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2016-2017 FGFOA Board of Directors Election Results

If you voted, thank you for participating in the 2016-2017 Election.  There were 523 FGFOA members voted (compared to 524 last year and 526 the year before).  

The results are as follows: 
 
Secretary/Treasurer
 
Kent Olson, CGFO, Deputy Treasurer-Clerk, City of Tallahassee
 
Directors:

Shannon Ramsey-Chessman, CPA, CGFO, Chief Operating Officer of Finance, Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller
Alton “Rip” Colvin, CPA, CGFO, CPM, Executive Director, Florida Justice Administrative Commission 
 
 
 
2016 Annual Conference Registration is Now Open!

2016 FGFOA Annual Conference June 12-15, 2016
Pre-Conference Seminars,  Saturday, June 11, 2016
 
The FGFOA is pleased to announce the 2016 FGFOA Annual Conference registration is now open!  Take advantage of the opportunity to receive over 20 hours of CPE as well as the required four hours Governmental Ethics Course.   

Click for full details: Conference Announcement
Online Registration is fast and easy 

 

FGFOA is proud to present the FGFOA “Beginner Boot Camp” 

Boot Camp is currently Sold Out, please click here to contact the FGFOA and be placed on a waiting list.  

 Click for full details: Boot Camp Announcement

 

 
 
2016 FGFOA Annual Conference Exhibitor Registration Is Now Open!!

Exhibitor registration is online only no more forms to fill out, just click here to register.  If you have not received a Login ID or Password or have any questions please contact Nicolle Bournival.

 
 
 
 
From the Technical Resources Committee

Statement No. 68
 
Accounting and Financial Reporting for Pensions—an amendment of GASB Statement No. 27 This statement is new to most of us this year.  Barry Skinner, our current FGFOA president, has shared Orange County’s pension disclosure regarding the Florida Retirement System in an effort to help us.  Many of us have found that it is easier to have someone else’s disclosure to work from than to begin from a blank paper.  We hope you find this information to be helpful.
 
GASB 68 Document 

 

  
 
 
AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Awards – Call for Nominations

Do you know an outstanding CPA in government? Please consider nominating a worthy colleague for the AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Awards. The nomination period is April 1-30.  

The Outstanding CPA in Government Impact Award recognizes the impact of significant contributions of the CPA to the efficiency, effectiveness or innovative service delivery of their respective local, state or federal employer organization. Current or recent accomplishments are the focus of this award.  The Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award recognizes the significant contributions to the CPA profession via government service at the local, state or federal level over a candidate’s entire career.  
Again, the nomination period is April 1-30. The awards are scheduled to be presented at the AICPA’s National Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference (GAAC) in Washington, DC on August 8, 2016.
 
 
 
 
Ethics Training for Municipal Officers
Beginning this month, the FLC University and local/regional leagues are co-sponsoring Continuing Education in Ethics workshops for municipal officers at locations around the state. Click here to view the dates and locations currently scheduled. These workshops will be standardized in presentation and taught by city attorneys.

The four-hour course is designed to comply with the requirement for elected officials to receive four hours of ethics-specific training annually under Chapter 112. 3142, Florida Statutes, effective January 1, 2015. In addition, the League will also offer this training at the annual conference and other statewide meetings.

For information on when a course will be offered near you, contact the local league representative listed on the event date, or Carol Westmoreland at cwestmoreland@flcities.com or (850) 701-3608.

 
 

 

 

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 2015/2016 Tentative Schedule

Please remember to keep your FGFOA membership current to be eligible for the FREE Webinars.