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Public Finance in the Time of COVID-19: A Conversation with Treasurer Wooden

Municipal Training WEBINAR

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Public Finance in the Time of COVID-19: A Conversation with Treasurer Wooden


10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


During this virtual event, attendees will hear from Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden, as he discusses: 

  • Stimulus Package and what the federal government has done to assist state and local governments during COVID-19 
  • Budget Reserve Fund Status 
  • Recent Bond Sales 
  • National and State Economic Outlook 
  • Financial Literacy/Wellness 
  • Corporate Call to Action 

Attendees will also hear from several staff members from the Office of the State Treasurer. Steven Meier, Assistant Treasurer and Senior Principal Investment Officer, and Tom Fiore, Director of Economic Capital and Revenue Forecasting from OPM, will discuss the National and State economic outlook. Principal Investment Officer, Mike Terry, will provide an update on STIF. Lastly, Laurie Martin, the Chief Investment Officer, will discuss MERF updates. 

Additionally, attendees are encouraged to engage with Treasurer Wooden and his staff by submitting questions throughout this training, which will be addressed during Q&A sessions. 


CCM PRESENTERS back to top

Shawn T. Wooden
Connecticut State Treasurer 
Office of the State Treasurer

Mark C. Nickerson
First Selectman
Town of East Lyme

Mike Terry
Principal Investment Officer
Office of the State Treasurer

Steven Meier
Assistant Treasurer and Senior Principal Investment Officer
Office of the State Treasurer

Laurie Martin
Chief Investment Officer
Office of the State Treasurer

Tom Fiore
Director of Economic Capital and Revenue Forecasting
State of Connecticut Office of Policy and Management


  • First Selectmen, Mayors, Town/City Managers
  • Finance Personnel
  • Human Resources/Personnel
  • City/Town Attorneys
  • Economic Development Personnel
  • Board, Commission, and Committee Members

COST back to top

FREE to individuals who are elected, appointed, or employed by muncipalities that are CCM Members.

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HOW TO REGISTER back to top

CLICK HERE to be redirected to GoToWebinar, where attendees can register.

Please contact CCM Training at or call (203) 498-3037.

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Due to current conditions, CCM is not holding in-person trainings for participants in the CCMO program to earn credit hours. However, CCM would still like to provide opportunities to work toward completion in the program. 

Participants have the opportunity to earn CCMO credit hours by watching and participating in this webinar:

  • Watching this webinar live is good for 1 credit hour of Organizational Development.
  • Completing the short quiz that will be sent to attendees following the webinar is good for 2 credit hours of Organizational Development. 



Fine Print back to top

UPDATES & CHANGES: Last minute changes and updates, weather postponements, cancellations, etc. will be posted on this page

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand your schedule may change. Please let us know if you have registered and can no longer attend.

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