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3rd Annual Important Updates on the Laws that Affect Religious Organizations – November 2017

The Interchurch Center & CBMS Law hosted a free, educational conference about updates on laws that affect religious organizations.


View Video of Morning Session

Abigail Young

Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General

11:30am – 12:30am    Responsible Investing

Travis A. Allen

SVP, Senior Portfolio Manager, Alliance Bernstein L.P.

Kimberly Davis

Partner, Alliance Bernstein L.P.

Susana McDermott

Director of Communications

Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility


12:30pm – 1:30pm      Working Lunch (option A or B)

Courtesy of Capin Crouse

Update on New Reporting Standards under ASU 2016-14

Fran Brown

Partner & Professional Practice Leader-Attest, CapinCrouse LLP

Simple Steps to Cybersecurity Lisa Traina

Partner, Traina & Associates, a CapinCrouse Company

1:30pm – 2:30pm        Important Lessons from Construction Projects

(Big and Small)

Moderator: John Osborn Partner, John E. Osborn P.C.

Salvatore Barbieri

Owner, Metropolitan Planning & Management LLC

Paula Mayo

President and Executive Director, The Interchurch Center

Moira McClintock

Partner, Ford 3 Architects, LLC


View Video of Afternoon Session


3:00pm –4:00pm         Capital Campaigns and Online Giving Brian Crimmins

CEO, Changing Our World, Inc.

Tom Kissane

Principal and Managing Director, CCS Fundraising

Stephen J. Nicholl

Director of Development, Diocese of Trenton


4:00pm –5:00pm         Protecting Your Assets: Insurance Best Practices

Lisa O’Brian

President, Baylis & Geist, Inc.

Michael Jakob

Vice-President, Carriage Trade Insurance Agency, Inc.

Richard Freiman

Partner, Richard Freiman & Associates PLLC


5:00pm –5:15pm         Closing Prayer and Remarks