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January 17, 2019

SPEAKER: To be Announced  

TOPIC: To be Announced

PRESENTATION MATERIAL:  Will be posted here if available

Time:  11:30 to 1:00 

Location: Lion House, 63 East South Temple in Salt Lake City.

Validated parking at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. 


Online (credit card) by noon Monday, January 14. Click here


RSVP Michelle Bartlett at or (801) 545-5672 by noon Monday, January 14.


Members $16.  Non-members $22.  Students $7 with show of student ID at the door.   

Registrants may send a replacement if unable to attend.  Otherwise you will be assessed for the reserved meal. 

MENU:  Caesar salad, bacon wrapped pork loin served w/aujus, mashed sweet potatoes, fresh seasonal vegetable, roll and apple pie     

CPE Certificate - available after the training

Previous Monthly Training



Kevin Lucus - Utah State Travel Office

State Government Travel


Robert Bentley - UEN (Utah Education Network)

Overview of UEN programs and savings created for taxpayers through distance learning and other technology


Chet Loftis - Director of PEHP  

Strategies for  Managing Healthcare Costs


Darren Marshall - Assistant VP for Budget Services and Financial Planning SLCC

Higher Education Financing and Budget Issues


Representative Robert Spendlove  -House Dist 49

Legislative Overview


Bobby A. Derrick, MBA, CGFM - AGA National Field Representative & Past President

The Value of CGFM


John Dougal - Utah State Audiror

How to Avoid an Audit: Top Issues & Best Practices


Jim Grover, Governor's Office of Economic Development

The Benefits of a Business Intelligence Reporting Platform Like Tableau



Sterling Jensen, former Head of the Trust Dept. at Wells Fargo Bank

Investment Trends


Missy Larsen, Former Chief of Staff - Utah Attorney General's Office

Working in Government, Private Industry, and Community - Making a Career Path for Yourself


Rick Little, Governor's Office of management and Budget

"False News" - the Misuse of Data, Because we have so much of it


Virgnia Pearce, Utah Film Commission

Films in Utah and the Economic Impact


Representative Eric K. Hutchings, House Dist 38 - Kearns

Legislative Update


Representative Brian S. King, House Dist 28 - Salt Lake City

Legislative Update


Ze Xiao - Salt Lake City 

Welcoming Salt Lake Initiative - Economic Benefits of Refugees


Ann Ebberts, AGA National CEO

Challenges in Government Financial Management