County auditors, staff members, state officials, and vendors gathered for the Indiana County Auditors' fall conference Oct. 25-28, 2022 at the Belterra Resort in Switzerland County.
The week of training and networking included recognition of the County Auditors who have served on association committees and as district chairs, recognition of those leaving office this year, and the election of the 2023 officers.
Below are some scenes from our fall conference. Videos of the presentations will be posted on this website once they are available.
|Registration Opens! ICAA officers Deb Stevens, Rachel Oesterreich and Amy Hochstrasser welcome county auditors to conference at the registration table.
|A scene of the conference training.
|Indiana Deputy State Examiners Beth Kelley (seated) and Tammy White (at podium) give conference opening remarks.
|DLGF Commissioner Wes Bennett, in his address to the county auditors, urged the auditors whose terms are ending to "finish strong!"
|Also addressing the county auditors was Indiana Auditor of State Tera Klutz, who spoke on matters including upcoming legislative issues.
|Association of Indiana Counties Executive Director David Bottorff spoke on several topics, including the upcoming Newly Elected Officials training on Dec. 6-8 and statewide proposals to improve mental health services.
|Leading a number of training sessions on appropriations, the chart of accounts, payroll processes and more was Lori Rogers, SBOA Technical Assistance Director for Counties.
|Leading training sessions on ARPA, prescribed forms, federal grant audits and more was Ricci Hofherr, SBOA Technical Assistance Director for Counties.
|Speaking on settlement were Jamie Cope (seated) and Kim Diller (at podium) from the Auditor of State Office.
|Also speaking to the auditors was Fred VanDorp, DLGF Budget Director. Seated is ICAA President Jennifer Flater.
|Giving updates about the Indiana Public Defender Commission was Andrew Cullen, Director of Public Policy & Communications.
|Speaking on the Indiana Open Door Law was Public Access Counselor Luke Britt.
|The Association's Wednesday evening activity was Oktoberfest, which included an upbeat dueling piano performance. Joining the entertainers onstage were AIC's Jacque Clements and Ohio County Auditor Amy Hochstrasser.
|Receiving recognition for their work on the ICAA Education Committee were (left to right) Christina Sriver, Chad Shireman, Debbie Walker, Tami Jackson, and Susan Sleeper.
|Recognized for their work as ICAA District Chairs were (left to right) Julia Reeves, Lonnie Stroud, Patty Pickens, Jennifer Andel, Gayle Rogers, and Gregg Townsend.
|At the ICAA business meeting, treasurer Rachel Oesterreich gave the association's fall financial report, and Tami Jackson of Newton County gave the internal audit findings.