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GFOA of the US & Canada Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities • Applications Open for 2019 GFOA Academic Scholarships We encourage the advancement of full- and part-time students at the undergraduate and graduate level in the fields of government finance and management and offer the following academic scholarships on an annual basis to help do so: o Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting o Goldberg-Miller…

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113th GFOA Annual Conference

113th GFOA Annual Conference Registration is Open! The conference will take place on May 19-22, 2019, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Take advantage of member, early, and group discounted registration fees. Maximize your CPE credits by coming to Los Angeles a day or two early for GFOA’s preconference seminars. Learn more, including how to…

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Montgomery County MD receives recognition by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the Washington Metropolitan Area for Excellence in Government Finance.

Montgomery County MD receives recognition by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the Washington Metropolitan Area for Excellence in Government Finance. “The General Accounting Team of Montgomery County Government is honored for their hard work and dedication in automating and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the fiscal year end closing process, which includes…

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Debt Affinity Group Meeting Announced

Join the Debt Affinity Group on November 29, 2018 at the MDOT HQ in Hanover, MD Municipal Bonds and Tax Reform: Joe Paucke, Sr VP, Davenport & Co. Baltimore City Convention Hotel Refunding/Restructuring (Bond Buyer Nominated Deal of the Year): Steve Kraus, Deputy Director of Finance, Baltimore City See more information and register here

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AFFINITY GROUP Kicks off in October!

The Young Professionals Affinity Group exists to foster and encourage the younger generation of our financial professionals, both students and currently employed fiscal professionals, by giving its members the necessary forums and tools to create the culture, knowledge, and opportunities to both enter a career in government finance as well as continue to succeed in…

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All the Latest: New Best Practices at GFOA

Training Type: Webinar Course Status: New Course Date and Time: Oct 23 2018 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm EDT Level: Basic Field of Study: Management Services CPE Credits: 2 Member Price: $0.00 Non-Member Price: $160.00 Prerequisite: None. Speakers: Melinda Gildart,Controller,Chicago Public Schools Melanie S. Keeton,Assistant Finance Director,City of San Antonio, TX David Schmiedicke,Finance Director,City of Madison,…

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MEMBER ALERT from GFOA’s Federal Liaison

SEC Approves Rule 15c2-12 Amendments While SEC Rule 15c2-12 does not directly require issuers of municipal securities to adhere to certain disclosure requirements, the Rule does require underwriters to reasonably determine that the issuer has agreed to disclose annual financial and operating information, as well as material event notices. Issuers must make these disclosures within…

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Congratulations Montgomery County- PAFR Award Recipient

GFOA’s Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR) Program recognizes individual governments that successfully produce high quality annual reports, which are specifically designed to be easily accessible and understandable to the general public and other interested parties. MDGFOA would like to congratulate Montgomery County, Maryland for achieving the PAFR Award for the first-time

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Complimentary Workshop Available

Managing Your Water System Into the Future September 19, 2018 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Univ MD Univ College Elkridge, MD For more information and registration MD_ManagingYourWaterSystemIntotheFuture

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CPFO Exam Now Available Online

The GFOA of the US and Canada is now offering the CPFO Exam online. You may find out more information online at http://www.gfoa.org/cpfo

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