Vector Image Auditing Icon

PITI-VITI Home Event Subscribe icon Training Event Subscribe 2nd icon Upcoming Events

Why You Matter: Oversight as a Critical Component of Governance

Course CategoryLeadership

Event calendar iconAugust 29, 2022

Event time icon9:00 a.m.

Event globus icon Change


This virtual course will be delivered regionally via Zoom.

Registration is open to insular government professionals.

Course Description

We are working on a session description for you right now!

Will learn icon What You Will Learn

You will earn so much from Mark Greenblatt!

Who Should Attend

APIPA conference sessions are intended for island government accountability professionals.  Audit, budget, finance, accounting, and related management and staff members will find interest and value in this presentation.

Info icon Tuition Fees

With funding support from the United States Department of the Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, courses are available free of charge for government accountability professionals within the insular areas. The course fee is waived and there is no cost to register and attend, Professionals who do not meet the above criteria, please contact [email protected].










August 29, 2022

9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.


course right section times icon2

CPEs - 2 Credit Hours

course right section virtual delivery

Virtual Delivery

moderator icon2Panelists

Mark Lee Greenblatt

Mark Lee Greenblatt

Washington, D.C.

Karden Kelly

Karden Kelly

Anchorage, AK

Karden is a special agent with the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), Office of Inspector General (OIG), where she has spent nearly 20 years dedicated to fighting fraud, waste, and abuse of government funds. She began her career at DOI OIG as a writer-editor in Washington, DC, working with both audits and investigations on report writing.  She then ventured into the field as a special agent, conducting criminal investigations involving DOI grants, contracts, and employees in the Pacific Northwest, California, and Alaska.

Since 2009, Karden has provided Fraud Awareness Briefings to DOI employees, government contractors, and tribes in Alaska and throughout the Western United States.  Karden specializes in criminal fraud and theft investigations involving tribes and tribal organizations and regularly provides training for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other Alaska Native organizations. She considers outreach to be an essential part of public service and enjoys the collaborative environment in Alaska, where she has resided since 2015.

Karden holds a bachelor’s degree in political science, and a minor in English, from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She also earned a post-Baccalaureate degree in Criminology from Portland State University and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University. She is a certified fraud examiner. Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Karden served on the Outer Continental Shelf Review Team, which received an Award for Excellence from the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency in 2011.