Golden West Council
Institute of Management Accountants
Council #4
Serving Hawaii, Northern California, and Northern Nevada

     

 
What's New

 

The Golden West Council Chapters
 were awarded the following at the 2017 IMA Annual Conference:
Golden West Council: Council Award of Excellence
Reno Chapter: 10th place, Warner Division
East Bay-Northern California Chapter: 18th place, Stevenson Division


Council Board Position Descriptions

Golden West Council Speaker Database

The Golden West Council is please to announce the Council's Speaker / Topic Database Input Form. The Council continues to work on developing an application that will allow the Council and Chapter Leadership Team to generate Speaker and Topic reports.

Speaker / Topic Database Input Form

What's Next

Golden West Council
of the Institute of Management Accountants
Council Meeting

QUARTERLY MEETING
DATE:
August 19, 2017
TIME: Quarterly Meeting 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Empire College
3035 Cleveland Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(Map)
 
Call (925) 689-1440 if Lost
COST: 25.00
 

All IMA Members in good standing may attend the Annual Board Meeting and Leadership Training Seminar. In addition, if IMA Members have associates or potential members who are interested in the Meeting, please invite them.
Please notify Patricia Mayer
(
pattmayer@earthlink.net) of your meeting attendance.
Board Members and Chapter Presidents please submit a report of your Quarterly activities and
Future plans to the Council President and the Webmaster by August 12, 2017 at  Patricia Mayer and ima.goldenwestcouncil@gmail.com.

If unavailable to attend in person, Members may call in via Go To Meeting for the Annual Meeting:
Computer: 
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/948151229
Telephone: Dial +1 (571) 317-3122  
Access Code:
 948-151-229 

The Agenda, Minutes for the last meeting and Position and Chapter Reports may be found on the Council's Web Site under GWC Governance. Please review prior to the meeting.
 GWC Governance

  

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT NETWORK SESSION

One of the most valuable products offered by the IMA is a training program introducing and explaining up-to-the-minute accounting and finance issues.  View 4 video training programs and participate in the group discussion after each screening and receive 4 hours of CPE credit.

Robert Half International and local IMA Groups (The East Bay - Northern California and Diablo Valley Chapters, Peninsula-Silicon Valley, and Redwood Empire)  are proud to offer Saturday Morning viewing and discussion session of current FMN DVD to our membership on a monthly basis for the remarkably low price.  We really want to emphasize that these sessions are a genuinely interesting way of keeping current with impacts and changes in Accounting and Finance. 

*(Fee waived for some Guests of RHI)

Earn:       4 hours CPE Credit. (Late arrivals earn fewer hours)

Chapter Information: As this program is delivered at 3 different areas, please see below the links for actual location, date, and times:

East Bay - Northern California and Diablo Valley (East Bay)
Peninsula-Silicon Valley (South Bay)
Redwood Empire (North Bay)

Further information on FMN Program and the Library

Sponsored by:

  

 

IMA Golden West and Pacific Northwest Councils
RENO EDUCATION SEMINAR & TRAINING
REST 2018
- Accounting and Management Conference
Reno , Nevada
February 22-24, 2018

The Golden West Council and the Pacific Northwest Council of IMA, representing 28 chapters in eight states, is pleased to present the premier educational event in the Western U.S. – REST 2017. This two and a half day program celebrates its 22nd year of offering high quality, leading edge programs geared to accounting and finance professionals. Prior year attendees have been impressed with the quality of topics and speakers, combined with a low cost destination served by airlines, and offering low cost transportation. This type of seminar is an excellent opportunity for both business and personal networking not available through other CPE delivery mediums.

Brochure (REST 2017)

 

REST 2018 will offer an excellent opportunity to earn approximately 22 hours of CPE.
Two
tracks to choose from in Accounting, Finance, Management, Professional Development, and much more. 

Similar Topics could include:

  • Ethics

  • U.S. GAAP updates

  • Project management case studies

  • COSO updates

  • Enterprise resource management

  • Corporate insurance trends

  • Employment law,

  • Operational audit of the Atlantis,

  • Fraud case studies

  • Cyber security trends.

  • And, More!

 Special Class:  “Audit the Casino” - Special arrangements have been made with the Atlantis Hotel and Casino to conduct on Friday an Operational Audit of various hotel & casino operations.  Participants will work in teams in this all-day class, and, at the conclusion of the audit, a presentation will be made to the Atlantis CFO and his staff summarizing the findings.  Enrollment will be limited. 

 

Costs: TBD

Registration: REST-IMA website:  http://rest-ima.org/
                "This website most  compatible on Google Chrome, IE 8+, Mozilla Firefox and  Safari"

For more information contact Barry Nathan  barryn@prodigy.net

 

REST 2018 Scholarship Application

 

Sponsored By: 

 

 

STRATEGIC GOALS OF IMA AND THE GOLDEN WEST COUNCIL

  • Win additional market share with an aggressive pipeline building effort and expansion of the CMA in the U.S. and globally.

  • Drive member retention and loyalty in all regions by delivering tangible value through relevant programs, products, and services.

  • Raise awareness in the Student / Academic market to expand the membership pipeline and reach the Young CMA-certified Professional of tomorrow.

  • Master technology that directly impacts IMA members and our value proposition.

CORE VALUES OF IMA AND THE GOLDEN WEST COUNCIL

  • Respect for the individual

  • Passion for serving members

  • Highest standards of integrity and trust

  • Teaming to achieve

  • Innovation and continuous improvement

“We believe innovation and a spirit of continuous improvement are engines that keep us relevant, vital, and growing. Our culture embraces creativity and seeks different perspectives. We behave like owners of a “business,” managing risks and identifying new opportunities in serving members and advancing the profession.”

Council and Chapter Monthly Schedule

Golden West Council Competition Standings
April 30, 2017  Final Standings

Stevenson Division

Chapter Cur
Std
RE
 Members
Professional Education Certification
 Parts Passed
RE
 Growth
Chapter
 Service
Total Points

East Bay - Northern California

18

136

1686

434

958

1645

4723

Peninsula-Silicon Valley 58 216 1658 250 923 0 2831
San Francisco 36 206 1414 571 1000 940 3925

 

Warner Division

Chapter Cur
Std
RE
 Members
Professional Education Certification
 Parts Passed
RE
 Growth
Chapter
 Service
Total Points
Central California 53 43 14355 300 956 0 2690
Diablo Valley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fresno Area 22 48 2351 100 960 690 4101
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Redwood Empire 20 49 1629 400 961 1140 4130
Reno Area 10 77 2199 1267 951 1005 5421
Sacramento 61 96 856 733 850 0 2439
Stockton Area 24 18 1996 400 750 800 3946

 

Indicates 2015-2016 Award Winners


May 31, 2017  Standings

Stevenson Division

Chapter Cur
Std
RE
 Members
Professional Education Certification
 Parts Passed
RE
 Growth
Chapter
 Service
Total Points

East Bay - Northern California

47

132

97

0

978

0

1075

Peninsula-Silicon Valley 7 216 121 100 1009 0 1230
San Francisco 12 213 163 33 1005 0 1201

 

Warner Division

Chapter Cur
Std
RE
 Members
Professional Education Certification
 Parts Passed
RE
 Growth
Chapter
 Service
Total Points
Central California 11 46 129 0 1045 0 1175
Diablo Valley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fresno Area 29 46 129 0 1021 0 1093
Hawaii 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Redwood Empire 51 48 89 0 960 0 1049
Reno Area 10 79 197 0 1000 0 1197
Sacramento 60 100 35 0 1000 0 1035
Stockton Area 5 20 192 0 1053 0 1244

 

Indicates 2016-17 Award Winners

 

Indicates 2016-17 Outstanding Service Award

 

 

 
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