The virginia peninsula chapter of the Association of government accountants


Travel Information


Parking is free at the ODU Higher Education Center. Special Event guests Parking is on Lot 3. Here's the direction to the ODU Higher ED guest parking:

From Princess Anne Road (opposite the Landstown High School) enter Concert Drive. 

The first building on the left side of the Concert Drive is the ODU Higher Education building. Turn left towards the building.

Facing the building turn right. You will see signs along the parking entrance. You will pass Lot 2 and the last entrance to the parking is Lot 3. This is the parking spot for the Special Event guests.

There is an entrance door near the parking Lot 3. 

The Lecture Hall is located on the 2nd floor room 244. Take the right hand side of the stairs and then left to the Hallway. The receptionist will place signs leading to the Lecture Hall for AGA/ASMC attendees.




Point of Contact


AGA POC: Lance Poulter, (757) 580-9076
ASMC POC: Joe Cattoi 



​Details for the AGA Virginia Peninsula and ASMC Hampton Roads Chapters’ Spring Professional Development Training 2015


Theme: “Building Success” 

Targeted Audience: This event is geared towards accountants, auditors, financial analysts, financial managers, budget analysts, performance managers, chief financial officers, information systems managers, finance directors, etc. employed at all levels of federal, state and local government organizations and in the private sector and academia. 

Attendee Registration Costs: Member’s Early Bird Special registration fee of $130 is available to current members of AGA and ASMC attending both days. Please take note, early Bird special ends March 02, 2015. As a benefit of AGA and ASMC membership, current AGA and ASMC members receive a value-priced registration fee of $140. Current membership will be verified by registration administrators. 

The registration fee for non-members is $180 for both days. Additionally, attendees who are full-time college students that are not employed full-time and attendees that are experiencing financial hardship due to lack of full-time employment, are eligible for a discounted rate of $75 for both days. Please email agavapen@gmail.com for more information on this option and registration administrators will manually register you.

Continuing Professional Education: Attendees will be provided educational opportunities to earn up to 14 CPE. Expert speakers will cover various topics related to government financial management, such as governmental auditing, accounting, economics, finance, and leadership. 

A breakout of the topics and CPE fields of study will be provided and attendees are encouraged to retain this information for their training records. Upon verification of actual attendance, CPE certificates and an evaluation form will be emailed to attendees after the event. 

Meals: Light breakfast with coffee/water and lunch will be served for all attendees, speakers and sponsors. 

Networking: Attendees will be able to network with other government financial management professionals during breaks and meals. This event will allow attendees to catch up with colleagues and make new connections. We encourage attendees to bring business cards and other contact information ready to share with each other. 

Community Outreach: Attendees will have the opportunity to support FoodBank of Southeastern Virginia through voluntary fundraising donations.


​Dress Code: ​Business Casual




​​​​​​​Overview


The AGA Virginia Peninsula and ASMC Hampton Roads Chapters are having a two-day training with a focus on “Building Success”, geared towards all AGA and ASMC members and non-members in the government financial management field. This training day will benefit accountants, auditors, financial analysts, financial managers, budget analysts, performance managers, chief financial officers, information systems managers, finance directors, etc. employed at all levels of federal, state and local government organizations and in the private sector and academia. Attendees will be provided educational opportunities to earn up to 14 CPE and network with other government financial management professionals. 


AGA & ASMC Joint Spring Training 2015

                 Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 07:00 AM to Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 04:00 PM

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AGA/ASMC Spring PDT 2015 Agenda 
“Building Success”


​Below is a timeline of the training schedule, including meals and breaks throughout the training day. Agenda subject to change.

March 24, 2015 (Tuesday)

7:00 - 7:30  Registration and Breakfast

7:30 - 7:45 Welcome Remarks & Announcements

7:45 - 8:35  
Top 10 Management Lessons I Have Learned from Training Videos 
FOS: Business Management and Organization 

 Dr. George M. Yacus, PhD, Process Improvement Specialist and Lean Six Sigma 
Master Black Belt, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy

8:35 - 8:45 Stretch Break

8:45 - 9:35
 Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request; FOS: Business Management and Organization
Gretchen Anderson, Director for Revolving Funds Office of the Under Secretary of 
Defense (Comptroller)


9:35 - 10:00  Snack Break/Visit Sponsor Booth 

10:00 - 11:50  
What's New in Government Internal Control and Auditing Standards
 FOS: Governmental Accounting 
Kristen Kociolek, Assistant Director, Financial
Government Accountability Office

11:50 - 12:30  Lunch Break/Visit Sponsor Booth

12:30 - 12:40  Announcements/Charity Raffle

12:40 - 1:30  
Exploring the Fiscal Condition of the Federal Government and Its Impact on the States
 FOS: Governmental accounting 
 Edward J. Mazur, CPA, MBA, Senior Advisor for Public Sector Services 
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP 

1:30 - 1:40  Stretch Break 

1:40 - 2:30  
Annual Federal & Regional Economic Forecast: FOS: Economics
 Dr. Larry Filer, PhD; Associate Professor of Economics, Associate of the 
Economic Forecasting Project, Old Dominion University

2:30 - 2:45 Snack Break/Visit Booth

2:45 - 3:35  
Contracts: Balancing Compliance with Strategic Supporting
FOS: Business Management and Organization 
Stephen B. Gordon, PhD, FNIGP, CPPO ; Professor of Practice; Program Director, 
Graduate Certificate in Public Procurement and Contract Management; 
Old Dominion University; Strome College of Business Institute for Public Service

3:35 - 4:00  Charity Raffle Drawing & Adjournment





March 25, 2015 (Wednesday)

7:00 - 7:30  Registration and Breakfast

7:30 - 7:45  Announcements & Welcome Remarks

7:45 - 8:35  
Fraud Risks 
 Mark T. Park, Special Agent, Norfolk Federal Bureau of Investigation 
FOS: Accounting

8:35 - 8:45  Stretch Break

8:45 - 9:35  
Transition to a Control Based Audit 
FOS: Governmental Auditing 
August Martin, Manager, Advisory Services Practice, Ernest & Young 
Bart Pressel, Manager, Advisory Services Practice, Ernest & Young

9:35 - 10:00  Snack Break/Visit Booth 

10:00 - 10:50  
GASB Updates
 FOS: Governmental Accounting 
Krista Edoff, Audit Partner, Government Services Industry Group, Cherry Bekaert

10:50 - 11:00  Stretch Break/Visit Booth

11:00 - 11:50  
Selected Highlights of Super-Circular Changes -- a Sea-Change or Tidal Wave? 
 James McKay, Senior Director, Grant Financial Management and Technical Assistance, 
FOS: Governmental Accounting 
Kforce Government Solutions (KGS)

11:50 - 12:40  Lunch Break/Visit Booth

12:40 - 12:50  Announcements/Charity Raffle Drawing

12:50 - 1:40  
Leading from Within: FOS: Personal Development
 Daniel J. Tenney, CFO, National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) 
Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA


1:40 - 1:50  Stretch Break/Visit Booth

1:50 - 2:40  Navy Defensive Cyberspace Operations; FOS: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
 James A. Granger II, Director of Capabilities and Readiness, 
 Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command

2:40 - 2:55  Snack Break/Visit Booth 

2:55 - 3:45  
DHS Grants: Awards, Audits, Appeals; FOS: Business Management and Organization 
 Peter McGrath, Senior Director, FEMA Region II Grants

3:45 - 4:00  Charity Raffle Drawing & Adjournment


  Speaker Bios