Corporate Compliance Conference



Nearly 200 Attend 9th Corporate Compliance Conference at Saratoga Hilton Hotel

Quality Compliance Challenges 2016, the 9th Annual Conference for Providers Serving People with Disabilities began this morning for nearly 200 attendees from across the state.

The corporate compliance conference is presented each year by CP of NYS and NYSARC, Inc., and sponsored by Barclay Damon, LLP; Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc.; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; and O’Connell & Aronowitz.

The morning session began at 8:45 with opening remarks by Steven Kroll, Executive Director, NYSARC, Inc. Mr. Kroll then introduced the first session speakers,  Mary Kay Rizzolo, the President and CEO of The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL) and Cathy Ficker Terrill, the Senior Advisor for CQL. Their 90-minute presentation was entitled, CQL and HCBS Settings: Preparing for the New Standards.

The morning concluded with a session entitled, Core Competencies for DSPs: Compliance and Quality Considerations presented by Perry Samowitz, from the Regional Centers for Workforce, Transformation, NYRSA.

The afternoon began with Audits, Investigations and Self-Disclosures, Oh My!, presented by Robert Hussar, Counsel, Barclay, Damon, LLLP. The day concluded with Troubleshooting OPWDD and Justice Center Incidents and Investigations, with Leslie Fuld, Incident Management Unit, NYS OPWDD, and Tammy Devine, Assistant Director, Incident Management Unit, NYS OPWDD.

PowerPoint Presentations from the conference are available at the link below.


Special thanks to our sponsors




      Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc.



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