Tribal Training: Grants Accounting & Financial Management

Tribal Training: Grants Accounting & Financial Management

August 3, 2018

Tribal Grants Accounting & Financial Management Training

Whether you’re a long-time recipient of federal grants or seeking such awards for the first time, it’s important for Tribal Financial Management professionals to understand the many strings attached to these funds in order to meet compliance.

Join REDW Principal Corrine Wilson and tribal legal experts from Stinson Leonard Street for a full day of hands-on training aimed at helping you navigate these often confusing and complex grant requirements. You’ll gain a comprehensive working knowledge of the accounting principles that apply to all federal awards/grants, as well as financial management regulations that are unique to tribal environments.

You’ll also learn more about the Self Determination Act/PL 93-638 and how to successfully negotiate self-determination/self-governance awards and contracts to benefit your tribe.


This seminar qualifies for up to 7.0 CPE credits. 

What:Tribal Training: Grants Accounting & Financial Management
When:August 3, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 4:15 PM
Where:Stinson Leonard Street
1850 N Central Ave
Concourse Level, Phoenix Conference Room
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Cost:$495 per participant
About the Presenters:
Corrine WilsonCorrine Wilson, CPA
Principal, REDW LLC

Corrine is a seasoned auditor, trainer and consultant who has dedicated her professional career to serving Native American Tribes. Nationally recognized as an expert in tribal government financial management, Corrine has served as a board member of the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) and was a key contributor to its 2017 Tribal Financial Reporting Guide (the Orange Book). She also serves as a lead instructor for the Tribal Financial Managers Certificate Program through Arizona State University’s American Indian Policy Institute.

Wesley Benally, CPA
Senior Manager, REDW LLC

With 11 years of experience in public accounting, Wesley has performed and managed numerous audit and consulting engagements for tribal governments and enterprises throughout the Southwest. He also serves as an instructor for the Tribal Financial Managers Certificate Program through Arizona State University’s American Indian Policy Institute, sponsored by NAFOA, and he regularly speaks on audit and accounting topics at NAFOA and National Indian Gaming conferences. Wesley is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation.

Bryant D. Tchida
Partner, Stinson Leonard Street, LLP

Bryant has been practicing tribal law and tribal governance for more than 15 years in matters that concern tribal sovereignty, economic development, federal awards, and more. By representing both tribes and non-tribal entities that do business with tribes, he has gained unique insight into tribal transactions through better understanding both parties’ perspectives.

Sharon W. Ng
Partner, Stinson Leonard Street, LLP

Sharon chairs her firm’s Tribal Law and Governance practice group. She has substantial experience representing tribal governments and tribally-owned corporations, both prosecuting and defending the interests of Native American tribes and tribal entities in tribal courts and across Arizona.


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