6th Annual Statewide CaLBOC Conference
"Bond Oversight Basics"
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
1215 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
$50 per person, includes lunch & refreshments
Handout Materials Provided to Attendees.
Carole D'Elia has served as executive director
of the Little Hoover Commission since
November 2013. The Little Hoover Commission
is a bipartisan, independent state oversight
agency. As an advisory body to the Governor and Legislature, the Commission is known for its investigative reviews of state government operations that identify ways to improve program outcomes, increase transparency and reduce expenditures without sacrificing services. She has been with the Commission for 16 years previously serving as deputy executive director and project manager.
During the past three and a half years as executive director, Ms. D'Elia has overseen the adoption of 14 Commission reports on a broad spectrum of topics ranging from bond oversight and improving Californians interactions with government to climate change adaptation, occupational licensing, the state's dental insurance program and its veterans home program. Previously, she directly managed numerous studies for the Commission, including work in the areas of bond oversight, renewable energy, and corrections and criminal justice sentencing. As executive director she works with the Legislature and the Brown Administration to enact laws or change policy to get Commission recommendations implemented.
Her prior work experience includes research, writing and publishing. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Florida.
Parking near CaLBOC Conference:
• Esquire Plaza Parking Garage under the CalChamber is $20 per day
• Central Parking at J & 13th (1303 J St.) is $30 per day
• 900 13th Street is $30 per day
City of Sacramento Parking Garages:
• 10th & I (921 11th St) is $20 per day
• Capitol Parking at 10th & L is $20 per day
A G E N D A (Agenda PDF) (Conference Program)
9:30-10:00 am Registration. Refreshments available
Welcome & Introductions: Michael Turnipseed, CaLBOC President
10:15-11:15 am (PDF of Presentation)
Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee: The Basics of Getting Started
Lori Raineri, CalBOC Board Member and Government Financial Strategies
11:15-11:45 am (PDF of Presentation)
Case Study Washington Unified School District Citizens’ Oversight Committee
Angie Nichols and Kevin Sanders, Washington Unified School District
LUNCH: Catered by Plates Catering, an outreach effort of the St. John’s Shelter for Homeless Women and Children
12:15-1:00 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Carole E’Elia,Executive Director, Little Hoover Commission.
Improving Local Bond Oversight and Transparency,
Little Hoover Commission Report, February 2017
"Borrowed Money: Opportunities for Stronger Bond Oversight"
Presentation: The Anton Jungherr Award
• Ashly McGlone - Investigative Reporter for the Voice of San Diego. CaLBOC is recognizing Ashly for her outstanding reporting on school bond programs in San Diego County and for her support of Citizen Oversight.
• Dennis Clay - Project Analyst. CaLBOC is recognizing Dennis for of his courage to shine the light on accounting irregularities in West Contra Costa Unified School District's bond program and for his support of citizen oversight.
1:15-2:15 pm (PDF of Presentation)
Case Studies in Bond Oversight: Nick Marinovich, Chair, Sweetwater Union High
School District Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee and former Member, Grossmont
Union High School District Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, CalBOC Director
2:15-2:45 pm (PDF of Summary) (PDF of Presentation)
District’s Debt Issuance: Maximizing Bond Value: Michael Turnipseed,
Executive Director Kern County Taxpayers Association and President, CaLBOC
and Tim A. Rushing, Tax Department, Chevron Corporation
CLOSING REMARKS: Michael Turnipseed, CaLBOC President