Webinar Recording - How CFR 200 (Uniform Grant Guidance-UGG): Affect Public Purchasing, Systems and Controls

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    Webinar Recording

    Presented by: 

    Dr. Jesus Amezcua

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    The session will cover how the CFR 200 has impacted the way public entities procure good and services. We will review regulations, recommended best practices and sample procedures and forms that have been implemented in a local government in Houston, Texas.


    After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
    1. Participants will have an awareness of the CFR 200 requirements for procurement.
    2. Participants will be able to review best practices and sample procedures and forms that can be implemented to comply with the federal guidelines.

    Presenter Bios

    Jesus Amezcua has been the Department’s Assistant Superintendent for Business Services since 2008 and he oversees the financial management, investment management, debt management, procurement, compliance, tax collections, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll departments in the Business Services Division. Under his leadership, the Department provides school finance consulting services to ISDs and charter schools. Dr. Amezcua also coordinated the creation of the School Finance Council to provide professional development opportunities, sharing of ideas and networking opportunities for business managers in Harris County. He continues to make presentations on risk assessments, Uniform Grant guidance (EDGAR) implementation, QZABs, ethics and others. Dr. Amezcua is an Ethics provider for CPAs as authorized by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. He is a member of the Professional Standards Committee for the Texas Society of CPAs. He is a member of the best practices committee from GFOA and ASBO. He is an adjunct professor for accounting, auditing, governmental and not for profit accounting, ethics, and finance, management, marketing, and tax and business courses for 22 plus years. Under his leadership, he coordinated the development of two comprehensive annual financial reports for two entities during the same fiscal year which earned the highest recognition in financial reporting from the government Finance Officers Association and the Association of School Business Officials International. He also secured over $8 million in Quality Zone (QZAB) Academy credit bonds at zero percent interest rate and continues to provide guidance to ISDs through annual presentations on QZAB and other related school finance topics. Previous to HCDE, Dr. Amezcua worked for Laredo Independent School District as the Chief Finance Officer for 12 years where he was responsible for the management of the business operations of the district including Accounting, Investments, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Budget, Purchasing, Tax Office, Risk, Compliance, Debt, Transportation, Food Services, and Construction and Facilities. In fiscal year 2005-2006, he served as Interim Superintendent for the Laredo ISD. He was further responsible for the management of the Investment Portfolio of $201 +million, managed Debt totaling $353+ million and a Budget of $317+ million. He coordinated the analysis, presentation, and implementation of the largest Bond Election ($144 million) for the school district, the Public Facility Corporation for a bond issue of $68 Million, and the Bond Elections of $60 Million and $57 Million bond series. Prior to Laredo ISD, Dr. Amezcua worked for the City of Laredo where he was responsible for overseeing 6 divisions in the Finance Department including Accounting, Accounts Payable, Ambulance, Budget, Technology–Data Processing & Purchasing. He managed a $120+ million investment portfolio, legal debt and assets of the city. During his tenure with the city, he also served as Revenue Manager, Internal Auditor, and Staff Accountant.


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  • Webinar 041218: How CFR 200 (Uniform Grant Guidance-UGG): Affect Public Purchasing, Systems and Controls (Non-Member Rate includes a one-year complementary NIGP membership for eligible individuals)
    $190.00 USD
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