October 2014: Volume 20, Number 1

Posted on November 13, 2014  

Next Meeting: Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Place: Schechter Dokken Kanter

100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 1600, Minneapolis, MN

Time: Noon – 1:00 PM

Agenda: Business meeting followed by presentation

Presentation by Jennifer Schiefert and Cassandra Elgersma summarizing  highlights of the 2014 AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

General Business:

  • The chapter elected its 2014-2015 Board of Directors at the October 16 monthly meeting.

Jennifer Schiefert was elected President and new chapter member Mark Dominik was elected Secretary/Treasurer. We are still looking for one individual to serve as Chapter Vice President. Other board members elected included: Mike Meagher, John Heidebrecht, Dick Thorsen, Heather Burns, Bill Herber, Joe Kenyon, Ginger Knutson, and Karen Kritta. Contact Jennifer Schiefert or Cathy Hickman if you are interested in the Vice President role.

  • Thank you to Dick Thorsen for his thorough overview of the annual NACVA Conference and his offer to share presentation materials with chapter members.
  • No presentation is scheduled for the monthly meeting in January. The group decided to view a recorded webinar and have discussion in January. This newsletter contains information on webinars that may be viewed and discussed during the January meeting. Please send your webinar suggestions to Jennifer Schiefert or Cathy Hickman.

Meeting Schedule for Calendar Year 2014-2015:

November 20, 2014                         Summary of 2014 AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

December 18, 2014                         Valuation Contest with ASA: Jeff Wright presenting

January 15, 2015                               Webinar – topic to be determined

February 4, 2015                               BV-25 (date is confirmed)

March 9, 2015                                    Tentative – joint meeting with ASA

No meeting in April

May 21, 2015                                      Presentation:  Equipment Appraisals

You can reach Jennifer Schiefert at jschiefert@sdkcpa.com. Cathy Hickman can be contacted at mabvp.cathy@gmail.com.