40th Annual Conference

40th Annual Conference

April 3-5, 2022

Seattle, Washington

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Conference FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

NAFOA will follow CDC Guidelines and local Washington State guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety and requirements. Currently, Washington has reinstated a statewide mask mandate in public indoor settings to all individuals, regardless of vaccination status. Beginning March 1, 2022, the vaccine verification requirement will no longer be in effect in King County. You will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test in order to attend the conference per the local guidelines. Please visit the King County COVID-19 Guidance page for more information.

Please note that all attendees agree to the following by attending NAFOA's 40th Annual Conference.

COVID-19 RELEASE & HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT: By registering and attending a NAFOA event/meeting you acknowledge that there is an unknown risk of exposure to COVID-19 and/or other diseases through exposure to contaminated objects, as well as through personal contact. Such exposure carries with it a certain degree of risk that could result in illness, disability or death. You hereby agree to release and hold harmless NAFOA, its employees, officers, directors, volunteers, and vendors from and against all claims of damages and liability resulting from exposure to COVID-19 or other diseases. You also hereby warrant you are abiding by your state/locality laws regarding COVID-19 restrictions.

Yes! CPEs will be available to in-person attendees. Please see the CPE FAQ for more information.

Yes. All sessions will be available for on-demand viewing for all registered attendees. Session recordings will not be available until after the conference. Note that you cannot earn CPEs for watching the session recordings. CPEs are only available for in-person attendance at sessions.

NAFOA is not able to live-stream our conference sessions, but you can purchase access to all general session and breakout session recordings if you are not able to attend in-person. Access to all session recordings for on-demand viewing will be available after the conference.
*Please note that CPEs are not available viewing session recordings.

Yes, elections will be held for the positions of President and 2nd Vice-President. Please see the nomination form for more information and to submit a nomination for the NAFOA Board.


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Our Sponsors


Wells Fargo

Platinum Sponsors

Mutual of America Financial Group

Gold Sponsors

Bank of America
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Finley & Cook, P.L.L.C.
Moss Adams LLP
PNC Bank
SAP Concur
Sheppard Mullin
Wipfli LLP

Silver Sponsors

BKD CPAs & Advisors
BOK Financial
Bold Concepts
Capital One
Columbia Bank
Conner & Winters, LLP
Conover Insurance Services, a division of HUB international Northwest LLC
Convenient Cards
Dell Technologies
FS Advisors, Inc.
Fifth Third Bank
Graystone Consulting
Ho-Chunk, Inc.
Holland & Knight LLP
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Lincoln Financial Group
Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP
Miller Nash LLP
Northern Trust
PFM Asset Management
Rockefeller Capital Management
TFA Capital Partners
The Mahoney Group
Tribal Solutions Group
U.S. Bank
USI Consulting Group
Umpqua Bank

Bronze Sponsors

Arledge & Associates, P.C.
Assured Benefits Administrators
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
BlueBird CPAs
Cushman CPA
Hilltop Securities Inc.
Institutional Cash Distributors - ICD
Kutak Rock LLP
National Investment Services
Numu Communications LLC
OCOO Office of the Managing Executive for Small Offices U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Pinnacle Bank
Providence First Trust Company
R.W.M. Financial Group
Software Simplified
Tribal Print Source


American Indian Chamber Education Fund PTAC

Brown & Brown, Inc.

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas

Muckleshoot Casino

Oklahoma State University


San Luis Rey Indian Water Authority

Tribal Convenience Store Association