Thursday, March 21, 2024 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM CDT
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This event will be held in-person at The Greens Country Club and via Zoom. 

A Zoom link will be provided the day before the event. 

3501 Quail Creek Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73120

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Anessa Steidley 
OKC Chapter of the OSCPA 


OKC Chapter of the OSCPA CPE

Contracts, Consultants, and Central Purchasing

Oklahoma State Auditor Cindy Byrd, CPA


Title of Program: Contracts, Consultants, and Central Purchasing

Presentation Objectives:  As a result of participating in this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Gain an understanding of Federal Grant Compliance Requirements

2. Learn the importance of sound Government Procurement Processes

3. Learn about documenting and reporting Conflicts of Interests and Related Party Transactions

Field of Study:   IGA - Government
Prerequisites:    None
Program Level:  Basic
Advanced Prep: None

About the Speaker:  Cindy Byrd, CPA, is Oklahoma’s 13th State Auditor & Inspector, the first woman elected to this statewide-elected office.

Byrd has worked for the State Auditor’s office for 27 years and served as Deputy State Auditor and the Director for the County Audit Division.

Cindy published close to 2000 audits some of which have garnered statewide and national attention. 

State Auditor Byrd serves as:

  • Vice-Chairman on the Oklahoma State Pension Commission,
  • Member of the State Board of Equalization,
  • Chairman of the State Board of Equalization Sub-Committee, and
  • Commissioner of the Commissioners of the Land Office.

Cindy received the Dr. Tom Coburn Transparency in Government Award for mirroring his enduring legacy of championing government accountability and transparency.

In-person Registration closes at Noon on Monday, March 18th
Zoom Registration closes at Noon on Wednesday, March 20th

Prepaid Members: Reservations are required for each event although payment has already been made. This is especially important for in-person attendance to ensure your meal is ordered. For prepaid Zoom participants, the link will be provided to those that have made a reservation the evening before the meeting.

This event will be held in-person and via Zoom Webinar. When registering on-line please select the option (In-person or Online), which you will be attending.

Schedule and menu for in-person attendance at Quail Creek:

 11:15 Doors and Registration Open
11:30 Food is Served - Plated Lunch
11:57 Opening Remarks
12:00 Speaker Presentation
12:50 Closing Remarks

Plated Lunch Menu:
Heart of Romaine Salad
Brick Chicken
Mashed Potatoes
Grilled Vegetable Medley
Oreo or Cherry Cheesecake

Schedule for Zoom Webinar attendance:

11:50 Sound Check
 11:57 Opening Remarks
12:00 Speaker Presentation
 12:50 Closing Remarks

CPE Credits are based on a 50-minute hour. State boards of accounting have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Attendee accepts responsibility to determine if the course meets acceptable guidelines set forth by their reporting authority. Complaints regarding any CPE presentation should be directed to oscpa.okc@gmail.com.

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If you have any questions or need assistance with registering for this event please contact Anessa Steidley at assist.oscpa.okc@gmail.com or by phone at 918-694-6083.