Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Auditors Attend AIC Annual Conference and Affiliate Meeting


The Association of Indiana Counties held its annual conference September 19-22 at the Century Center in South Bend. During the conference, the Indiana County Auditors' Association held an affiliate session, at which we heard from a variety of state officials and participated in a roundtable discussion about important topics affecting our offices.

Congratulations to ICAA President Jennifer Flater for being recognized as "Auditor of the Year" by the AIC and to all the county auditors and deputies who were recognized for their ongoing education through the AIC Institute for Excellence.

Below are some scenes from the AIC conference.

The AIC Institute for Excellence honored 43 county officials for their continuing education efforts. In the photo above are some of the County Auditors and deputies who received Institute certificates and/or other awards. Shown left to right are: Kris Jensen, Elkhart County Property Compliance Manager; Amy Hochstrasser, Ohio County Auditor; Jennifer Flater, Clay County Auditor; Patty Pickens, Elkhart County Auditor; Kim Meyers, Steuben County Auditor; Vicki Urbanik, Porter County Auditor; Lisa McCormick Wells County Auditor.
Other county auditors and deputies honored were: Pam Goffinet, Perry County Auditor; Tiara Jackson, Elkhart County First Deputy Auditor; Beth Myers, Carroll County Auditor; Susan Sleeper, DeKalb County Auditor; Amy Thompson, Johnson County First Deputy Auditor; Mary Brown, Miami County Auditor; Julia Reeves, Brown County Auditor; BJ Farrell, Warrick County Deputy Auditor; Gayle Rogers, White County Auditor; Christina Sriver, Fulton County Auditor.

Auditor of the Year! ICAA 2022 President Jennifer Flater was selected by the association as the AIC's Auditor of the Year.

Presenting the award to Jennifer Flater is AIC Board President Kent Ward.

Indiana State Board of Accounts representatives spoke at our Auditors' Affiliate session. Shown are Beth Kelly, Deputy State Examiner; Paul Joyce, State Examiner; Lori Rogers and Ricci Hofherr, SBOA Government Technical Assistance and Compliance Directors for Counties.

ICAA President Jennifer Flater addresses the affiliate meeting.

AIC Board President Kent Ward, Incoming President Mendy Lassaline, and AIC Executive Director David Bottorff spoke at our Affiliate session. 


Also speaking at our Affiliate session was Department of Local Government Finance Commissioner Wes Bennett.

Auditors attending the Affiliate meeting.

Friday, September 9, 2022

Fall, 2022 Conference!

 County Auditors,

Our Indiana County Auditors' Association's 2022 fall conference is right around the corner. We will be meeting at Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, Ind. Oct. 25 through Oct. 28.

The registration deadline is Oct. 12. Emails were sent on Friday, Sept. 9 with the registration form. The registration form is also available at the following link: Fall 2022 Auditor Registration.

The special group room rate at Belterra will be available until Oct. 12. To reserve a room, you must register online at the following link: INDIANAAUDITORASSOC-S1022IA

The following information will help you plan for the conference:

  • The Association of Indiana Counties will offer an education class on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 25th.  Registration for this class is through AIC.
  • Tuesday evening is vendor night.

  • Wednesday and Thursday training will be facilitated by the Indiana State Board of Accounts.  The SBOA will provide an agenda and a call letter separately.

  • The Wednesday evening entertainment will be a Beer Garden Theme, dinner, and games at the resort.
  • The Auditors’ Association business meeting will be 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday.

  • Thursday evening is the Association dinner with special guest providing entertainment at the resort.

  • On Friday morning, the SBOA will continue training and Q & A from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Our conference will conclude at noon on Friday.
We look forward to seeing you at Belterra!