February 2018 Luncheon – Thursday, February 22, 2018

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, February 22
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: A Brief History of the Capitol; Restoration, Rehabilitation, and Preservation

SPEAKER:  Mr. Daniel Stephans

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Rigby Pub and Grill, 119 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703

MENU:

  • Rigby Burger – Aged Wisconsin cheddar cheese, onion rings, lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun with house cut pub fries
  • California Grilled Chicken – Grilled chicken, chipotle mayo, avocado, pepper jack cheese, pickled red onion, and arugula with house cut pub fries
  • Mac n Cheese – RP pasta, aged Wisconsin cheddar sauce, tomato, red onion

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or e-mail.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

 

Member Benefit – Members can bring their supervisor to one lunch meeting a year for free!!  This is our thank you to them for supporting member activity and training.

February 2018 Luncheon Speaker

Mr. Daniel Stephans Biography:

Within the State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration (DOA), positions held include Chief State Architect, Construction Project Manager, Team Leader, Supervisor, Architectural Technical Services Section-Section Chief, and DOA’s Historic Preservation Officer.

He was the ranking architect at DOA and, by statute, a non-voting member of the State of Wisconsin Building Commission. He was directly involved with policy development and management of architectural activity associated with the State Building Program. He provided architectural services and architectural consulting services to state agencies, consultants, and other Division staff in addition to managing outside A/E contracts providing those services to the Division of Facilities Development. Directly supervised 12 staff members who were architects, engineers, and architectural technical specialists.

He provided design direction to outside professional consultants. He contributed to the determination of the level of quality of general construction in state facilities, administered A/E and consultant contracts, and managed the architectural design and construction approved as part of the State Building Program. Supervised in-house architects and professional engineers and managed multiple outside engineers and architects providing services to the state. After 25 years of service to the State of Wisconsin, he retired on June 25, 2015.

January 2018 Luncheon Speaker

Sara Loose, CPA

Sara Loose, CPA
Senior Accountant

608-240-2535
sara.loose@bakertilly.com

Sara Loose, a senior accountant with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since January 2015.Sara Specializes in providing accounting and tax services to construction and real estate clients. Sara received her Masters of Professional Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

January 2018 Luncheon – Thursday, January 25, 2018

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, January 25
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Annual Tax Update

SPEAKER: Sara Loose, CPA, Senior Accountant, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Babe’s Restaurant, 5614 Schroeder Road, Madison,  Wisconsin 53711

MENU: Meals are served with house cut pub fries and include soda, coffee, or tea.

  •  Cheeseburger with cheddar cheese
  • Grilled chicken breast on a toasted Brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and side of mayo
  • Club sandwich – three layers of whole wheat toast with ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or e-mail.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

Member Benefit – Members can bring their supervisor to one lunch meeting a year for free!!  This is our thank you to them for supporting member activity and training.

 

October 2017 Luncheon – Thursday, October 26, 2017

Welcome Members and Non-Members

Thursday, October 26
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Madison Police Department, Police Drone Program, Expenditure and Budget Discussion

SPEAKER: Lieutenant Mike Hanson, Patrol Operations, Madison Police Department

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Babe’s Restaurant, 5614 Schroeder Road, Madison,  Wisconsin 53711

MENU: Meals are served with house cut pub fries and include soda, coffee, or tea.

  •  Cheeseburger with cheddar cheese
  • Grilled chicken breast on a toasted Brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and side of mayo
  • Club sandwich – three layers of whole wheat toast with ham, turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or sherriv@live.com.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

If you are a new member and you are attending your first luncheon, it’s FREE! Please note this when making reservation.

October 2017 Luncheon Speaker

ABOUT THIS MONTH’S SPEAKER

Lieutenant Mike Hanson

Mike Hanson is a Patrol Operations Lieutenant with the Madison Police Department.  Throughout his 16 years of service, he has had various positions including neighborhood Officer, Public Information Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Training Sergeant and Commander of the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS).  The UAS program began in early 2017 as Mike built the team with a wide range of teammate talent.  Mike has an undergraduate degree in Public Relations and a master’s degree in Human Resource Management.

September 2017 Luncheon – Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Welcome Members and Non-Members to the New 2017-18 Program Year!

Wednesday, September 20
Lunch Meeting

TOPIC: Madison Metro Budget

SPEAKERS: Panel Discussion: Wayne Block, Jeff Daniels, Scott Kort

REGISTRATION:  11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST:  $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE:  Rigby Pub and Grill, 119 East Main Street, Madison, WI 53703 

MENU:

      • Rigby Burger – Aged Wisconsin cheddar cheese, onion rings, lettuce, and tomato on a brioche bun with house cut pub fries
      • California Grilled Chicken – Grilled chicken, chipotle mayo, avocado, pepper jack cheese, pickled red onion, and arugula with house cut pub fries
      • Mac n Cheese – RP pasta, aged Wisconsin cheddar sauce, tomato, red onion

RESERVATIONS:  Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or sherriv@live.com.

NEW MEMBERS FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING IS FREE!

If you are a new member and you are attending your first luncheon, it’s FREE! Please note this when making reservation.

This Month’s Speaker Panel – September 20, 2017

Madison Metro Budget

Wayne Block
Transit Finance Manager
9 years with City of Madison
Previous wok in private sector, so has a unique view of both private and public sector work.
Accounting degree from UW-Madison, CPA, Elijah Watt Sells Award Winner

Jeff Daniels
Transit Accountant 3 – supervises payroll, FMLA and procurement processes
6 years with City of Madison
Bachelor’s from UW-Madison in Accounting and Management

Scott Korth
Transit Accountant 3 – grant administration and procurement oversight
11 years with City of Madison; 17 years in Finance field
MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and Bachelor’s from UW-Whitewater in Finance

April 2017 Luncheon Meeting – Thursday, April 13, 2017

Welcome Members & Non-Members

TOPIC: Estate Planning

SPEAKER: Shayna W. Borakove, Estate Attorney, Borakove/Osman, LLC

DATE: Thursday, April 13, 2017

REGISTRATION: 11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST: $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members

PLACE: Babe’s Restaurant5614 Schroeder Rd., Madison

MENU:  Meals served with house cut pub fries and include soda, coffee, or tea.

  • Cheeseburger with cheddar cheese
  • Grilled chicken breast on a toasted Brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and side of mayo
  • Veggie machine – grilled eggplant, mushrooms, yellow zucchini, red pepper, artichoke hearts, onions, topped with melted provolone cheese on sourdough bread with pesto mayo and balsamic reduction.

RESERVATIONS: Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or sherriv@live.com.

NEW MEMBERS
FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING
IS FREE!

If you are a new member and you are attending your first luncheon, it’s FREE! Please note this when making reservation.

March 2017 Luncheon Meeting – Thursday, March 23, 2017

March is CGFM Month

To recognize the CGFM Program and its accomplishments, AGA has declared the month of March “CGFM Month”.

Welcome Members & Non-Members

TOPIC: Madison Mallards – Renovation of Warner Park Stadium

SPEAKER: Vern Stenman, Northwoods League Executive

DATE: Thursday, March 27, 2017

REGISTRATION: 11:30 a.m. LUNCH: 11:45 a.m.

COST: $6 for Members, $12 for Non-Members Free for CGFMs

PLACE: Rigby Pub & Grill, 119 East Main Street (upper level)

MENU:  Meals served with house cut pub fries and include fountain soda, coffee, or tea.

  • Cheeseburger – classic 1/3 lb. burger served with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion.
  • Cuban Sandwich – house-smoked pulled pork, berkshire ham, pepper jack cheese, pickles, Carolina gold sauce
  • Veggie Wrap – mixed greens with seasonal vegetables.

RESERVATIONS: Register below or contact Sherri Voigt by 1 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 with your name, membership status, meal choice (and for carpooling information) at (608) 266-2814 or sherriv@live.com.

NEW MEMBERS
FIRST LUNCHEON MEETING
IS FREE!

If you are a new member and you are attending your first luncheon, it’s FREE! Please note this when making reservation.