Speakers Information

AGA/ASMC Governmental Professional Development Conference

August 15-16, 2011
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

Presented by: AGA Hawaii and ASMC Aloha Chapter

Featured Speakers

(w/presentations approved for distribution by speakers)

Evie Barry, Director of Performance Reporting, Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

David Bean, Director of Research and Technical Activities, Governmental Accounting Standards Board

Stuart Bowen, Jr, Inspector General, Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction

Gordon Bruce, Chief Information Officer, City and County of Honolulu
>> Presentation 1: It’s About Time . . . 
>> Presentation 2: Social Media and Mobility . . .

Dick Bunce, National President, Association of Government Accountants

Bradford Byrnes, Chief Counsel, Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command
>> Presentation: Ethics and the Law

Peter Carlisle, Mayor, City and County of Honolulu
>> Presentation: Hard Choices Today Will Lead to Long-Term Fiscal Stability

Pam Chambers, Presentation Coach, Pam Chambers Consulting

Jay L. Cooper, Director, Civilian Resources and Business Affairs Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy

James Dalkin, Director of the Financial Management and Assurance Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office
>> Presentation: Yellow Book: What You Need to Know

Sharon B. Danburg, Chief of Workforce Development, Education and Training, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Operations

Debra Delmar, Managing Partner, Vanguard Advisors LLC

Frederick Dini, President, Aloha Chapter, American Society of Military Comptrollers

Christopher Flaggs, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Department of State

Susan Fritzlen, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, Association of Government Accountants

Keith Gallagher, Brig. Gen., Commander of Europe Regional Medical Command, US Army

William J GoodrichChief, Security Assistance Budget Division, PACOM
>> Presentation: Foreign Disaster Relief (FDR) Operations . . .

Richard Gustafson, Principal, Kearney & Company P.C

Susan Hall, Deputy City Auditor Office of the City Auditor, City and County of Honolulu

Linda O. Heffernan, Team Chief Air Force Audit Agency Hickam Air Force Base

Dennis Higashiguchi, Manager of Consulting Services, N&K CPA’s Inc.

Joan Hobbs, Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audit, Special Operations, Department of Housing and Urban Development
>> Presentation: Civil Fraud Can Bring Back $$$ Millions . . .

John E. Holes, COL, USAF (retired), Health System Specialist, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Pacific Island Health Care System
>> Presentation: Intra-Governmental Cooperation - Tripler Army Medical Center and VA . . .

Morgan Kinghorn, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Kristen Landry, Financial Policy & Travel Branch Manager, Transportation Security Administration

Rod Massey, Vice President, Public Services, SAP AG

Mary Sally Matiella, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Financial Management and Comptroller

Mike McCord, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Dept of Defense

James McKay, Deputy Director, Office of Financial Management, Transportation Security Administration

Dr. Jamie M. Morin, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management and Comptroller

Don Mullinax, Regional Director, Defense Contract Audit Agency, Western Region
>> Presentation: Danger in the Comfort Zone

Pat Oki, Chapter President and Conference Chair, AGA Hawaii

Michael Pai, Public Auditor, Office of the Public Auditor, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands(CNMI)

Tracy Porter, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

Charles Ray, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard

James Remis, Partner, Federman, Lally & Remis LLC

Roger Scearce, Senior Partner, Vanguard Advisors LLC
>> Presentation: OMG! RUKM? Defense $ ?? WDWDN?

Radha Sekar, Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Donny Shimamoto, Managing Director, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLP
>> Presentation 1: SSAE 16/SOC 1 Reports
>> Presentation 2: Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 & 3 Reports

Troy Shimasaki, Senior Auditor, Office of the City Auditor, City & County of Honolulu

Tom Simon, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Caral Spangler, Assistant Deputy Commandant, Programs and Resources Department, and Fiscal Director, U.S. Marine Corps

Gwen Sykes, Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Morehouse College

William Thresher, SES 2, Director, TRICARE Region South

Alvin (Al) Tucker, Executive Director, American Society of Military Comptrollers
>> Presentation: ASMC National Update

Aubrey Vaughan, Managing Director of Oversight Systems

Tawei (David) Wang, Assistant Professor of Accounting, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii at Manoa
>> Presentation: Putting Application Controls Under the Spotlight

Col (ret) Dave Weinberg, Principal, Kearney and Company

Harvey F. Weiner, Senior Assistant Vice President, MIL Corporation

Dallas Weyand, Manager, Solutions Practice, KMH LLP

Richard Willett, Senior Principal, Thompson, Cobb, Bazilio & Associates

Clifton Williams, Partner, Grant Thornton LLP
>> Presentation: Surviving the Cut . . .

Jan Yamane, Deputy Auditor/General Counsel, Office of the Auditor, State of Hawaii

Edwin S.W. Young, City Auditor, Office of the City Auditor, Honolulu

David M. Zavada, Partner, Kearney & Company
>> Presentation: Emerging Issues in Federal Financial Management

Nancy Zmyslinski, Deputy Director for Strategic Business Management, DFAS
>> Presentation: Improving Efficiency and Reducing Improper Payments