July 29, 2014

Treasurers’ workshop scheduled for May

laptopThe SMART Transportation Division is conducting a local treasurers’ workshop at its headquarters in North Olmsted, Ohio, May 6-8.

Attendance is limited to 24 registrants.

Those interested in attending the workshop should contact the office of the SMART Transportation Division director of updating/auditing department. Call (216) 228-9400, or email Karen Cashin at kcashin@smart-union.org.

While all local treasurers will likely benefit from this workshop, newly elected treasurers are strongly encouraged to attend.

The three-day session will include all training and materials at no cost to local treasurers. However, the local is responsible for all other costs associated with the treasurer’s attendance at the workshop. Lost time or salary, travel, hotel and meal expenses connected with attendance may be reimbursed if pre-approved at a local meeting as an allowable expense of the local.

The workshop will provide local treasurers with hands-on training on the responsibilities and reporting duties pertaining to their office, including direct receipts and Winstabs. It will also focus on completion of mandatory filings for LM reports and Form 990 and DOL requirements.

The workshop will be held at the SMART Transportation Division Headquarters at 24950 Country Club Blvd., Ste. 340, in North Olmsted. Corporate room rates of $78 per night, plus tax, are available at the Radisson Hotel Cleveland Airport, 25070 Country Club Blvd., in North Olmsted, which is conveniently located adjacent to the parking lot of the SMART Transportation Division headquarters. The deadline for room reservations is April 12.

Reservations can be made by calling the Radisson directly at (440) 734-5060. Provide the code “UTU” when making reservations. The Radisson hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to and from Cleveland Hopkins Airport and a complimentary breakfast buffet.

Training sessions will be conducted by SMART Transportation Division International Auditors Bobby Brantley and Mike Araujo.

Space is limited and attendees will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. It is recommended that those attending make their hotel reservations at the time of registration.

Attendees should bring a notebook computer and a USB flash drive.