Washington Update: Year-End Review and 2024 Preview

Washington Update: Year-End Review and 2024 Preview

Recorded On: 11/30/2023

Washington DC

Join us for this half-hour session where NACUBO policy experts provide valuable insights into key legislative and regulatory developments as we approach year-end. We'll cover the two-part continuing resolution, must-pass year-end legislative issues, recent regulatory final rules, and what's on the horizon as Congress reconvenes after the winter break. Stay informed about these developments and their implications for your business office as we step into the new year.

Attendees will:

  • Understand the two-part continuing resolution and its political implications
  • Gain insights into essential year-end legislative priorities
  • Receive updates on regulatory changes, with a focus on financial responsibility and transcript holds
  • Explore post-winter break congressional activities, including potential government shutdown implications
  • Comprehend the impact of new regulatory rules scheduled for July 2024

Bryan Dickson

Director, Student Financial Services and Educational Programs


Bryan Dickson is the director of student financial services and educational programs for NACUBO. As part of NACUBO’s leadership development team, he is responsible for supporting the advancement of an array of member programs and services, including educational programming for new chief business officers.

In addition, he is a staff liaison to NACUBO’s Student Financial Services Council, working on behalf of the NACUBO membership to assist bursars and student accounts staff on a national level through advocacy with federal agencies and members of Congress. Prior to joining NACUBO in 2007, Dickson was a member of the legal and compliance practice at CEB, Inc., a best practice insight and technology company in Washington, DC. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

Ashley N. Jackson

Director, Government Affairs


Ashley N. Jackson, director of government affairs for NACUBO, leads advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill on issues affecting business officers such as higher education reauthorization, tax and accounting policy, and annual appropriations. Prior to joining NACUBO, from 2015 to 2022, Jackson worked with the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) to secure $3 million for the asphalt airfield pavement research program as part of the Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization. She focused on surface transportation and aviation authorizations, annual appropriations bills, highway funding, and asphalt research as NAPA's point person on Capitol Hill. In addition to managing the NAPA Political Action Committee, Jackson led the planning and execution of the annual Transportation Construction Coalition Legislative Fly-In, which brought more than 500 highway contractors to Washington each spring to discuss issues affecting highway and airport infrastructure funding with lawmakers.

Sue Menditto

Senior Director, Accounting Policy


Sue Menditto is NACUBO’s expert on financial accounting and reporting, managerial analysis, and financial viability. She is charged with fulfilling higher education advocacy needs with the GASB, FASB, AICPA, and Department of Education. She was appointed to the IPEDS Finance Survey Workgroup in August 2023 as one of its financial reporting experts. She has also represented higher education on the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (2006–2012), AICPA’s Revenue Recognition Task Force (2016–2017), and the Department of Education’s financial responsibility subcommittee (2017–2018).

Menditto informs the association’s research efforts on accounting issues, endowment management, and tuition discounting; writes member communications: news, advisories, accounting tutorials, and articles; and supports members’ professional development needs by providing subject matter guidance. She has also co-authored chapters of publications addressing accounting, public health, and analytics and regularly speaks on accounting and financial management topics at conferences.

Menditto began her career in public accounting, was a CFO and Controller for a not-for-profit organization, and a vice president for Bank of America where she specialized in change management and accounting policy. She holds degrees in psychology and accounting and is a certified public accountant.  


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Washington Update: Year-End Review and 2024 Preview
11/30/2023 at 2:30 PM (EST)  |  Recorded On: 11/30/2023  |  32 minutes
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