California League of Bond Oversight Committees

SEVENTH Annual STatewide Calboc Conference • 2018

7th Annual Statewide CaLBOC Conference
"School Bonds and Property Taxes:  

A Citizen’s Primer"

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

California Chamber of Commerce
1215 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

$50 per person, includes lunch & refreshments
Handout Materials Provided to Attendees.


Agenda PDF

Conference Program PDF


Darien Shanske

       Professor Darien Shanske holds a J.D. from

Stanford Law School, a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley

in Rhetoric, an M.A. from McGill University in

Philosophy, and a B.A. from Columbia University.

Before law school, Professor Shanske worked as a financial consultant to California local governments; after law school, he worked as an attorney in the public finance department of Sidley Austin in San Francisco. Professor Shanske then clerked for Judge Pierre N. Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
       Professor Shanske’s academic interests include taxation, particularly state and local taxation, local government law, public finance, and political theory, particularly jurisprudence. Some of his current projects are on the local property tax, the state and local fiscal relationship, the fiscal constitution of California, and the role of reciprocity in Aristotle.

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  (Conference Program PDF) (Agenda PDF)

9:30-10:00 am  Registration. Refreshments available

10:00-10:15 am
Welcome & Introductions:

Michael Turnipseed, President, CaLBOC and Executive Director, Kern County Taxpayers Association

(PDF Presentation)

10:15-11:10 am 
How School Bonds Lead to Property Taxes: 

Lori Raineri, Board Member, CaLBOC and President, Government Financial Strategies

(PDF Presentation)

11:00-11:20 am  
Anton Jungherr Award Presentation:
This award is given annually by the California League of Bond Oversight Committees to acknowledge, honor and encourage those who have moved the cause of citizen oversight in local government bond programs forward. 

11:20-11:30 am 

11:30-12:30 pm

Darien Shanske, Professor of Law and Political Science, UC Davis ​
Federal Law and its Impact on Local Government Finance

(PDF Presentation)

12:30-1:15 pm
LUNCH & Networking

1:15-2:00 pm
What it Means to Be an Advocate for Good Government and Concerned about Taxes at the Local Level:

Carolyn Cavecche, President and CEO, Orange County Taxpayers Association

2:00-2:45 pm
The Difference Between Taxpayer Associations and Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committees:
Jon Coupal, President, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association; Mark Fulmer, BOC Member, Visalia Unified School District; Ken Payne, President Emeritus, Sacramento Taxpayers Association

(PDF Presentation)

2:45-3:00 pm

​Michael Turnipseed, President, CaLBOC and Executive Director, Kern County Taxpayers Association