By Sabrina Young, Washington County Treasurer and Tanna Beal, Bingham County Treasurer
The Idaho Association of County Treasurers (IACT) provides an effective communication network and is a source of education for county treasurers while promoting integrity, credibility, and professionalism. To support this commitment, IACT provides ongoing educational programs that promote the professional execution of the constitutional and statutory duties of the Office of County Treasurer.
IACT conducted New Treasurer Training on Tuesday, April 25, in Boise at the ICRMP Local Government Building. Attendees included recently elected treasurers, seasoned treasurers as well as chief deputies and office staff. 22 counties were represented with 36 attendees traveling from various parts of the state.
Presenters included IAC Executive Director Seth Grigg, educating attendees on the purpose and functions of the Idaho Association of Counties, as well as providing legislative updates. Janet James, TSB Bureau Chief/IT Manager III and her staff updated the group on HB292 and the support available from the State Tax Commission. Kelly Paananen, ICRMP Director of Risk Management, presented a class on ethics.
Additional training was provided by the following county treasurers; Tricia Poulsen, Bear Lake – Duties of County Treasurer Overview, Tracie Lloyd, Canyon County – Idaho Code for County Treasurers, Kristine Lund, Jefferson – Tax Deed Process, Annette Dygert, Owyhee – Voter Approved Fund Tracker and Legislative Discussion, Jennifer Clark, Bannock and Tanna Beal, Bingham – Warrant of Distraint Process.
IACT would like to send out a great big thank you to IAC and ICRMP for their amazing hospitality and use of the training space. IACT would also like to thank all the presenters for delivering education that supports our commitment to promote integrity, credibility, and professionalism to the Office of County Treasurer.
See and download photos from the training on our Flickr account.