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2017 NASCSP Spring Training Conference

NASCSP 2017 Spring Training Conference | Arlington, VA

The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) held their 2017 Spring Training Conference March 27-31, in Arlington, VA. Orientation and Monitor’s training was held on March 27th and 28th, while the core conference was March 29th-31st. Below are presentations from the sessions.

Pre-Conference

Jump to: CSBG Orientation | WAP Orientation | CSBG Monitor’s Training | WAP Monitor’s Training

Core Conference

Jump to: Wed. March 29 | Thurs. March 30 | Fri. March 31

CSBG Orientation

Monday

Orientation to the Division of State Assistance (DSA)Presenters: David Barrie, Financial Operations Branch Chief, Bill Bolduc, Chief, CSBG Program Operations, Seth Hassett, Director, Division of State Assistance, U.S. DHHS

Orientation to the CSBG StatutePresenter: Alison Ma’luf, Deputy Director/Senior Counsel, Community Action Program Legal Services Inc. (CAPLAW)

Monitoring Standards and PracticesPresenters: Jean Amison, CSBG/LIHEAP Program Manager, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and NASCSP Board Treasurer;  Katy Kujawski, Research Director, NASCSP; Karen Dunn, CSBG Program Manager, Washington State Department of Commerce

OMB Administrative RequirementsPresenter: Kevin Myren, CPA

Tuesday

Board Governance Resource and ToolsPresenter: Alison Ma’luf, Deputy Director/Senior Counsel, Community Action Program, Legal Services Inc. (CAPLAW)

Introduction to ROMAPresenters: Jackie Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP; Barbara Mooney, Director, ANCRT

CSBG Data Collection and ReportingPresenters: Lauren Cook, CSBG Deputy Director, NASCSP; Katy Kujawski, Research Director, NASCSP; Greg Pieper, CSBG Program Manager, Iowa Department of Human Rights

Implementation of the Annual ReportPresenters: Lauren Cook, CSBG Deputy Director, NASCSP; Katy Kujawski, Research Director, NASCSP; Greg Pieper, CSBG Program Manager, Iowa Department of Human Rights

Organizational Standards, Risk Mitigation, and the Training and Technical Assistance Resource CenterPresenter: Denise Harlow, Chief Executive Officer, Community Action Partnership, Jackie Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP

WAP Orientation

Monday

Let’s Talk Regulations with DOE-Presenter: Dave Rinebolt, WAP Manager, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE

Application ProcessPresenters: Christine Askew, Project Officer, Erica Burrin, Managing Team Lead, Tawanna Holloway, Project Officer, Floris Weston, Project Officer, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE

Eligibility DeterminationPresenters: Christine Askew, Project Officer, Sallie Glaize, Project Officer, Towanna Holloway, Project Officer, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE; Cynthia Simonson, SMS

Grant Application- Critical Components-

Part 1: Program Monitoring | Part 2: Technical Topics | Part 3: Training & Technical Assistance Plan | Part 4: Incidental Repairs and Health & Safety Measures

Presenters: Erica Burrin, Managing Team Lead, John Muckey, Project Officer, Josh Olsen, Lead Policy Advisor, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE; Kelly Cutchin, SMS

Tuesday

Ensuring the Technical Integrity of Your ProgramPresenters: Kelly Cutchin, SMS; Paul Donnelly, Weatherization Program Quality Assurance Manager, Wisconsin Department of Administration; Amy Klusmeier, Policy Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Administration; Derek Schroeder, Project Officer, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE

Ensuring the Programmatic Integrity of Your ProgramPresenters: Bruce Hagen, Program Manager, North Dakota Department of Commerce, NASCSP WAP Program Chair; Gwen Howe; Program Manager, Iowa Department of Human Rights

Researching, Finding, & SharingPresenter: Eric Behna, Program and Policy Analyst, NASCSP

 

CSBG Monitoring

Monday

A History and Systems Approach to MonitoringPresenters: Jenae Bjelland, Executive Director, NASCSP; Bill Brand, Administrator, Iowa Department of Human Rights; Karen Dunn, CSBG Manager, Washington State Department of Commerce

Performance Management Framework Focused MonitoringPresenters: Jenae Bjelland, Executive Director, NASCSP; Seth Hassett, Director, Division of Community Assistance, U.S. DHHS; Barbara Mooney, Director, Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers

CAA Risk AssessmentsPresenters: Jackie Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP; Matt Fitzgerald, Community Service Program Manager, Office of Volunteer and Community Services, Kris Schoenow, CCAP, Executive Director, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

How Do They Fit Together? Organizational Standards Monitoring, Corrective Action Plans, Quality Improvement Plans (QIP) and Technical Assistance Plans (TAP)-Presenters: Karen Dunn, CSBG Manager, Washington State Department of Commerce; Denise Harlow, Chief Executive Officer, Community Action Partnership; Tamara Fahey, CSBG Program Coordinator, Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development

Tuesday

OCS Federal Monitoring-Presenter: David Barrie, Financial Operations Branch Chief, Division of Community Assistance, U.S. DHHS 

T/TA Resources for Strengthening CAA Governance-Presenter: Allison Ma'luf, Esq., Deputy Director/Senior Counsel, Community Action Program Legal Services, Inc. (CAPLAW)

OMB Basics,  Fraud Concerns,  Fiscal Monitoring and Red Flags,  Audit Essentials Presenter: Kevin Myren, CPA

WAP Monitoring

Monday

Purpose of Monitoring-Presenters: Troy Cucchiara, Green Initiative Manager, New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority; Ray Judy, Energy Services Director, NASCSP; Scott Kashuba, Energy Program Developer, Ohio Development Services

Technical: Depth of Technical Monitoring VisitsPresenters: Justin Ackeret, Energy Advisor, Bartholomew County REMC; Todd McVicker, Technical Monitor, Division of Energy, Missouri Department of Economic Development

Programmatic: Financial Monitoring with Kevin MyrenPresenter: Kevin Myren, CPA

Technical: Understanding the RegulationsPresenters: Josh Olsen, Lead Policy Advisor, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S DOE

Programmatic: Understanding the RegulationsPresenter: Erica Burrin, Managing Team Lead, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE

Tuesday

Technical: Achieving Accountability through MonitoringPresenters: Justin Ackeret, Energy Advisor, Bartholomew County REMC; Randy Holm, Weatherization Field Specialist, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation; Steve Nall, Technical Team Lead, Indiana Community Action Association

Programmatic: Achieving Accountability through MonitoringPresenters: Pamela Emery, Program Analyst, Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority; Ray Judy, Energy Services Director, NASCSP; Amanda Rains, Weatherization Program Manager, Washington State Department of Commerce

Technical: Successful Monitoring – Sharing Best PracticesPresenter: Troy Cucchiara, Green Initiative Manager, New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority; Kirk Stone, Weatherization Program Manager, New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning

Programmatic: Successful Monitoring – Sharing Best PracticesPresenter: Kathy Blodgett, CD&R Programs Administrator, Arizona Department of Housing; Robert Garber, Energy Specialist III, Missouri Department of Economic Development

Incorporating Monitoring Results into Training  Presenter: Steve Nall, Technical Team Lead, Indiana Community Action Association

Wednesday | NASCSP Spring Training Conference

WAP and CSBG Planning and Action Roundtables:

Notes and/or any follow up materials will be sent directly to participants.

Thursday | NASCSP Spring Training Conference

CSBG: OCS Federal Perspective, Session 1 & 2Presenters: Kate Blunt, Senior Consultant, Federal Consulting Group, Bill Bolduc, Chief, CSBG Program Operations, Seth Hassett, Director, Division of Community Assistance, U.S. DHHS; Margaret C. Simms, PhD., Institute Fellow, Urban Institute

CSBG: Moving Forward with the Performance Management Framework and ROMA Next GenerationPresenters: Lauren Cook, CSBG Team Lead, Katy Kujawski, Research Director, NASCSP; Barbara Mooney, Director, Association of Nationally Certified ROMA Trainers; Jackie Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP

CSBG: The State of CSBG Data Collection and SubmissionPresenters:  Lauren Cook, CSBG Team Lead,  Katy Kujawski, Research Director, NASCSP;  Jenae Bjelland, Executive Director, NASCSP

WAP: DOE Federal Perspective - Session 1 & 2Presenters: Erica Burrin, Managing Team Lead; Josh Olsen, Lead Policy Advisor, Dave Rinebolt, WAP Manager, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE

WAP: Health and Safety UpdatePresenters: Paul Francisco, Research Engineer, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center; Josh Olsen, Lead Policy Advisor, Office of Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs, U.S. DOE

WAP: Weatherization Plus HealthPresenters: Eric Behna, Policy Analyst, NASCSP; Allen Carbert, Healthy Homes Program Manager, Opportunity Council

Friday | NASCSP Spring Training Conference

CSBG: State Office and State Association T/TA Plans and the Role of the RPICPresenters: Crystal Crews, Program Specialist, Office of Community Services, Administration of Children and Families, U.S. DHHS; Jarle Crocker, Director of Training and Technical Assistance, Community Action Partnership; Seth Hasset, Director, Division of Community Assistance; Jackie Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP; Laura Saintey, Project Manager,Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

CSBG: Exploring Funding FormulasPresenters: Tamberly Frazee, Community Action Program Administrator, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Jackie Orr, CSBG State Assistance Director, NASCSP; Marshall Vogts, Director of Programs, Office of Community Development, Oklahoma Department of Commerce

WAP: The Grantee/Sub-Grantee Relationship, Session 1Presenters: Ray Judy, Energy Services Director, NASCSP; Amy Klusmeier, Policy Analyst, Wisconsin Department of Administration

WAP: The Grantee/Sub-Grantee Relationship, Session 2Presenters: Colleen Hutson, Weatherization Housing Program Manager, North Central Community Action Agencies, Inc.; Ray Judy, Energy Services Director, NASCSP

 
 
 
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