FGFOA Webinars


Participation is free and only available to current FGFOA Members. Please make sure to keep your FGFOA membership current to be eligible to receive upcoming Webinar announcements via email.

Registration information is emailed directly to all members as each webinar draws near; approximately two weeks prior to each webinar. This is a great opportunity to earn free CPE credits! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. This confirmation is unique to you, and you will need that link to log-in and connect to the Webinar.

For additional information regarding registration, please contact Karen Pastula at (850) 701-3618.

FGFOA 2017/2018 Webinar Schedule
Webinar Topics are Subject to Change

January       
February    
March       
April      
May      
June      
July      
August Fiduciary Considerations for Government Retirement Plans  08/17/2017   2:00 - 3:40 
September  Records Management Basics  09/21/2017  2:00 - 3:40 
October      
November      
December      


Current Webinar
August 17, 2017
Fiduciary Considerations for Governmental Retirement Plans
Speaker: Frank Wan, Senior Vice President, Burgess Chambers & Associates, Inc.



Past Webinars
July 20, 2017 Basic Government Resource Manual
Speakers: Eduardo Castaneda, Moore Stephens and Lovelace and Melissa Burns, Chair of Technical Resource Committee

May 16, 2017 Legislative Update
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Sr. Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Laura Youmans, Associate Director of Public Policy, Florida Association of Counties

April 20, 2017 
Building a Better Budget Document
Speaker: John Fishbein, Senior Program Manager, GFOA

February 16, 2017
 Constitutional Revision Commission (CRC) & Healthcare Reform Update/Wellness Initiatives in the Workplace
Speakers: David Cruz, Assistant General Counsel and Clay Austin, Assistant Director of Trust Services, Florida League of Cities

January 19, 2017 Cloud Computing
Speakers: John Christly, Chief Information Security Officer, Netsurion and EventTracker, and William Blend, CPA, CFE, Moore Stephens and Lovelace

December 15, 2016 
Current Trends in Public Finance and Capital Markets & Continuing Disclosure Update
(separate presentations - links under speakers)
 
Speakers: Kelly Cochran, HR Director, Warren Averett Workplace; Gerriann Fagan, Warren Averett Workplace; Arnold (Trip) Umback III, Attorney, Starness Davis Florie
  

August 18, 2016 Strategic Planning, Performance Measures, and Benchmarks
Speaker: Eric R. Johnson, MPA, Assistant County Administrator, Hillsborough County 

Speaker: Paul Perry, FHFMA, CITP, CPA, Senior Manager, Director of Security Services, Warren Averett 
 
Speaker: Michelle Blackstock, CPA/CITP, Crowe Horwath LLP
 
April 14, 2016 Legislative Update 
Speakers: Amber Hughes, Legislative Advocate, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Policy Director, Florida Association of Counties 
 
Speaker: David Jang, Partner, Client Advisory Services, Wertz York Capital Management 
 
February 18, 2016 Budgeting
Speaker: Sherry Mehl, Director of Administration and Budget, Putnam County Clerk of Courts 
 
Speakers: Ken Burke, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller, Pinellas County, and Samantha Wolfe, Interim Senior Strategic Planner, City of Gainesville
 
October 15, 2015 GASB Hot Topics
Speaker: Michael D. Futterman, CPA, Partner, Assurance Services, Marcum LLP 
 
August 20, 2015 IRS Affordable Care Act Reporting, and handout: Form 1095-C
Speaker: Kate Grangard, CPA, CFO/COO, Gehring Group 
 
Speakers: Kraig Conn, Amber Hughes, Florida League of Cities and Davin Suggs, Florida Association of Counties
 
Speakers: Erik Dingwall, Managing Director, BLX Group LLC, Jim Kelly, Director, RBC Capital Markets, and Julie Santamaria, Director, RBC Capital Markets
 
April 16, 2015 Internal Control over Financial Reporting
Speakers: Israel Gomez, CPA, Partner and Marc Grace, CPA, Manager, Keefe McCullough CPAs & Trusted Advisors

March 19, 2015 Leadership 
Speaker: Nicole Gasparri, CGFO, Organizational Program Manager, City of Boca Raton  
 
February 19, 2015 Budgeting Basics 
Speaker: Michael D. Perry, CGFO, Budget Officer, City of Tampa 
CPE Reporting Verification:  Your participation will be recorded through the webinar software.  You must be present and signed in the entire 100 minutes to receive credit.  The FGFOA will receive a verification report after the webinar and will prepare the CPE certificates.  You should receive your certificate via email in approximately 30 days.  



Past Webinar Presentations