Texas Association of County Auditors January On the Road Area Training

January 17 - 18, 2019

Embassy Suites by Hilton Laredo
110 Calle del Norte Rd.
Laredo, TX 78041

For more information contact Gaby Lopez, Webb County Deputy Auditor, at (956) 523-4015.

Host Hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Laredo
Group Code: TAC
110 Calle del Norte Rd.
Laredo, TX  78041
(956) 723-9100

Rate: $94 King or Double Queen rooms, plus taxes. Ask for the Texas Association of County Auditors room block to receive the group rate.

Deadline to reserve room at special rate is Jan. 1, 2019.

Host Hotel
Embassy Suites by Hilton Laredo
Group Code: TAC
110 Calle del Norte Rd.
Laredo, TX  78041
(956) 723-9100

Rate: $94 King or Double Queen rooms, plus taxes. Ask for the Texas Association of County Auditors room block to receive the group rate.

Deadline to reserve room at special rate is Jan. 1, 2019.

We encourage you to make reservations early.

Hotel check-in: 3 p.m.
Hotel checkout: Noon

Parking Rates
Complimentary self-parking.
Valet parking not available.

For ADA or other special accomodations, please contact Luz Hinojosa at (800) 456-5974.
Thursday, Jan. 17
8 a.m. Opening / Welcome
Judge Tano Tijerina, Webb County Judge
8:15-9:05 a.m. Economic Paramaters Affecting Interest Rates
Fernando Pulido, Multi Bank Securities, Inc.
9:05-10:20 a.m. Twists and Turns of the American Health Care Act
Quincy Quinlan, Director of Health and Benefits Services, Texas Association of Counties
10:20-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:45 a.m. Compliance with Collections Improvement Program
David Cueva, Audit Manager, Office of Court Administration
11:45 a.m.-1:10 p.m. Lunch
1:10-2 p.m. Court Collections
Jeffrey Tsunekawa, R&CS Manager, Office of Court Administration
2-2:50 p.m. Fraud: Who Dunnit?
Leslie Wilks Garcia, Chief Assistant County Auditor, Harris County Auditor's Office
2:50-3 p.m. Break
3-4:45 p.m. Vendor & Contract Risk Management Workshop
Robert Ruiz, Associate Director of Risk Management Services, Texas Association of Counties
Todd Kisel, Risk Management Consultant, Texas Association of Counties
 
Friday, Jan. 18
8:15-9:05 a.m. Unclaimed Property Recording
Ashley Bullock, Holder Education and Reporting, Unclaimed Property-Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
9:05-10:20 a.m. Fund Accounting - 101
James Wells, Denton County Auditor
10:20-10:30 a.m. Break
10:30-11:45 a.m. Auditing Purchasing Inventory
Joe Yebra, Director of Internal Audit, Bexar County
11:45 a.m.-1:10 p.m. Lunch
1:10-2 p.m. Fundamentals of Grant Reporting
Leslie Wilks Garcia, Chief Assistant County Auditor, Harris County Auditor's Office
2-2:50 p.m. County and Local AG Extension Program Coordination
Martha A. Ramirez, County Extension Agent, Webb County
Angelica Sifuentes, County Extension Agent - Family & Community Health, Webb County

*Agenda subject to change
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There are no prerequisites required for any of the sessions. The conference offers continuing education credit for county auditors and assistant county auditors. Please check back for updates on the exact number of hours to be offered.

For more information, contact Gaby Lopez, Webb County Deputy Auditor,​ at (956) 523-4015.

County official organization support and event services provided by Texas Association of Counties.
Please email notice of your cancellation to Sam Burke or fax to (512) 477-1324.
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