2601 | In Person Training | Update | Scheduled
CPA Day at the Capitol
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 11:30am - 2:30pm
Oklahoma CPA Day at the Capitol is your chance to develop important relationships within the state legislature by sharing your perspectives on issues facing the accounting profession. Members from across the state will gather to become comfortable with legislative advocacy. Gain a better understanding of how Oklahoma lawmakers evaluate bills and issues when it comes to the work you do as a CPA – and how the OSCPA and our membership work to pass favorable legislation on your behalf.
- 11:30am - 12:00pm: Registration
- 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch and Legislative Speakers
- 1:00pm - 1:30pm: Travel to Capitol
- 1:30pm - 2:30pm: Visit Legislators*
*Note: The OSCPA will not be making individual appointments with legislators. To meet with your legislator(s), please be sure to call ahead and make an appointment during this time. You can use our Find Your Legislators tool to locate contact information.
- Discuss the legislative processes of Oklahoma's Senate and House of Representatives.
- Identify upcoming key issues affecting the CPA profession, and become comfortable discussing those issues.
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Randy McDaniel is the 19th State Treasurer of Oklahoma. He was elected to a four-year term in 2018, receiving 72 percent of the vote and carrying all 77 counties.
As the state's top elected financial officer, McDaniel protects and manages the billions of taxpayer dollars deposited each year, safeguards the financial health of the state, promotes responsible fiscal policy and operates the state's unclaimed property program.
McDaniel chairs the Oklahoma College Savings Plan Board of Trustees and the Board of Investors for the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. He is a member of the State Board of Equalization, which certifies funds available for the state budget and the State Pension Commission.
After earning a bachelor's degree with honors in economics from the University of Oklahoma, McDaniel earned a master's degree from Cambridge University before starting his career in banking. He was a successful financial advisor for more than 20 years working with individual and institutional investors. He holds a Certificate in Public Treasury Management from the National Institute of Public Finance.
McDaniel was a Distinguished Military Graduate and served for 11 years in the Oklahoma Army National Guard, where he rose to the rank of Captain.
He was elected to six terms in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. McDaniel served as chair of the House Banking, Financial Services and Pensions Committee, where he spearheaded the passage of legislation that helped strengthen the state's retirement systems, ensuring the retirement security of teachers, public safety personnel and public employees.
Sen. Roger Thompson was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate in November 2014. He represents Senate District 8, which is comprised of Okmulgee and McIntosh counties and parts of Okfuskee and Muskogee counties.
Sen. Thompson is president of the News Leader Company, Inc., which owns and publishes the Okemah News Leader. He is currently president of Okemah Community Improvement Association (CIA) and serves as economic development consultant for businesses and municipalities.
Sen. Thompson was a non-lawyer member of the Professional Responsibility Commission of the Oklahoma Bar Association and also served on the Okfuskee County Election Board and the Okfuskee County Excise Board. He is a past president of the Okemah Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, Okemah Lion Club and Rock Creek Youth Camp.