2015 Dates Type Of Meeting Location Rationale Reimbursement
January 14-19, 2015 Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project & NY State Assembly Inauguration New York, NY Rainbow Push Conference Treasurer Jones was invited to speak about her work in expanding investment banking and asset management opportunities to minority firms. $1,133.43
January 15-17, 2015 Operation Hope Global Summit Atlanta, GA & New York, NY Operation HOPE is an international financial empowerment conference. Operation HOPE provides complimentary financial literacy education and empowerment programs designed to foster financial well-being. There is an Operation HOPE program (HOPE Inside) located in our Office of Financial Empowerment. The operational cost of the HOPE Inside Center is underwritten through charitable donations. $923.58
April 29-30, 2015 Meeting with IFS Atlanta, GA IFS is a member of the pool of investment banking firms hired by the Treasurer’s office. $604.63
May 16-19, 2015 Cities United for Immigration Action-Municipal ID Conference New York, NY The Treasurer and Mayor’s Office explored launching a Municipal ID program that has been effective in other cities. The Treasurer attended a conference on Municipal ID on behalf of the City of St. Louis. $1,248.88
May 26-27, 2015 New Deal Ideas Summit San Francisco, CA The NewDEAL is a national network of rising state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives. Its mission is to bring together leaders focused on expanding opportunity and to help them develop and spread innovative ideas to spur economic growth that is broadly-earned and sustainable. Treasurer Jones was nominated and selected for this program. The ideas summit was to discuss advances in technology around financial services. Treasurer Jones spoke on a panel with Treasurer Jose Cisneros of San Francisco. $94.22
June 1-7, 2015 Manufacturing review w/Xerox & Parkeon New York, NY & Paris, France After selecting a new parking contractor, the Treasurer attended meetings to ensure an effective implementation of new parking technology. The Treasurer used her own money to travel to the meter manufacturer’s plant in France to learn more about the new parking technology before implementing the new meters in St. Louis. $108
June 8-10, 2015 Clinton Global Initiative Denver, CO City Treasurer Tishaura Jones was honored at the annual Clinton Global Initiative America conference, part of former President Bill Clinton's foundation. The conference is aims to bring people together to "develop solutions for economic growth, long-term competitiveness, and social mobility in the United States." Jones was a participant. She was singled out and recognized for her work on a nationwide program to increase the number of children with college savings accounts. $670.70
June 14-17, 2015 NASP Conference Chicago, IL The National Association of Securities Professionals Annual Pension and Financial Services Conference is regarded as one of the industry's top conferences. The event provides three-days of essential education, relationship building with key decision-makers, and access to business opportunities. The Treasurer attended this conference in efforts to improve St. Louis investments and identify opportunities for cost savings. $1,142.28
June 28-July 4, 2015 IPI Conference Las Vegas, NV The IPI Conference & Expo brings together more than 3,000 parking professionals from to provide the parking continuing education and seminars. $677.59
July 6 & 24, 2015 Executives in State & Local Govt at Harvard Boston, MA & San Diego, CA Treasurer Jones was nominated for and was awarded the Cahn Fellowship. Admission to this coveted program at Harvard is selective. $1,471
July 24-26, 2015 Governing Magazine Women in Government Leadership Conference San Diego, CA The Women in Government Leadership Program is Governing Institute's special initiative to create a bipartisan, national network of women thought leaders. The members will build relationships across city and state boundaries. The Treasurer was selected to be a part of the inaugural class of the Women in Government program. $204.95
August 13-14, 2015 Operation Hope BD Meeting Chicago, IL Treasurer Jones was appointed to the Midwestern Board of Operation Hope. She is responsible for expanding opportunities for financial empowerment in Midwestern states along with other board members, who are bank presidents/vice presidents $168
September 16-20, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus Washington, D.C. The CBCF Annual Legislative Conference (ALC) is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global black community. $1,025.71
October 1-2, 2015 National League of Cities: Youth Employment Programs Conference Washington, D.C. The Treasurer attended this conference to learn more about integrating financial literacy into city summer jobs programs. Since attending this conference, STL Summer Jobs provides all its employees with financial literacy classes and banking access. The OFE also came in 2nd place in a poster competition for their work on youth empowerment. $435.66
November 18-22,2015 New Deal Annual Conference Washington, D.C. The NewDEAL is a national network of rising state and local elected leaders who are pro-growth progressives. Its mission is to bring together leaders focused on expanding opportunity and to help them develop and spread innovative ideas to spur economic growth that is broadly-earned and sustainable. Treasurer Jones was nominated and selected for this program. $180.02
November 20-21, 2015 Presidential Justice Forum Columbia, SC The Treasurer is a part of the 20/20 Leaders of America, LLC (“20/20 Club”), a diverse, bipartisan group of black mayors; city, county and state officials; prosecutors; defense attorneys; political strategists, police chiefs and other law enforcement from across the nation. The Treasurer was part of the 20/20 Club’s Criminal Justice Forum for Presidential Candidates. $309