WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ --
What: A conference for nonprofit organizations to promote greater transparency and accountability in the nonprofit community. Republican Mike Oxley of Ohio, a former House member and chairman of the Financial Services Committee, will speak about the importance for nonprofit organizations to be transparent and ensure greater accountability with their financial standards to build on and preserve donor trust, strengthen the reputations of nonprofit organizations and associations, and enhance the overall nonprofit sector. Attendees will include thought leaders from foremost nonprofits, trade associations and key congressional staff members. Both the House and Senate Ethics committee's staff have deemed this a "widely attended event." Where: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill Ticonderoga Room located on the Ballroom level 400 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. When: Monday, April 12, 2010 Congressman Oxley will be speaking from 7-7:30 p.m. followed by a Q&A session for Council and media. Oxley will be available for media interviews. More: Oxley served as the chairman of the Committee on Financial Services, and was House sponsor of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which provided for oversight of public companies to prevent fraud. The Summit is being organized by the Council for Non-Profit Accountability as a forum to advance principles that will protect and advance the missions and reputations of organizations in the nonprofit space. The Council for Non-Profit Accountability was organized to help foster better understanding of the risks in the nonprofit world, and helping find ways to mitigate those risks. The Council encourages participation by executive leaders in the nonprofit, cooperative, and association sectors to advance principles that will protect and advance the mission's and reputations of organizations. The Council will look to sponsoring events to continue to foster open, honest forums for where research and knowledge can be shared on accountability and transparency.
SOURCE Council for Non-Profit Accountability