- UCD CRD158: Community Governance. April 2016. UC Davis, CA.
- League of California Cities Planning Commissioners Academy, March 4, 2016. San Ramon, CA.
- California Society of Municipal Finance Officers Annual Conference, March 2-4, 2016. Anaheim, CA.
- University of Southern California PPD559. January 31, 2016. Sacramento, CA.
- League of California Cities Policy Committees. January 21-22, 2016. Sacramento, CA.
- League of California Cities New Mayor Council Manager Academy. January 20-21, 2016. Sacramento, CA.
- Parcel Taxes and other Local Revenue Sources in California. April 17, 2015. Sacramento, CA.
- Presenting findings of a report "Parcel Taxes as a Local Revenue Source in California" by Jon Sonstelie and a panel discussion with Michael Coleman, principal fiscal policy advisor, League of California Cities; Robert Gutierrez, director, California Tax Foundation; and Marianne O’Malley, managing principal analyst, state and local finance, Legislative Analyst’s Office. See the video.
- League of California Cities Policy Committees. April 9-10, 2015. Ontario, CA.
- Capitol Fellows. April 3, 2015. Sacramento, CA.
- Transient Occupancy Taxes and the Home Sharing Phenomenon: a Joint Hearing of the California State Assembly Local Government Committee and Revenue and Taxation Committee, March 18, 2015. Sacramento, CA.
- California Society of Municipal Finance Officers Annual Conference 2013.
Fiscal Crisis: Prospects for Deficit Reduction and Pension Reform" a UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies conference. September 21, 2012. Berkeley, CA.