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Will County Auditor Blackburn selected as panelist for State CPA Government Conference

Duffy Blackburn, CPA, Will County Auditor

Duffy Blackburn, CPA, Will County Auditor

JOLIET – Will County Auditor Duffy Blackburn will be a panelist for the Illinois Certified Public Accountant Society’s annual Government Conference.

Blackburn, also a CPA, will participate in a discussion titled The Practical Approaches to GASB 54 Implementation on May 2 in Rosemont. The panel will cover the new accounting standard that improves the reporting of leftover funds, especially those which have been committed to a project or restricted by referendum or law.

This will be Blackburn’s first appearance as a featured speaker at the annual conference. He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society’s Government Executive Committee and Conference Task Force. The committee represents the state group on governmental accounting and auditing standards.

The panel also includes CPA panelists from other Illinois local governments, including Wheaton Park District and Village of Deerfield.

For more information, contact Will County Auditor Duffy Blackburn at (815) 740-4609 or For more information on conference, go to or call ICPAS at (800) 993-0407.

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