Our spring, 2017 conference is now underway at Crowne Plaza--Union Station in Indianapolis. This week, county auditors from throughout Indiana will delve into important tax and budget topics, share resources and ideas, and learn about local government updates, all to help us better serve the taxpayers.
Monday, May 22
Tuesday, May 23
President-Elect Pauline Graff, Elkhart County Auditor, gets ready for auditor and vendor registration.
Treasurer Julie Fox, Marshall County Auditor (seated), works the registration table and checks in Hancock County Auditor Robin Lowder and her staff.
Welcome, Ohio County Auditor's Office! Treasurer Julie Fox greets Ohio County Auditor Deb Cappel and her staff.
Panel Q&A: The educational session continued with a panel discussion with questions posed by county auditors. The topics covered a wide array of issues that we deal with everyday, from state audits to appropriations to splits and deductions. Panelists were (left to right) Dan Bastin of Morgan County, Gayle Pennington of Dearborn County, Vicki Urbanik of Porter County, moderator Patty Ball of Daviess County, Jennifer Flater of Clay County, Debbie Stevens of Warrick County, Kay Myers of LaGrange County, and Nick Jordan of Allen County.
Wednesday, May 24
In opening remarks, Indiana Auditor of State Tera Klutz addresses new initiatives in her office. Also giving opening remarks were (left to right, seated) State Examiner Paul Joyce, State Board of Accounts Director of County Services Lori Rogers, and Association President-Elect Pauline Graff.
Indiana Department of Local Government Finance Commissioner Courtney Schaafsma reviews new legislation of importance to county auditors.
Wednesday evening entertainment: Casino night at Union Station
Thursday, May 25
Indiana Commissioner of Labor Rick Ruble kicks off another full day of learning with a review of labor laws and employment issues.
Auditors! From left to right: Association secretary Vicki Urbanik of Porter County, Association Vice-President Patty Ball of Daviess County, Indiana Auditor of State (and former Association officer and County Auditor) Tera Klutz, Association President-Elect Pauline Graff of Elkhart County, and Association Treasurer Julie Fox of Marshall County.