2024 MREA



10:00 am - 11:00 am

Monday, Nov 13

Breakout Session details are being continuously updated. 

(101) Bouncing Back: A Roadmap for Referendum Recovery | Pine 4

Going to the voters to seek approval on a referendum takes an enormous amount of time and effort, and it can be a major blow if the vote does not turn out in your favor. What are the next steps a District can take if this happens to you? Why didn’t it pass? How do you take the pulse of the community? Do you have other options to get projects done? Learn from people who have gone through this experience.

Steve Pumper joined PMA Financial Network in July of 2009. Prior to joining PMA, Steve worked as a school business manager in Minnesota schools for 22 years. He brings that experience in helping PMA develop services that are beneficial to the Business Manager in the field. Steve is a Registered Representative with FINRA and holds his series 7, 50 and 63 securities licenses.

Michael Hart is a Director of Public Finance in Minnesota for PMA Securities. He has over a decade of experience in public finance including leading school districts through the financial aspects of bond issues and referendums for both capital projects and operating funds. Mr. Hart holds Series 7, 50, 53, 54 and 63 FINRA licenses.

Kurt Stumpf