A Letter from the MDGFOA President

Letter from the President We are halfway through the fiscal year and so much has occurred within the MDGFOA. As your current President, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on what the fiscal year has brought to our organization and its members. Fiscal Year 2019 saw the creation of the Young Professionals Affinity…

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CPE Certificates Now Available online

MDGFOA now has your CPE Certificates available for you to download online. You will need to LOG IN to your account to access your CPE Certificates. Certificates accessible online begin with the Winter 2018 Conference. If you need CPE Certificates prior to 1/2018 please contact us via email at mdgfoa@mdgfoa.org

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Congrats to our recent CPFO achievers!

Congratulations to our MD GFOA Members who recently achieved the Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designation: Shahnaz Ariff, Accountant, Bowie, Maryland Alvin Bratton, City Treasurer, Glenarden, Maryland Darcy Good, Tax Billing Manager, Anne Arundel County, Maryland

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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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