PSATS Centre Regional 2022 Regional Forum - 10/25/22 - State College

PSATS’ Regional Forums are back! This series of full-day educational sessions is scheduled for multiple locations statewide. Learn more about issues that matter to your community, discuss common interests with other local leaders, earn PMGA and other professional credits, and attend specialized workshops designed for township officials. This educational event will be the perfect opportunity to hear from experts on the local issues that matter to you and your municipality.


9:00 – 9:20 a.m. 

Welcome and Introductions 

David M. Sanko, Executive Director, PSATS, and Scott E. Coburn, Esquire, Counsel & Education Director, PSATS 

9:20 - 10:15 a.m. (choose one)  

* Preparing for Auditor General Liquid Fuels Audits  

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Gordon Denlinger, CPA, Deputy Auditor General for Audits, and Thomas M. Fulcomer, CPA, Director, Bureau of County Audits, Department of the Auditor General 

* Introduction to Pavement Preservation 

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Austin Slater, Regional Sales Representative, & Wally Percy, Operations Manager, Asphalt Paving Systems 

10:25 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. (choose one)  

* Right-to-Know Law Update 

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George Spiess, Consultant and former Director of Training, Pennsylvania Office of Open Records 

* Bridging the Gap Between Townships and Consultants: Tips for Engaging Consultants and Leveraging Partnerships for Funding 

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Kevin Chatary, Technical Operations Manager, HRV, Stacy Ginkle, KJ Consulting, and Paul McNamee, Client Services Manager, KCI Technologies, Inc. (and members of American Council of Engineering Companies of PA) 

11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (choose one)  

* Five Policies Every Township Should Have 

In this fast-paced session, we will review several key policies that every township should have in place to better protect itself and position its staff to achieve the township’s goals.  

Scott E. Coburn, Esquire, Counsel & Education Director, PSATS 

12:20 - 1:00 p.m.  

* Lunch  

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. (choose one) 

* QuickBooks Tips and Tricks 

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Diana Patton, Municipal Specialist and QuickBooks Accountant, Stone House Tax, Business & Municipal Accounting 

* Case Studies in Code Enforcement 

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Zachary Rice, Esquire, Salzmann Hughes 

2:10 - 3:00 p.m. (choose one) 

* Scanning & Document Management for Your Township 

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Anthony Hornicek, Director of Business Development – Government Solutions, Scantek, Inc. 

* Employment Law Update for Municipal Employers 

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John U. Baker, Esquire, McNees Wallace & Nurick 

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.  

* Managing Your Public Meetings 

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Scott E. Coburn, Counsel & Education Director, PSATS 

3:40 – 4:00 p.m.  

* Q&A and Open Discussion 


               October 25, 2022


                9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


                 Centre County
                 Wyndham Garden State College
                 310 Elks Club Road 
                 Boalsburg, PA 16827

Registration Fee:

                Member* -  $ 99.00

                Non-Member –  $149.00

                CLE Credit - $ 60.00


             *PSATS Member = Registrant has paid current annual membership dues to PSATS or one of its professional associations (e.g., Township Emergency Management Association, Township Engineers Association, Township Planners Association, Township Solicitors Association, or the Pa. Assoc. of Zoning Officials).


Cancellations must be in writing, and can be sent to us by email to; by fax to (717) 763-9732; or by mail to PSATS Education Program, 4855 Woodland Drive, Enola, PA, 17025. Refunds will be determined by the sent date of the notice.
Refunds for cancelling a webinar at any time will be subject to a $10 processing fee. 
For classes, (in-person and virtual), refunds for a cancellation sent to us between 10 and 2 business days before the class you are registered for will be subject to a $20 processing fee. Those who cancel within two business days of the class you are registered for, or do not attend, forfeit the full registration fee which, if unpaid, will be invoiced.


If you require alternate format, sign language, or have other needs, please contact PSATS directly (717) 763-0930, x-159.

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