2014 - 2015 Election
Committee met on February 24, 2014 to review nominations submitted for the 2014
election of FGFOA Officers and Directors. The Committee is pleased to set
forth its recommendations for the 2014-2015 Slate of Candidates as follows:
2014 Annual Conference Registration is Now Open!
May 31 - June 4, 2014 at the Orlando World Center Marriott
The FGFOA Board of Directors, Conference Host Committee and the Conference Program Committee are pleased to announce the 2014 FGFOA Annual Conference registration is now open! The theme, “Financial Rollercoaster-Staying on Track”, depicts what we have been experiencing and the ongoing challenges as finance professionals.
Take advantage of the opportunity to receive over 20 hours of CPE as well as the required four hours Governmental Ethics Course. In addition, a choice of two Pre-Conference Seminars on Saturday, May 31, 2014: Investment Pre-con or Pension to cover the eight hours of investment training or Budget, Economics, and Financial Planning Pre-Conference Seminar for eight hours of TB.
FGFOA has secured special rates for the 2014 Annual Conference participants of $149 per night at The Marriott World Center Orlando. Parking rates are $15.00 Valet and $5.00 self park per day. Please register early to ensure the conference room rate availability. The hotel registration form will be emailed to you once you're conference registration is received.
2014-2015 FGFOA Committees
President-Elect Mary Lou Pickles invites you to join a committee. Deadline April 15, 2014.
Exhibitor Registration is now open!!!
We invite you to exhibit at the 2014 FGFOA Annual Conference June 1 - June 2, 2014 at the Marriott World Center Orlando Florida. Please click here
for more information and registration forms. For specific questions please contact Nicolle Bournival or 850-701-3630.
Member Registration will open soon.
Lifetime Achievement Award
The FGFOA is soliciting nominations for the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. This award, sponsored by the Florida Government Finance Officers Association, will recognize and honor a Finance Officer who has made a lasting and worthwhile contribution to the citizens of Florida through their efforts and dedication in the performance of their duties on a local level, and who has served the FGFOA in its efforts to enhance the profession.
The deadline to submit is April 1, 2014
2014 CGFO Spring Exams
You must be approved as a candidate to take the exams. All exams will begin at promptly at 8:00 am (you must arrive no later than 15 minutes early for check in) Please remember to bring a photo ID for check in. The cost for each exam is $30.
CGFO Exams will be held on Friday March 28, 2014 in the following locations:
West Palm Beach
Click here for more information and to register.
Please join us in congratulating the newest CGFO’s as of the November 2013 exams.
Dan Carpenter, Finance Director, City of Indian Rocks Beach
Robert Crawford, Accounting Manager, Nassau County CCC
Margaret Curtin, Budget Manager, City of Tampa
Kristin Daniels, Budget Analyst, Indian River County
Brenda Fallon, Comptroller, East County Water Control District
Uyen Le, Accountant, City of Tampa
Elissa Nagy, Assistant Finance Director, Indian River County CCC
Blake Rane, Director of Finance, City of Lake Park
Uniform Chart of Accounts
During the 2011 Florida legislative session, Section 215.89 Florida Statutes was created. In response to the legislation, the state CFO has proposed a Uniform Chart of Accounts (UCOA) and reporting requirements. The FGFOA Board of Directors has approved a white paper that was developed by a task force composed of FGFOA members. Please find the Executive Summary below and the links to the documents.
Below is a list of the cities that passed a resolution
Children's Services Council of Broward County
City of Belleair Bluffs
City of Cheifland
City of Cocoa
City of Cocoa Beach
City of Coleman
City of Crescent City
City of Daytona Beach Shores
City of Deerfield Beach
City of Dunedin
City of Edgewater
CIty of Holly Hill
City of Hollywood
City of Holmes Beach
City of Jasper
City of Lake Mary
City of Melbourne
City of Newberry
City of New Port Richey
City of Orange City
City of Pomopano Beach
City of Sunny Isles Beach
City of Tamarac
City of Weston
Miami Shores Village
Town of Indian Shores
Town of Reddick
Village of Palm Springs
Village of Tequesta
FGFOA is proud to offer FREE Webinars to all current FGFOA members
Registration information is sent to all members via email approximately two weeks prior to each webinar. Click here to view the presentations.