Meeting Location:
Davenport Hotel
10 South post Street
spokane, WA 99201
(509) 455-8888 or (800) 228-9290 - reservations



Wednesday, May 15

11:30 am             Optional Session:  The NW Marine Terminals Association (NWMTA) Tariff Cost Report

12:00 pm            Registration Opens

1:00 pm               Welcome and Announcements

                              Scott Goodrich, Chair, Finance and Administration Committee, Port of Vancouver

1:15 pm               State Auditor’s Office

  • What’s New at the SAO

  • SAO Services

  • Trends and Audit Issues

4:15 pm                Break

4:30 pm               Legislative Update – Eric Johnson, WPPA

Evening                On your own


Thursday, May 16

7:30 am                Group Breakfast (on your own)

8:30 am                Cyber SecurityAlliant Insurance Services

9:15 am                Abandoned VesselsAlliant Insurance Services   

10:00 am             State of GASB, Current, New, Trends – Olga Darlington, Moss Adams

12:00 pm             Lunch – Sponsor Recognition

1:15 pm               Cash vs. GAAP Reporting Panel

  • Tammy Fine, Port of Kennewick

  • Rudy Caluza, Port of Seattle

  • Kim Noah, Port of Camas/Washougal

2:15 pm               Tax Reform – Payroll Practitioner Update – Karin Outram, Port of Seattle, Moss Adams

3:15 pm               Break

3:30 pm               Municipal Market Update and Current Events/Toolbox of Financing Mechanisms – Geoff Urbina and Caitlin Caldwell, KeyBanc

~5:30 pm            Depart from Enzian Inn to Red Tail Canyon Ranch (everyone on their own for transportation to and from the Ranch – maps available at WPPA Registration Desk)

6:00 pm               Barbeque and Hayride Red Tail Canyon Ranch


Friday, May 17

7:30 am                Group Breakfast (on your own)

8:30 am                Cash Flow Model – Jack Flug, Port of Vancouver

9:30 am                Break

9:45 am                Retirement Strategies – Ned Taylor, Hyas Group

11:30 am              Wrap up and Adjourn