Presentations > Spring Conference > 2011 Spring Conference

All Presentations from Fall 2011 to present can be found in the Members Only Documents section. If you are not a member and attended the conference please e-mail the Associaiton Manager Misty Slagle with a list of presentations you would like sent to you.

2011 Spring Conference Presentations

Monday March 7, 2011

>Create Your Ultimate Year - Shawna Schuh

>Mastering Your Presentation Skills - Shawna Schuh

>When Your Capital Project Makes the Front Page for the Wrong Reason -
Jeff White, Marion County
Toby LaFrance, City of Tigard

>Bargaining Strategies During Tough Economic Times -
Ralph Wyatt, Linn County
Diana Moffat, Local Government Personell Institute

Creative Solutions - Strengethening Your Financial
Condition in a Tough Economy
Jim Lanzarotta, Moss Adams, LLP

Bonds as a Financing Resource
Toby LaFrance, City of Tigard
Katie Schwab, Wedbush Securities, Inc.
Geoff Urbina, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Inc.

Investments Mini-Series
Laurie Steele, Marion County
Mark Campbell, Multnomah County
Dave Sloop, CastleOak Securities

GASB Update
Rob Moody, Talbot, Korvola & Warwick, LLP

Official Statements for Dummies
Christine Reynolds, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
Mary MacPherson, Seattle Northwest Securities, Inc.
Jonas Biery, City of Portland

Local Government Revenues
"The Purpose of State Forest Trust Lands & The Interest of Trust Land Counties" Paul Levesque (October 2006)

Can you HELP me NOW?
Tammy Donahue, City of Eugene

Your Bank as a Financing Resource

Tuesday March 8, 2011

Excellence Under Pressure, The Physiology of Leadership & Reducing Stress and Avoiding Burnout
Robin Rose (Presentations by Robin Rose are available by
e-mailing Association Manager Misty Slagle)

Fraud I - Can the City of Bell Happen Here
Nancy Young, Moss Adams, LLP

Banking Fees - Analysis & Strategies
Laurie Steele , Marion County
Michael Hodge, US Bank

Fraud II - Fighting Fraud: Strategies to Help Guard Against Financial and Reputational Risk

Top 10 Financial Policies Everyone Should Have
Eric Johansen, City of Portland
Roger Dawes, Washington County
Don Hudson, City of Tualatin
Gary Wallis, City of Wilsonville

Urban Renewal Where are We Today?
Alec Jenson, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue
Don Mazziotti, City of Beaverton
Eric Johansen, City of Portland
Harvey Rogers, K&L Gates, LLP

Managing Your Career: The Different Paths to Success
Terry McCall, Portfolio Services for Government
Rhyan VanHorn, Tri-Met
Heidi Starks, West Slope Water District

Albany Dash Board
City of Albany

Wednesday March 9, 2011

GFOA Subcommittee Updates
Marc Gonzales, Clackamas County
Eric Johansen, City of Portland
Deanne Woodring, Davidson Fixed Income Management

Closing General Session -Memory Magic
Paul Mellor


Thank you to the following 2010 Spring Conference Platinum Sponsors!