Regarding registering for the seminars - if you click on the link in the
email, you don't get to an active page, but if you use the search function
on the page and plug in the word "FEMA" it will bring you to a link for the

Carolyn S. Dawes
Barre City Clerk/Treasurer
6 North Main St.
PO Box 418
Barre, VT   05641
(802) 476-0242 phone
(802) 476-0264 fax

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Subject: free FEMA and accounting seminar

Please register through

NEMRC has coordinated two very important informational seminars on
accounting for FEMA and being prepared for a FEMA audit with the following

-	Federal DHS OIG Audit Manager Larry Arnold and/or a FEMA Rep
-	Vermont State Auditor Tom Salmon and other State Officials
-	Vermont CPA Fred Duplessis (Sullivan and Powers)

The two seminars will be held on Thursday October 13th at the Holiday Inn
in Rutland and Friday October 14th at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee.
Coffee will be available at 9:30am. Seminars will run from 10:00am until
2:00pm or so. Refreshments will be available but there will not be a lunch

Who is who? Expectations and pitfalls: Planning and working together over
the coming months and years to make the best of a bad situation.

9:30am - Coffee

10:00am - Introduction Why are we here? Where are we headed, how can we
ensure the best practices, proper documentation and procurement, the
optimal reimbursement, and avoid pitfalls?

10:15am - Vermont Officials.

11:00am - Federal Officials.

12:00-12:15pm - Short Break w/refreshments.

12:15pm - Local Vermont CPA Fred Duplessis (Sullivan and Powers)

1:00pm - (until questions are finished) Panel Discussion Questions/Answers

There will be no fee for these seminars.

Please register on-line at or fax in the attached register
form. Time is short and this seminar is needed now so please register
today so that we can have an indication of audience size.

Please include your e-mail address. NEMRC will be launching a FEMA list
serve as a resource for all FEMA related questions.

Registration Form:

Please Register through or with the below form.