SARAH KOSER, CPA, CGFO, CPFO
Interim Finance Director
The Villages Community Development Districts
Sarah Koser has been serving as Deputy Director of Finance for the Villages Community Development Districts for the last year. Prior to that Sarah was with the Citrus County Clerk of the Circuit Court for 24 years, 17 of those as the Finance Director.
Sarah has been a member of the FGFOA since 1994, was elected to a three year term on the Board in 2009 and re-elected to another three year term in 2012. She has served as the Board Liaison to the Certification Committee, School of Governmental Finance Committee and the Membership Development Committee. In 2012-13, Sarah chaired the Ad Hoc Student Outreach committee. Prior to being elected to the Board she served on the Career Development Committee, Small Government Committee, Conference Host Committee and Nominating Committee. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Nature Coast Chapter of the FGFOA in 2005 and served as the charter year president. Sarah is a also a member of GFOA and has served on the GFOA Special Review Committee for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting program for six years.
Sarah graduated summa cum laude from St. Leo University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. She earned the designation of CPA in 1997, CGFO in 1998 and CPFO in 2001. She also holds a Certificate in Supervisory Management from the Florida Center for Public Management at the Florida State University.