities for Central Valley Municipal Finance Professionals and Staff
Speaker(s): Dr. David H. Colnic, California State University-Stanislaus, Politics/Public Administration Department
Contact: (209) 667-3520, dcolnic@csustan.edu

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: January 21, 2010
Subject: How are Pension Benefits affected by Furloughs and other Salary Reduction Actions?
Speaker(s): Chris Owen, CalPERS
Contact: (916) 795-1268, Christopher_Owen@CalPERS.CA.GOV

Chapter: Coachella Valley
Meeting Date: January 19, 2010
Subject: GASB Update – Are you ready for next year?
Speaker(s): Richard Kikuchi, Audit Partner / Bryan Kruber, Audit Manager
Contact: Vianka Orrantia

Chapter: Sacramento Valley
Meeting Date: December 8, 2009
Subject: CalPERS Pension Contribution Rates, What To Expect And Why You Should Be Worried
Speaker(s): John Bartel of Bartel Associates, LLC
Contact: Stefani Daniell

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: November 19, 2009
Subject: How Fraud Can Affect Your Organization
Speaker(s): Les Cochren, President, Golden State Chapter Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Contact: Teri Albrecht

Chapter: San Gabriel Valley
Meeting Date: November 18, 2009
Subject: ACH Trends and Application
Speaker(s): John Curtis, VP & Senior Product Manager, Bank of the West
Contact: Josh Betta, jbetta@ci.glendora.ca.us

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: November 12, 2009
Subject: Financing Challenges and Opportunities For City and County Clean Energy Projects
Speaker(s): Anna Van Degna, Vice President and Emad Mirgoli, Vice President Of Stone & Youngberg, LLLC
Contact: avandegna@syllc.com

Chapter: Inland Empire
Meeting Date: October 15, 2009
Subject: Occupational and Vendor Fraud
Speaker(s): David Wall, – EP Forensic and Valuation Services LLC
Contact: (909) 466-5252

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: October 8, 2009
Subject: Calpers Pension Contribution Rates, What To Expect And Why You Should Be Worried
Speaker(s): John E. Bartel, President of Bartel Associates, LLC
Contact: jbartel@bartel-associates.com

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: September 24, 2009
Subject: The Status of California Municipal Finance
Speaker(s): Ken Dieker, Principal with Del Rio Advisors, LLC
Contact: (209) 543-8704

Chapter: Coachella Valley Chapter
Meeting Date: Monday, Sept. 21, 2009
Subject: 2009/2010 & 2010/2011 Budget Impact on Redevelopment Agencies relative to State’s recent ERAF decisions
Speaker(s): Bill Bothwell, Senior Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Contact: (213) 612-2403 wbothwell@orrick.com

Chapter: San Gabriel Valley
Meeting Date: September 16, 2009
Subject: What’s New of the Redevelopment Horizon?
Speaker(s): Suzanne Harrell, Harrell & Company
Contact: (714) 939-1464 – s.harrell@harrellco.com

Chapter: Central Coast
Meeting Date: Thursday, September 10, 2009
Subject: Statewide Taxable American Recovery – STAR Bond program
Speaker(s): Dennis McGuire, Senior Vice President, Piper Jaffray, Sacramento Office
Contact: (916) 449-3922 Dennis.J.McGuire@pjc.com

Chapter: Inland Empire
Meeting Date: August 20, 2009
Subject: Impact of Economic Downturn on Employer Contributions and Temporary Changes to the CalPERS Smoothing Methods
Speaker(s): Rick Santos, Senior Pension Actuary CalPERS
Contact: Richard_santos@calpers.ca.gov

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: Thursday, August 13, 2009
Subject: Methods and Trends in Justifying User and Regulatory Fees
Speaker(s): Jeanette Hahn, Director, NBS Government Solutions
Contact: (800) 676-7516 jhahn@nbsgov.com

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: July 16, 2009
Subject: Taxable Bond Financing
Speaker(s): Rick Kiss, Piper Jaffray & Co.
Contact: (800) 214-0540

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: July 9, 2009
Subject: Assessment Roll’s Negative Turn, How Did It Happen and Where Is It Going?
Speaker(s): Dan Goodwin, County of Ventura, Assessor
Contact: Dan.Goodwin@ventura.org

Chapter: Inland Empire
Meeting Date: June 18, 2009
Subject: Payment & Financial System Crime Prevention
Speaker(s): Agent Brent Gee, US Secret Service
Contact: Carrie Corder – CarrieC@cvwdwater.com

Chapter: San Gabriel Valley
Meeting Date: June 17, 2009
Subject: What’s on the horizon for CSMFO
Speaker(s): Ronnie Campbell, Finance Director, City of Camarillo and Incoming President of CSMFO
Contact: Ronnie Campbell – 805-388-5321 – rcampbell@ci.camarillo.ca.us

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: Thursday, June 11, 2009
Subject: City of Thousand Oaks Employee Wellness Program: Small Investment Yields Large Returns
Speaker(s): Connie Hickman, Human Resources Director
Contact: (805) 449-2140 chickman@toaks.org

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: May 21, 2009
Subject: Dealing with foreclosure issues – utilities, code enforcement and weed abatement; Budget Impacts – how to deal with budget cuts, early retirement options/ severance options, work furloughs, and stimulus funding; Innovative ways to generate additional revenue
Speaker(s): Roundtable discussion
Contact: Teri Albrecht

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Subject: Tax Exempt Bonds – Post Bond Issuance Compliance
Speaker(s): Scott Schickli of Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliff, LLP
Contact: (503) 943-4830 sschickli@orrick.com

Chapter: Inland Empire
Meeting Date: April 16, 2009
Subject: What Issuers of Federal Securities Law Should Know
Speaker(s): Chris Lynch & Scott Ferguson, Jones Hall
Contact: Carrie Corder – CarrieC@cvwdwater.com

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: Thursday, April 9, 2009
Subject: Revenue Enhancement Opportunities Through Business and Sales Tax Audits
Speaker(s): Marta Bonnin, Senior Audit Supervisor, Hinderliter, de Llamas and Associates
Contact: Marta Bonnin: (909) 861-4335 mbonnin@hdlcompanies.com

Chapter: Central Valley
Meeting Date: March 19, 2009
Subject: California High Speed Rail Committee
Speaker(s): Judge Quentin L. Kopp, Chairman of the California High Speed Rail Committee
Contact: (916) 324-1541

Chapter: Channel Counties
Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Subject: Life After AB 1389 – An Update (Redevelopment Agencies pass-Through Payments)
Speaker(s): Donald L. Parker, CPA, Partner, Lance, Soll and Lunghard, LLP
Contact: (714) 672-0022 donald.parker@slscpas.com

Chapter: Inland Empire
Meeting Date: February 12, 2009
Subject: State Budget Crisis and Economic Stimulus Package
Speaker(s): Dave Willmon, Regional Public Affairs Manager League of California Cities (Riverside County)
Contact: Carrie Corder – CarrieC@cvwdwater.com