2022 Maryland Government Training Academy

Event Detail
  • Date
  • July 26, 2022
  • 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET
  • Location
  • Ellicott City, MD
  • Hosting, Speaking
  • Recommended CPE
  • 7.5 credits (2 credits Accounting (Governmental), 2.5 credits Information Technology, 2 credits Personnel/Human Resources, 1 credit Auditing (Governmental))
  • Fees
  • $150

Event materials


Registration now open! Join us for the 2022 Maryland Government Training Academy. This event offers learning opportunities in an intensive, full day in-person event. You’ll gain knowledge and insight to help you navigate the complexities and issues facing many local governments.

Who should attend 

This session is designed for individuals who serve in accounting or financial leadership positions within a governmental entity.

Please register by July 18, 2022.

Schedule and session descriptions

7:30 – 8:25 a.m. — Registration and breakfast

Registration and breakfast.

8:25 – 8:30 a.m. — Welcome and introductions

Welcome and housekeeping items

8:30 – 10:10 a.m. — Industry Discussion: Changes in GASB, OMB, GAO and Other

Presenters: Cheri Amoss, Bill Early, Remi Omisore, and Shannon Weiss
Recommended CPE: 2 credits Accounting (Governmental)

During this session, participants will be briefed on new accounting standards affecting state and local governments. Determine dates of implementation and outline some of the challenges related to implementation. Participants will also identify changes coming to the compliance supplement as well as auditing reports and letters for FY2022

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Explain some of the challenges relating to implementation for GASB 87
  • Identify upcoming GASB pronouncements and their potential impact on state and local government financial statements
  • Identify known changes coming in the FY2022 compliance supplement
  • Identify the new auditing standards and their impacts on the audit reports and letters
10:10 – 10:25 a.m. — Break

15-minute break

10:25 – 11:40 a.m. — IT Cybersecurity

Presenter: David Sun
Recommended CPE: 1.5 Information Technology

During this session, we will discuss the evolving risks associated with technologies and cybersecurity.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the latest risks associated with cybersecurity
  • Identify how to implement cybersecurity countermeasures to help protect against cyber criminals
11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Engaging Leadership

Presenter: Guylanie Saint Juste
Recommended CPE: 1 credit Personnel/Human Resources

This session discusses leadership and how bringing people together to lift each other to higher achievement can better the whole organization.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Discuss “complete” leadership and the process needed to bring all the organization’s talent into leadership
  • Recognize business processes that engage people and lift each other to higher achievement
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. — Lunch

Enjoy lunch and network with friends in the industry.

1:30 – 2:20 p.m. — Great Resignation

Presenter: Jocie Dye
Recommended CPE: 1 credit Personnel/Human Resources

This session examines how the “great resignation” has impacted organizations and has created opportunities to study the finance function for improvement and updates.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe the “great resignation,” including contribution factors, risks, and opportunities created by this time in history
  • Explain the next steps to clarify what government finance departments can do to improve effectiveness and efficiency without ideal resources
2:20 – 2:35 p.m. — Break

15-minute break

2:35 – 3:25 p.m. — Post-Award Monitoring

Presenter: Sean Walker
Recommended CPE: 1 credit Auditing (Governmental)

This session explores the post-award monitoring process and how CARES and ARPA funding compels finance professionals to respond appropriately.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Explain what management needs to accomplish in the post-award grant management process
  • Identify how to design policies, procedures, and an executable action plan to respond to the need for post-award evaluation
3:25 – 4:15 p.m. — Going Digital

Presenter: Abe Mathew
Recommended CPE: 1 credit Information Technology

This session explores how governments have and will continue to automate business processes and transform their organization through technology.

At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the meaning of going digital and the benefits seen by government organizations
  • Recognize existing business processes and identify those needing digital solutions
4:15 – 4:30 p.m. — Closing Remarks and Q&A

Closing thoughts.


Turf Valley Resort
2700 Turf Valley Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

About Our Featured Speaker

Guylaine Saint Juste joined the NABA team as President and Chief Executive Officer, on February 1st, 2021.  She is a corporate officer of the Board of Directors and leads all aspects of the organization. Over the past few months, she has spearheaded the new vision and strategy for the organization, to include rebranding, technology transformation, and operation infrastructure.  

Guylaine joins NABA from Year Up, a nonprofit organization that provides students of color the opportunity to experience careers in business and technology.  As of 2020 she served as Managing Director, Employer of Influence Strategy.  Prior to that appointment, she led the Mid Atlantic Market as the Executive Director of the National Capital Region. 

Guylaine is a passionate and spirited leader who believes that a culture of belonging is instrumental to high performance and growth.  An activist at heart, Guy is tackling colorism in the workforce, the “4 year degree required” for entry level to middle skills jobs,  pedigree as a barrier to entry for opportunity youth, and the inter-dependency of equity and economic mobility, just to name a few.

Under her leadership, Year Up National Capital Region grew from serving over 240 students in 2015 to almost 500 young adults by the end of 2019. The organization increased its revenue generation by over 30%, improved performance in every key areas, grew its corporate partnerships base from 36 to 52,  and developed a best in class board and leadership team to guide and lead the organization.  

Prior to joining Year Up, Guylaine served as the Business Banking Virginia Market Executive at Capital One Bank where she led the development of a new start-up region.  She counts 3 decades of experience in the Financial Services industry in senior and executive roles.
Guy holds an Associate’s Degree from Northern Virginia Community College, a Bachelor’s degree from George Mason University, a Graduate Degree in Retail Banking Management from the University of Virginia, and holds SHRM-SCP and CAE certifications. 

She currently serves as an appointed commissioner to the Arlington Economic Development Authority, and has served on numerous board to include DC Goodwill, Adventure Theatre, Fairfax YMCA, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Stafford, Loudon and Prince William County, the YMCA, DC Goodwill, and was the inaugural co-chair of Mason Women Business Consortium and the President and co-founder of the Women Alliance for Financial Education.  She is a co-author of the International Bestseller, “Turn Possibilities Into Realities: Experts Bridge The Gap From What If…To What Is”


The fee for this event is $150.00 per person, payable through PayPal.

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